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Manager, Growth Programs - App Store Project Management

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200199441
Summary

Summary

Posted: Oct 16, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200199441

We've all found apps we love and apps that have changed our lives. Apps transform the ways we learn, work, trav...Summary

Summary

Posted: Oct 16, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200199441

We've all found apps we love and apps that have changed our lives. Apps transform the ways we learn, work, travel, have fun, and pursue our passions.

In 2008, the App Store launched with 500 apps. Now there are more than two million. And so our team challenged ourselves: How can we offer more perspective and insight? How do we showcase the work of creative developers? How can we make the App Store a place our hundreds of millions of customers will want to visit every single day?

We're hiring people who want to help make that happen.

We are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated individual to join the App Store Business Operations team. We are seeking a dedicated project manager to build and lead a team of project managers who oversee complex cross-functional, global initiatives supporting the App Store. You will define, build and execute multi-tiered programs that increase efficiencies, improve processes, and drive engagement.

You are someone who has experience leading teams and/or has had experience managing direct reports. You are also flexible and can respond quickly, energetically, and enthusiastically to changes. The environment is fast paced, requiring the ability to work autonomously while also managing aggressive delivery schedules. You should have strong problem solving and negotiation skills as well as a passion for improving on process and tools. The right mix of technical, organizational, and communication skills is the key to success. Attention to detail and a shown ability to prioritize are critical.

Key Qualifications

  • 7-10 years of experience - preferably in project management
  • Experience leading a team and/or overseeing direct reports
  • Consistent track record of leading strategic projects combined with the ability to execute at tactical project level activities and tasks
  • Experience planning, managing, and delivering small to large projects (often at the same time), and sometimes under daily timeframes
  • Excellent leadership skills with strong ability to self-motivate
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness, and attention to detail is a requirement
  • Ability to coordinate central initiatives across App Store and developer priorities
  • Experience designing and managing project plans within one or more project management software platforms
  • Deep knowledge of apps and the digital marketing space
  • Excellent presentation skills including both development and delivery
  • Excellent written & verbal business communication skills
  • Strong communication and time-management skills with a demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Results oriented, energetic and focused with a strong desire to learn and succeed
  • You will have leadership experience, top-notch organizational skills, a "can-do" work ethic, and the ability to connect with employees at all levels.

Description

You will work with a globally dispersed cross-functional team to identify resources, prepare appropriate documentation based on project size, effectively and clearly define and communicate project plans and ongoing statuses, handle project risk, as well as conduct post project reviews. You will be responsible for running the end-to-end processes across App Store initiatives.

MORE SPECIFICALLY:
- Lead communications and workflows, ensuring effective exchange of campaign/project information and asset deliverables
- Ability to effectively communicate overall campaign/project timelines, project deliverables, and resourcing needs
- Ability to navigate contending priorities, allocate resources appropriately and mitigate associated challenges
- Lead campaigns/projects to eliminate time-sensitive bottlenecks and efficiently meet deadlines
- Ability to support direct reports and provide input/coverage when needed while also managing your own portfolio of projects
- Manage day-to-day critical issues and troubleshooting of challenges
- Work closely with the cross-functional teams to continually identify more efficient workflows
- Plan and communicate internal and external workflows, ensuring an effective exchange of information and deliverables
- Experience in communicating briefs to ensure that key internal and external partners are aligned

Responsibilities will also include planning and aligning channel support for campaigns/projects while also leading the overall communication plan for related initiatives. Moreover, the role will lead the execution and production for on-and-off store related efforts that are focused on growth programs.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree, MBA or Post-Graduate is a plus
Project Management Certification is also a plus, but not required

Additional Requirements

Posted: 2020-10-16 Expires: 2020-11-15

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Manager, Growth Programs - App Store Project Management

Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014

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