Senior Manager, Program Management
- Business Function: Program Management
- Work Location: Penang SDSM Office--LOC_SNDK_Seberang Perai Office
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We are seeking an experienced and driven Program Management Lead to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating program management efforts in the areas of creative asset management, packaging project management and creative and product operations. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including creative, marketing, product, and operations, to ensure effective planning, execution, and delivery of programs, with a focus on driving efficiency, quality, and successful outcomes.
Creative Asset Management:
Collaborate with creative teams to define asset management best practices, workflows, and tools, ensuring efficient asset creation, version control, and distribution.
Coordinate with stakeholders to gather requirements and establish processes for requesting, reviewing, and approving creative assets.
Implement and maintain a centralized digital asset management system, ensuring accurate metadata tagging, searchability, and accessibility for various teams.
Lead efforts to optimize creative asset usage, track asset performance, and identify opportunities for reuse and repurposing.
Packaging Project Management:
- Lead the end-to-end project management of packaging design initiatives, collaborating with design, production, and marketing teams.
- Develop project timelines, allocate resources, and ensure adherence to deadlines and budget constraints.
- Facilitate communication and coordination between cross-functional teams to achieve project objectives.
Creative and Product Operations:
- Implement and optimize operational processes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness across creative and product development teams.
- Collaborate with product managers to align creative strategies with product goals.
- Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement best practices to drive operational excellence.
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., business, project management) is required.
- Proven experience in program management, with a focus on creative asset management and/or operations.
- Strong understanding of creative asset management principles, processes, and tools, with experience in digital asset management systems.
- Solid project management skills, including project planning, execution, and monitoring, with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple programs simultaneously.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across cross-functional teams and influence stakeholders at all levels.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a data-driven approach to decision-making.
- Familiarity with Agile methodology is highly desirable.
- Proficiency in project management software tools and platforms.
- Leadership experience, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams towards successful program outcomes.
- Must have managed 3+ direct reports
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