Retail Engagement and Marketing Project Manager

Austin, TX 78701
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Posted: Sep 17, 2021

Role Number:200287440

Apple is looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our Retail Engagement and Marketing team to lead projects with cross-f...Summary


Posted: Sep 17, 2021

Role Number:200287440

Apple is looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our Retail Engagement and Marketing team to lead projects with cross-functional global partners responsible for crafting and delivering high quality learning solutions. This role is responsible for managing the life-cycle of multiple projects including planning, execution and control, monitoring and closure. Ensuring projects stay aligned with objectives, commitments, and goals is pivotal along with regular communication on project progress including milestone completion, risk assessments and scope change.

Key Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and proficiency in project management processes, including planning tasks and allocating resources, risk management, issues management, time management, financial management, HR management, working in teams, quality management, monitoring and reporting, documentation and record keeping
  • Ability to plan and facilitate meetings.
  • Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change.
  • Negotiating skills within a context of political sensitivity and conflicting interests.
  • Presentation and written communication skills.
  • Personal integrity and courage to escalate issues about the project to management when necessary and to advocate for responsible solutions to project problems.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of functional expertise; competence in clear, concise and tactful communication with senior management, clients, peers and staff.
  • Ability to build teams and generate a spirit of cooperation while coordinating diverse activities and groups; people management and negotiating skills within a team environment.


Determine project goals and priorities with project lead and/or sponsors

Co-create project charters with project lead/sponsors including definition of completion criteria, project plans, and governance structures

Analyze risks, establish contingency plans and identify trigger events and responsibility for initiating mitigating action

Create project schedule for tracking and reporting on progress to plan, budget and schedule reporting and change control

Analyze the actual performance against the plan and make adjustments consistent with the plan objectives. Provide real time data via reporting in alignment with the REM organization's priorities and focus areas

Manage relationships with project team and stakeholders, keeping them informed of progress and issues in order to manage expectations on all project requirements and deliverables

Manage change to preserve business plan commitments; initiate review if objectives must change

Proactively identify changes in work scope and ensure appropriate planning measures are taken to reassess and amend the scope of work required, budget and timelines

Determine what constitutes successful closure for all parties; gain acceptance and sign-off by all parties when closure is attained

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree or equivalent is preferred

Additional Requirements

  • 3+ years project management experience
  • PM Certification is preferred but not required

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Apple, Inc.
Austin, TX 78701

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