Apple Project Manager, App Store Business Operations in Santa Clara Valley, California

Project Manager, App Store Business Operations

Job Number: 112943495

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: 23-Aug-2017

Weekly Hours:

Job Summary

Apple's App Store is the world's largest and most innovative software store, serving hundreds of millions of iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch and Mac customers.  

We are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated individual to join the App Store Business Operations team. We are seeking an experienced project manager to manage complex cross-functional, global initiatives supporting the App Store. The candidate will be responsible for defining, building and executing multi-tiered programs that increase efficiencies, improve processes, and drive engagement.

The right person is someone who is flexible and can respond quickly, energetically, and enthusiastically to changes. The environment is fast paced, requiring the ability to work autonomously and manage aggressive delivery schedules. Must have cross-functional communication skills and experience. Candidates should have excellent 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 proven ability to manage priorities are essential.

Key Qualifications

  • 7-10 years of experience - preferably in high-tech project management

  • Experience managing a team

  • Proven track record of leading strategic projects combined with the ability to execute at tactical project level activities and tasks

  • Excellent leadership skills with strong ability to self-motivate and manage a team

  • Flexibility, resourcefulness, and attention to detail is a must

  • Ability to coordinate strategic initiatives across App Store and developer priorities

  • Experience planning, managing, and delivering small to large projects (often at the same time), and sometimes under daily timeframes

  • Deep knowledge of apps and the digital marketing space

  • Excellent presentation skills including both development and delivery

  • Excellent written & verbal business communication skills

  • Outstanding 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 succeedDescription

This position will work with a globally dispersed cross-functional team to identify resources, prepare appropriate documentation based on project size, effectively and clearly communicate project statuses, manage project risk, as well as conduct post project reviews. The ideal candidate will have leadership experience, top-notch organizational skills, a “can-do” work ethic, and the ability to connect with employees at all levels.

Education

Bachelor’s degree, MBA or Post-Graduate is a plus

Project Management Certification is also a plus

Additional Requirements

Exceptional project management skills with strong attention to detail, and a proven ability to influence and collaborate across all levels of the organization

Strong written and communication skills

Willingness to adapt to rapidly changing direction and new challenges

A proactive, assertive, sense of urgency to problem solving

Strong proficiency in keynote and presenting to key stakeholders and senior-executives

Knowledge of industry best practices, third-party partners and developers, and technologies

Demonstrated ability to effectively interact and influence senior management