• Project Manager II

    Job Location US-CA-Pleasanton
    Product Management
    Position Type
  • About Blackhawk Network:

    Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. is a global financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions. Blackhawk platforms and solutions enable the management of stored value products, promotions and rewards programs in retail, ecommerce, financial services and mobile wallets. Blackhawk’s Hawk Commerce division offers technology solutions to businesses and direct to consumers. The Hawk Incentives division offers enterprise, SMB and reseller partners an array of platforms and branded value products to incent and reward consumers, employees and sales channels. Headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif., Blackhawk operates in 26 countries. For more information, please visit blackhawknetwork.com, cashstar.comhawkcommerce.comhawkincentives.com or our product websites GiftCards.comgiftcardmall.comGiftCardLab.com and OmniCard.com.


    As a Project Manager II within Blackhawk Network’s ePMO group, we need a self-motivated, driven individual with exceptional project management skills and a technical background that can work collaboratively within a global, matrixed and fast-paced environment. This role will be responsible for managing technology initiatives working in close collaboration with internal and external stakeholder groups. This role will work collaboratively with product and engineering teams to develop & execute product roadmaps.


    • Manage delivery of technology initiatives (such as BI/Big Data, ERP, eCommerce, Infrastructure, software products, others)
    • Work with cross-functional teams comprising business, product management, engineering, vendors, and support teams to ensure on time, on budget, quality delivery of solutions that support business and technology strategy
    • Develop strong working relationships in the business and technology teams over time
    • Proactively and aggressively manage expectations with stakeholders regarding deliverables, timelines and budget
    • Ability to communicate (written and verbal) at all levels (business and technology leadership, project teams, peers)
    • Interest and aptitude to ramp up quickly on new technologies and processes
    • Provide project status to management on a regular basis; Support senior project/program resources on large scale initiatives
    • Effectively identify, assess, prioritize and manage project risks and issues. Ensure timely escalation to senior PMO leads and to key stakeholders


    • 4+ years of experience in IT project management, management consulting or similar discipline
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or related field
    • Strong technical background desired
    • Experience working with Agile/Scrum methodologies and Rally, Confluence, Portfolio management tools is preferable
    • Technical knowledge of: MS Project, Visio, MS Office
    • Good understanding of SDLC
    • Experience managing initiatives involving design and implementation of new strategic capabilities, business process improvements or automation, or enhancements to existing systems
    • Good understanding of or experience working in the payments industry and ecommerce domain is a plus
    • Self-motivated, creative with a high-level of energy, excellent interpersonal, and organizational skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast changing environment


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