Hey there, innovative problem solvers!
DFW Airport is seeking a dynamic and visionary Innovation Project Manager to join our team! As the Innovation Project Manager, you'll be responsible for supporting various division projects and reporting on project progress to our management team. Your goal will be to help us transform travel by developing and implementing new business processes and emerging technologies.
You'll collaborate with stakeholders across various departments to ensure that project objectives and quality measures are completed on time and within budget. You'll also work with cross-functional teams, external vendors, the occasional start up, and keep team templates and process maps current and organized.
If you have a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of experience in project management, product development, or innovation, then we want to hear from you! We're looking for someone who is detail-oriented, flexible, positive, and has a high tolerance for ambiguity. You'll need to have excellent communication skills and be skilled in using project management tools, building project plans, and analyzing data insights to help us see the future and manage our business better.
As our Innovation Project Manager, you'll work in an office environment and but regularly be out-and-about to deploy solutions across the airport. You'll have the opportunity to work with new and emerging technologies like autonomous vehicles, biometrics, and artificial intelligence—always looking for what’s next!
If you're ready to transform the way people travel, then we invite you to apply for the Innovation Project Manager position at DFW Airport!
As an Innovation Project Manager in our centralized Innovation Division, you will play a pivotal role supporting mission critical activities along the product / program development lifecycle. This new role expands the Innovation Department’s capacity to deliver exciting new initiatives for the airport and opens greater opportunity to cover areas of emerging technologies that are crucial to the airport’s future. As Innovation Project Manager you will lead activities with other business areas, identifying appropriate stakeholders (i.e.: Procurement, IT, Legal, Marketing) and coordinate initiatives on behalf of the team and/or individual initiatives. You will have a hand in running innovation pilot programs, setting up vendors for success, defining test plans, and working through recommendations on how to get key milestones accomplished. You’ll keep the proverbial balls rolling and be adept at putting critical milestones in place to ensure the team hits deliverables of all kinds. The Innovation Project Manager will also lead monthly reporting for the group’s activities, ensuring consistent communication of key activities to program stakeholders.
If you’re a project manager who’s curious about how things work—and how to make them work better, this role is for you! It’s a role ideal for a continuous learner and provides growth opportunity into any of our Innovation role functions which include early stage (front-end) ideation and business consulting through to advanced program leadership and delivery.
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We are Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport—one of the most successful airports in the world by any definition. We’re recognized for our innovation, leadership, drive for excellence and talented employees.
Our success is made possible because of the diverse talents of over 2,000 employees who champion our mission of providing an exceptional airport experience to our customers and connect our community to the world. We’re looking for the best talent to join us and help reimagine what an airport can be.
Bring your talents to DFW. Live and work with purpose.