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Innovation Project Manager Team Leader

DFW Airport, TX, United States
Mar 1, 2023


Job Description


Job Overview:

Do you have a knack for innovation and project management? Are you ready to lead a team of talented professionals and drive change in a dynamic industry? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

As our Innovation Project Manager Team Lead, you will be at the forefront of cutting-edge initiatives that push the boundaries of what is possible. Reporting to the VP Innovation, you will manage the efforts of our Project Manager(s) and take on team leader responsibilities for the group. You'll ensure that our projects run smoothly, from tracking progress to coordinating stakeholders and ensuring timely delivery. The diversity of our programs (and program types) will satiate even the most voracious appetite for learning—bringing you into the future of autonomous mobility, biometrics, AR/VR, digital identity and more.

We're looking for someone who can think outside the box and come up with creative solutions to complex challenges. You'll need to be a strategic thinker who can develop a plan of action and inspire your team to execute it flawlessly. You'll also need to have excellent communication skills, as you'll be working with a variety of stakeholders across the organization.


What you will be doing:

  • Hire and manage the efforts of our project manager(s) and lead PM staff utilization efforts.
  • Develop and implement new techniques to improve team efficiency and general business acumen.
  • Coordinate larger and more complex project activities with other business areas.
  • Act as a liaison between the team and other organizations when escalation is needed.
  • Evaluate and implement “proof of concept” test opportunities in a disciplined manner designed to improve innovation impact.
  • Serve as an innovation champion to build innovation capabilities and promote employee engagement.


What you need:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • 5 years of experience in project management, innovation, product development, or management consulting.
  • 3 years of direct supervisory experience.
  • Strong communication and distribution skills.
  • PMP certification and/or prior PMO management experience is desired.
  • The ability to lead and motivate a group of employees to achieve goals.
  • Possession of a valid class C driver’s license.



At our company, we value innovation, creativity, and initiative. We're looking for someone who shares our passion for pushing the boundaries of what is possible and driving change as we work to deliver on DFW’s promise of “Travel Transformed.” If you're up for the challenge, apply today to join our team as our Innovation Project Manager Team Lead!


About Us

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.


Job Info

Job ID# 1006987

Mar 1, 2023

United States