People Experience Senior Project Manager | Activision Blizzard | $72.7k-$134.5k | Remote (United States)

People Experience Senior Project Manager | Activision Blizzard | $72.7k-$134.5k | Remote (United States)

72,700 - 134,500 / year
Remote US
Application ends: August 7, 2024
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Job Description

Job Title: People Experience Senior Project Manager

Requisition ID: R022857

Job Title: People Experience Senior Project Manager

Reporting To: Director, People Experience Strategy & Effectiveness

Department: People Experience Strategy & Effectiveness

Location: Santa Monica, CA; Irvine, CA; Work From Home

Activision plays a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions such as Marketing, Communications, Legal, Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain. Located in our global headquarters in Santa Monica, we encompass equal parts agility, creativity and difficulty to enhance the employee and player experience. To learn more, check us out at or on Twitter at @ATVI_AB.

Your Mission

As a People Experience Senior Project Manager, your role will be focused on the successful management and delivery of individual and integrated projects. This role will report to the Director, People Experience Strategy & Effectiveness, responsible for leading and advising the project management, enterprise HR process improvement, and organizational change offices for People Experience (HR Operations & Technology).

The incumbent will lead projects that improve all aspects of HR enterprise transaction along the entire employee lifecycle. This role focuses on forming projects in scope and success metrics, identifying and establishing firm requirements, coordinating design sessions for process engineering and technology optimization, supporting build, testing, cutover, hypercare, and project close activities, as well as change management needs to secure the successful adoption of the delivered change. The role plays a pivotal role in keeping a balance between required localization related to country specific regulations and our goal of keeping the integrity of our global process design standards. Successful delivery of all HR or Talent Acquisition projects will follow our established project management methodology and governance.

  • You will build project plans, handle cross-functional dependencies, mitigate risks, handle financials, and engage with collaborators on various teams. You will play a meaningful role in ensuring strategic program objectives are being met and provide oversight across project-level risks and issues.
  • The right player will ensure zero tasks are late, and that critical issues are addressed in a timely manner to deliver projects on time.
  • Plan, lead, and supervise multiple, cross-functional, and global HR/TA projects that will span the full HR suite or centers of excellence from initiation through implementation, including scope, changes, risk and quality. Acts as primary project contact to establish key collaborator requirements and project objectives.
  • Establishes all assigned projects in accordance with approved protocols, methodologies, and collaterals that ensure delivery of projects on time, on budget, and while meeting high quality standards and collaborator expectations.
  • Identify and drive project risks and issues to resolution by developing options and recommendations. Raise unresolved items to the leadership team in a timely manner.
  • Interacts with Project Sponsors, Project Stakeholders and multiple business and technical teams to ensure projects tasks and deliverables are completed.
  • Anticipates bottlenecks, provides critical issue management, anticipates and make tradeoffs, and balances the business needs versus technical constraints.
  • Creates, maintains and disseminates project information to partners, including meeting agendas and minutes in a concise, accurate, and professional manner.
  • Bring your passion for the candidate and employee experience as well as for our fellow HR players delivering a new way of working that unlocks our true potential

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Five (5) years of program and project management experience
  • Five (5) years of human resources, recruiting, or recruiting operations experience

Extra Points

  • Exceptional project management planning and delivery skills
  • Shown problem-solving skills, fueled and validated by quantitative insight
  • Passion for leading high impact projects and especially in the Human resources function
  • Creative problem solver who thinks out-of-the-box and is not afraid to question the status quo
  • Teammate with a roll-up-one’s-sleeves demeanor, and highly developed sense of proactivity
  • Exhibits conviction and integrity – owning mistakes and displaying modesty and resiliency, especially in difficult situations.
  • Strategic consultative approach with the ability to form relationships and credibility with customers and cross-functional partners
  • Comfort with ambiguity: leans on strong judgment and high IQ/EQ to provide well-informed solutions

Our World

At Activision, we strive to create the most iconic brands in gaming and entertainment. We’re driven by our mission to deliver unrivaled gaming experiences for the world to enjoy, together. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Crash Bandicoot™, Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™, and Guitar Hero®. As a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and products, our “press start” is simple: delight hundreds of millions of players around the world with innovative, fun, exciting, and engaging entertainment experiences.

We’re not just looking back at our decades-long legacy; we’re forging ahead to keep advancing gameplay with some of the most popular titles and sophisticated technology in the world. We have aggressive ambitions to create the most inclusive company as we know our success comes from the passionate, creative, and complementary teams within our organization.

We’re in the business of delivering fun and unforgettable entertainment for our player community to enjoy. And our future opportunities have never been greater — this could be your opportunity to level up.

Ready to Activate Your Future?

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as advised by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.



We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ – we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $72,720.00 – $134,460.00 Annual. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.

Location: United States (Remote)