Technical Project Manager – Regional Sports Networks

Posted: 12/6/2017

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Role Purpose
The Technical Project Manager will plan, manage, and deliver projects, from conception through testing and deployment, for the NBC Sports Regional Networks, delivering cross-platform products, with the overarching goal of providing deliverables within scope, budget and timelines.

Job Duties
• Collaborate with product, technical, and operational teams to determine business and technical requirements for new product delivery
• Create detailed project schedules/plans, test plans, risk plans, budgets, communication plans, scope statements, etc. using generally accepted project management processes and tools
• Develop resource plans by working with team leaders to ensure appropriate resources are in place throughout each project
• Provide guidance to internal and vendor teams on project requirements and integrations
• Coordinate project deliverables to ensure team is on track and communicate progress to all stakeholders in an organized and formal manner
• Incorporate quality control processes into each project and lead QA, load testing and User Acceptance Testing
• Manage medium-sized portfolio of projects strategically, identifying synergies amongst a series of inter-related projects to help define an optimal project roadmap
• Proactively identify opportunities to adjust processes for efficiencies. Help develop strategies and procedures for continual improvement for project delivery
• Clearly and concisely articulate complex concepts for a variety of audiences

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in a Project Management role using MS Project or similar software, working within a technology team, technology department or an IT department

    Additional Qualifications
  • Proven experience to carry out project management concepts, preferably PMI‘s PMBOK, Waterfall and/or Agile SDLC methodologies
  • Ability and desire to continually learn about new technologies, project management methodologies and adapt to ever-changing business and industry needs
  • Ability to understand and absorb technical requirements and translate into actionable deliverables, evaluate new ideas, manage tradeoffs, or identify risks
  • Excellent organization skills with attention to detail. Ability to work in a deadline-driven work environment and to multitask.
  • Ability to effectively organize meetings including; creating pertinent agendas, managing conversations, and summarizing the results into a set of decisions made and next steps
  • Experience coordinating with multiple internal departments (i.e. Business Development, Sales, Network Operations, WebOps, Analytics, Ad Sales Operations, etc.) to complete projects on time
  • Experience working with external resources, including vendors and freelancers
  • Ability to manage change in a controlled manner, identify and understand regular requests for change and quickly determine project impact on budget, schedule, scope and risk.

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: 37286BR)
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

  • Experience delivering projects of technical complexity. Knowledge of connected device or video streaming technology
  • Knowledge of web, online video and mobile standards, best practices, design and usability principles, and constraints
  • Ability to self-start, self-manage, meet deadlines and learn from mistakes
  • Thrives in a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Possess a passion for digital media and the sports business

    NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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