Program Manager (NYC or LA)

Posted: 5/9/2019

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

  • Establish & maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and partners.
  • Maintain the processes implemented for project planning, risk management strategy, project prioritization, road-mapping, capacity planning, etc. for the digital products team.
  • Participate in cross-functional status meetings with internal NBCU partners.
  • Facilitate interactions between team members, internal partners and external partners with focused meetings, prescribed agendas and guided conversation.
  • Manage multiple complex projects simultaneously, using established methodologies and tools.
  • Create and clearly maintain all relevant project documentation in established centralized location, per established methodologies and including but not limited to: milestones, action items, meeting notes, key decisions, reference documentation, risks & issues, project deliverables, etc.
  • Drive and track to the holistic project work plan to ensure on-budget and on-time delivery by project management team. Ensure projects are completed within contractual dates and other constraints.
  • Communicate project status via prescribed methodologies and tools.
  • Manage and communicate risks and issues in a timely fashion and according prescribed methodologies and tools; Mitigate the impact to project timelines and roadmaps.
  • Facilitate clear and concise project and portfolio reporting via prescribed methodologies and tools.

  • Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years project management experience
  • Minimum 3+ year of experience managing process, organization, strategy, SDLC, implementation-based projects
  • Minimum 1+ years hands on Agile Experience
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, adapt to, and initiate change in a fast pace environment
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and manage delivery of projects per business requirements
  • Demonstrated experience with presentation and analysis tools, such as PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio
  • Ability to effectively share technical information.
  • Familiarity with an SDLC methodology that includes requirements analysis, development and delivery
  • Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and/or PMP preferred

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Willingness to travel, work nights and on weekends with short notice

  • Self-starter with a proven track record of driving success with minimal guidance
  • Experience using industry standard development and management tools (JIRA & Confluence, SmartSheet)
  • Background in media and entertainment industry preferred
  • An attention to detail while reviewing project deliverables for completeness, quality, and compliance with established project requirements
  • Ability to understand customer needs and connect the dots from technology and services to product requirements
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts in layman terms
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects based on a changing requirements
  • Ability to adapt to and initiate change in a fast pace & agile environment
  • Experience in managing external contractors both on and/or offshore
  • Expertise in managing relationships and negotiating changes to commitments / requirements
  • Some technical background, with alacrity for design, marketing, sales, and business development in regards to understanding impact on project prioritization
  • Strong problem-solver who can thrive in complex environments

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

    Content Distribution Digital Products is responsible for driving consumption, monetization and brand presence for NBCUniversal programming across o/o and distributor digital products - set top box, TVE, dMVPDs.

  • We are 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.

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