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Project Manager, Direct to Consumer

NBCUniversal, LLC, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Responsibilities:

The Project Management Office is seeking a Project Manager who will manage and deliver complex, multi-dimensional projects in an Agile environment. You will operate in a matrix environment, managing cross-functional projects that enable and support business goals.


As the Project Manager, you will be directly accountable for the project’s results - using Agile best practices to plan, execute, and deliver. You will lead, guide and motivate your agile teams to deliver strategic initiatives with operational excellence.

This role requires strong communication and relationship building skills to effectively manage projects with diverse teams, key stakeholders, and senior executives.

The Job:
  • Facilitate and lead Agile ceremonies - daily standups, iteration planning, retrospectives, sprint reviews
  • Coach teams on Agile practices and principles, delivering high quality products and services to our customers
  • Resolve impediments and build consensus when conflicts arise
  • Manage, assess, communicate, and improve project and team health using qualitative and quantitative measures
  • Understand, advocate, and execute against business goals, driving projects and OKR delivery
  • Collaborate with cross functional team members (product, design, engineering) to define goals and align strategy
  • Identify project timelines, milestones, owners and manage execution against of milestones and key targets
  • Coordinate with multiple teams (and project managers), driving alignment on project delivery
  • Ensure transparency through communication and collaboration with all levels of business and technology
  • Communicate project status and relevant information (including project meeting notes, decisions)
  • Create and maintain project and team artifacts/documentation
  • Manage project and sprint scope and unplanned requirements
  • Identify and manage project risks, implement mitigation plans to minimize impact
Evoke an appropriate sense of urgency around priorities within and across teams.

Qualifications:

● 5+ years of direct experience in a Project Manager role
directly involved with managing and delivering
technology projects
● 3+ years of experience in a Scrum Master capacity with
Agile methodologies
● 3+ years of coaching teams on Agile best practices
● Experience with JIRA and Confluence
● Excellent oral and written communications; ability to
adapt messaging for diverse audiences
● Industry experience in new/interactive digital media and
publishing

● Resourceful, self-motivated, proactive, self-starter with
an entrepreneurial spirit who takes initiative, works
autonomously, anticipates issues, and identifies areas for
improvement
● Detail-oriented, with a proven ability to deliver high
quality products and polished deliverables
● Strong time management and organizational skills, able
to multi-task multiple assignments
● Superior team-building, networking and relationship-
building skills, fostering a culture of collaboration
throughout the organization
● Strong emotional intelligence and ability to empathize
with others
● Excellent communication skills, effectively liaising and
facilitating dialogue with diverse team members
● Inspires others through strong leadership skills and a
positive attitude toward challenges and opportunities
● Strong critical and independent thinking and creative
problem solving skills
● Excellent negotiation skills and able to resolve conflicts
judiciously, brokering win/win resolutions
● Ability to identify and apply structure to ambiguous and
complex problems
● Strong sense of ownership and accountability in self,
and instilling this in others through leading by example,
setting expectations, and motivating others
● Pragmatic, data centric approach to decision making,
problem solving, and continuous improvement
● Take your job seriously, but not yourself

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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’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.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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