Full Time Job

Program Manager

NBC News

New York, NY 07-24-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
• Drive cross-functional programs aligned with strategic goals and business objectives across editorial, operations, engineering, finance, HR, and other News Group stakeholders
• Lead PMO governance and best practices for Agile based work as well as traditional programs
• Help execute the News Group product roadmap helping maintain existing and new product and functional specifications, and associated project plans
• Understand business requirements and user stories for products, features and migrations, and build relationships with key stakeholders
• Work with technology, development and infrastructure teams to scope, build, scale and run projects on time and budget
• Communicate project calendars, milestones, progress, and blockers to all stakeholders
• Monitor program status and proactively identify issues and risks to stakeholders, and collaborate to ensure timely resolution
• Identify and reconcile interdependencies among multiple projects, products, and strategic initiatives across the News Group
• Drive reporting and communication around goals, timelines and creative direction for new products and initiatives
• Execute roadmap deliverables to ensure adoption and success criteria, as defined by stakeholders
• Maintain repository of all PMO portfolio of responsibilities

Qualifications/Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Computer

Science and Engineering, Communications, Technology,

Business Administration or related field
• 5+ years of experience working in a Program

Management Office (PMO), or Project Management role
• Media background preferred
• Strong written and verbal communication and negotiation

skills with ability to relate complex information to both

technical and non-technical audiences
• Coursework in Agile, Scrum, PMO, Governance,

Leadership, Lean Six Sigma, Program Governance,

Project Management, PMP or PGMP prep work
• Experience with various PMO methodologies such as a

mix of Waterfall/Agile/Scrum/Kanban
• Proficiency with Jira, Jira Align, Smartsheets, Tableau,

Confluence, PPM tools, Microsoft PowerPoint, Visio,

Word, Excel, MS Project, SharePoint and or related tools
• Ability to adapt to changes quickly, capable to pivot and

focus on competing initiatives, as well as manage

multiple priorities simultaneously
• Proven track record of managing different products and

platforms
• Knowledge of structure, capabilities, and standards

relating to databases, browsers, content management

systems, operating systems, software packages
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19

vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated,

submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days

following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the

commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced

protocols if Company determines your job position

requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19

workplace safety policies and protocols.

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