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2017-12-122018-01-10

Director, Program Management Organization

Universal City, CA
  • Job Code
    37792BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director, Program Management Organization

Jobid 23768-390409

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 37792BR

**Job Title** Director, Program Management Organization

**Business Segment** Content Distribution

**Sub-Business** Content Distribution Digital

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**About Us** 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.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Universal City

**Responsibilities**

**Overview**

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



Responsibilities



+ Define and implement the vision, goals and objectives for the DD project management team.

+ Establish & maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and partners.

+ Define and maintain project and portfolio management methodologies including but not limited to: risk management strategy, project prioritization, road-mapping, capacity planning, etc.

+ Effectively lead portfolio management ceremonies including but not limited to: project prioritization, capacity planning and road-mapping.

+ Define and maintain project management tools including but not limited to: Jira, Confluence, and manual templates.

+ Ensure continuous improvement of all project and portfolio management methodologies, templates, and tools to account for updated workflows, new workflows and best practices.

+ Audit and enforce established project and portfolio management methodologies and tools.

+ Maintain the team-training matrix, training documentation and provide training on project and portfolio management methodologies, templates and tools.

+ Enable team ownership and accountability through resource management, change management and executive leadership.

+ Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to project management team.

+ Develop and maintain an executive portfolio and roadmap in prescribed tools to ensure strategic alignment.

+ Manage and communicate risks and issues in a timely fashion and according prescribed methodologies and tools; mitigate the impact to project timeline and partner/platform roadmaps.

+ Lead and facilitate interactions between team members, internal partners and external partners with focused meetings, prescribed agendas and guided conversation.

+ Clear and concise project and portfolio reporting via prescribed methodologies and tools.

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications



+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; MBA preferred

+ Solid history and proven track record of Project Management skills; consulting experience is preferred

+ Minimum 7+ years of project management experience

+ Minimum 5+ years of direct resource management

+ Minimum 5+ year of experience managing process, organization, strategy, SDLC, implementation-based projects

+ 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

+ Familiarity with an SDLC methodology that includes requirements analysis, development and delivery

+ Agile or Scrum experience preferredAdditional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

+ Willingness to travel and work nights and weekends with short notice

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications



+ Passionate self-starter with a combination of business, product & technical knowledge

+ Proven ability to kick-start new projects and see through to successful product adoption

+ Strong problem-solver who can thrive in complex environments

+ Proven ability to conduct analyses, prepare documents, present actionable recommendations, execute through completion

+ Excellent communication and collaboration skills with a strong teamwork ethic

+ Independent, energetic, technical, and capable of driving for results under pressure and ambiguity

+ Knowledge of digital media and multi-platform distribution with background in media & entertainment industry

+ Experience using industry standard development and management tools (JIRA & Confluence)

+ Able to handle adverse and unexpected situations in a composed and professional manner

+ Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills

+ Exceptional engineering, problem solving and reasoning skills

+ Ability to communicate technical concepts in layman terms

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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