14 hours
2017-11-172017-12-16

Portfolio Director, Technology Portfolio Management

New York, NY
  • Job Code
    37254BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Portfolio Director, Technology Portfolio Management

Jobid 23768-387816

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 37254BR

**Job Title** Portfolio Director, Technology Portfolio Management

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Technology

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**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** New York

**City** New York

**Responsibilities**

Role Purpose

The Portfolio Director, Technology Portfolio Management provides strategic/tactical leadership and oversight for creating, sustaining, implementing, and driving efficient and effective project portfolio management processes in support of business objectives. He/she will collaborate with leaders and stakeholders from both the Technology division and the business to ensure proper coordination and execution of activities related to the delivery of technology projects. They are responsible for overseeing one or more sub-portfolios, including supporting projects from demand origination to project closure; managing governance around PMO processes; supporting project escalations; PPM and reporting tools; regular reporting and training needs. The position requires significant interaction with cross-functional departments within the company, collaboration across other technology portfolios, and excellent communication and relationship management skills to influence and resolve issues.



Duties will include, but are not limited to:



+ Lead multiple Portfolio(s) in support of business CIO/CTO(s) objectives and with a focus on governance

+ Develop and foster relationships with CIO/CTO’s, sub-portfolio leaders, project managers, portfolio stakeholders, and external partners

+ Provide daily management of Portfolio Managers and Portfolio Analysts, if applicable

+ Collaborate with business and finance leadership to support project intake, vetting and prioritization processes within each portfolio, sub-portfolio, and across portfolios as needed

+ Provide consistent and effective portfolio dashboards, portfolio reviews, scorecards, and reports

+ Collaborate with BTG and finance leadership on analysis of in-flight and proposed projects

+ Ensure that portfolio benefits are defined and managed during the portfolio lifecycle, and that the realization is monitored

+ Apply best practices in the areas of project management and portfolio management

+ Ensure compliance and alignment with the Technology Project Portfolio Management Office (PPMO) standards and processes

+ Facilitate and / or support coordination for project efforts that span across NBCU Technology groups

+ Identify, track, and help resolve cross-portfolio dependencies and conflicts

+ Serve as the point of escalation for project stakeholders or requestors with issues directly related to project management

+ Develop and facilitate PM community meetings and workshops

+ Manage portfolio via internal tool sets and reports

+ Provide leadership and management/mentorship and coaching of Program/Project Managers, if applicable

+ Promote IT framework, governance, and processes

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications



+ Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Business or related field

+ Ten years combined IT experience in project, program and portfolio management

+ Successfully managed a large portfolio or program (+10 active projects) with multiple business stakeholders

+ Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels of the organization including managing through cross-business area or business unit prioritization discussions

+ Experience in implementing and maintaining accurate key performance measures relating to PMO and project management best practices such as building work breakdown structures, Waterfall/Agile/Scrum methodologies, etc; experience with traditional SDLC methodologies

+ Must be proficient in Microsoft Project and Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and possess solid computer skills.

+ Experience in MS Project Server highly desirable.

+ Willingness to travelEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note Job #)

+ 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

**Desired Characteristics**

+ International work experience

+ Six Sigma, Lean or other process improvement disciplines

+ PMP and/or PMI certified and Scrum-certified or working knowledge of Agile methodology

+ Strong analytical problem solving skills

+ Team Player – demonstrates ability to work as part of a team of professional and willingness to give assistance to co-workers to achieve departmental goals

+ Ability to adapt to changing priorities and requirements, including the ability to multi-task and juggle many competing priorities and deadlines

+ Ability to cultivate and sustain strong and collaborative working relationships

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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