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Project Manager, CNBC


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Project Manager, CNBC

Jobid 23768-381812

Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07632, USA

Description **Job Number** 36150BR

**Job Title** Project Manager, CNBC

**Business Segment** CNBC

**Sub-Business** CNBC Digital Technology and Product

**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.

About CNBC:

With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 371 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.

CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New Jersey

**City** Englewood Cliffs


CNBC Technology is seeking a Project Manager that will be part of the PMO team and will be responsible for working as a Scrum Master on technology teams delivering projects to enable and support business priorities.

The successful candidate will operate in a matrixed environment managing projects that include resources from cross-functional teams, and guiding them through processes that most effectively deliver IT solutions. The Project Manager will be directly accountable for the project’s results. Key responsibilities include leading all aspects of Lean-Agile Project Management.

The candidate must have strong leadership skills, and the ability to manage multiple assignments across the organization, following project management principles. The role requires strong communication and relationship management skills to effectively deal with business sponsors and executives, and sometimes conflicting sets of priorities and requirements. Proven, strong problem-solving skills are a necessity. Agile experience and working as a Scrum Master are musts.


• Three or more years of experience in a Project Manager role directly involved with managing and delivering technology projects in an Agile environment as a Scrum Master.

• Excellent in-depth knowledge of Agile processes based on hands-on, proven experience.

• Excellent oral and written communications. Demonstrated ability to manage, assess and communicate project health using qualitative and quantitative measures with all levels of business and technology in one-on-one, small and large group settings.

• BS in Computer Science or Information Systems or related field, or equivalent work experience.

• Experience managing and delivering projects in the conversational interface space a plus (Amazon Echo, Google Home).

• Must be willing to comply with CNBC’s strict Insider Trading Guidelines and Personal Investment Policy

• Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ—perks include free shuttle, free gym, dry cleaning/shoe shine services, full-service cafeteria, food trucks, and more!

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

**Desired Characteristics**

• Outstanding leadership skills with ability to manage diverse Agile teams

• Technical experience in Broadcasting, New/Interactive Media or Financial Services

• Previous experience with JIRA and Confluence a plus

• Experience managing and delivering mobile app projects (iOS, Android)

• Customer-focused, resourceful and self-motivated personality

• Strong sense of accountability.

• Strong networking and relationship-building skills

• Strong team building and collaboration skills

• Possesses a willingness to inspire commitment and instill a positive attitude in the team

• Proactive and creative - able to anticipate issues and identify areas for improvement

• Excellent negotiation skills - ability to manage and influence others within a complex organization

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto 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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