ViacomCBS Program Manager in LONDON, United Kingdom
Who We Are!
ViacomCBS Networks International,(VCNI) a unit of ViacomCBS Inc., is comprised of many of the world's most iconic consumer brands. Its portfolio includes Network 10, Channel 5, Telefe, Viacom 18, ViacomCBS International Studios, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount Network and Pluto TV among others. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, we provide powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents and across more than 180 countries.
Who You Are!
There are lots of people here doing all sorts of jobs and we believe that having all kinds of people from all kinds of backgrounds, makes this a great place to work! We work hard but in a fun environment and seek to nurture the best possible, inclusive environment. If you're passionate about working with diverse teams, leading by example and simply being you at work, this is the place for you!
The Program Manager is responsible for working with Product Management, Engineering, and Technical leadership to facilitate the execution and adoption of services, solutions and products across the enterprise. This entails independently leading the complex, business critical activities that may involve integrating the work of multiple large teams.
The ideal candidate will provide strategic and tactical mentorship to teams and Project Managers or Scrum Masters in ways that promote teamwork and coordination amid challenging priorities. They will also drive activities within the program, leading to predictable, quality delivery of value. The Program Manager must be able to facilitate meetings and specific ceremonies, when applicable.
What is the role:
Facilitate program-level ceremonies, processes, and overall execution of value delivery
Proactively track and report on program initiatives, operations metrics, and budgets
Identify and handle risks and impediments that affect program scope, schedule, and quality
Run dependencies within and across programs
Collaborate with other Program Managers, Scrum Managers, and Project Managers to coordinate initiatives across multiple technology teams, from inception to delivery to consumer
Facilitate the creation and maintenance of a program roadmap, in close collaboration with Product Management and various subject areas across the enterprise
Facilitate cross-team scrum-of-scrums (where applicable)
Act as liaison for the program to other programs and management
Assist in fine-tuning process for cross-team communication, coordination of integration between systems, and related governance
Lead projects (when applicable) and their interdependencies to ensure achievement adherence and integrity of the delivery
Ability to run multiple initiatives concurrently
Facilitate the production of high-level documentation around existing operational processes and proposed workflows within net new systems or optimized existing systems
Frequently interact with a diverse group of executives, project managers, technology, and business sponsors
Participate in extensive cross-organization teamwork, playing a crucial role in working with end users and business partners
Be a great partner and deliverables from associated vendors (when applicable)
Additional Program Manager Duties and Responsibilities:
Facilitate efforts in larger and more complex programs and operational activities that involve integrating the work of multiple large teams
Independently handle activities and resolve conflict within associated teams with minimal influence from management; work effectively with all levels of management and employees
Mentor other Program Managers, Project Managers, and Scrum Masters (seen as having authoritative expertise and educating accordingly)
Easily sift through “noise” and facilitate discussions and team activities with a laser focus towards results
Scan external environment for standard methodologies and collaborate with team(s) to implement where applicable
Demonstrate advanced project management skills to identify process gaps and introduce innovative ways that increase predictability and quality
Strong understanding of associated domain (related technologies, processes, etc.)
Supply to defining the goals for the MTS Platform and Program Management departments
What skills do you need:
A number of years of experience in program/project management in a well-established, high-performing software development environment
Strong knowledge of Agile frameworks and software engineering practices, as well as traditional project management approaches
Ability to understand technologies applicable to assigned product or service area and facilitate resolution of technical needs as they arise
Comfortable and experienced in leading business and technology in vetting technical options
Superb written and verbal communications, presentation skills, and meeting facilitation skills
Experienced JIRA user, able to run complex queries, plan and execute reports, coordinate general JIRA governance and standard methodologies.
Whether you are a leader or hope to one day be, you will be a change maker by challenging the status quo, Lead with passion and purpose Drive collaboration and Lead with openness to individual differences and diverse perspectives.
What are our values - Bravery | Empathy | Honesty
Our values, and their related behaviours, guide how we show up to work each day and help ensure that we all treat each other with respect. The three values are intertwined and work together to drive the business outcomes we seek, and once combined we believe these will power our company forward.
What are our benefits
As well as being supported with your career goals Permanent and Fixed Term Contract employees will be entitled to:
Private Medical Insurance after completing 3 months of employment
Season Ticket Loan
Cycle to work scheme
TV Package Discount
Contributory Pension Scheme
Discounted Gym Membership
Discounts for Local Shops and Restaurants and Access to Reward Gateway
We are happy to talk about flexible working
ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and we take our responsibility in safeguarding children and adults seriously. We work hard to ensure that everyone with whom we engage receive equal protection from all types of harm or abuse, regardless of age, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious belief, sexual orientation or identity; an obligation we take very seriously. To ensure, we are an exemplar in the field of safeguarding individuals, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria of the role applied for and for those who are successful in receiving an offer for roles that interact with children, completed background checks will be required prior to joining.
Posted Date 7 days ago (11/18/2020 8:41 AM)
Function Technology Support
Brand ViacomCBS Networks International