Chiswick, London, W4

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Broadcast Project Manager

We are seeking an experienced Broadcast Project Manager to be responsible for the end to end project management of new service requests and change orders, from small enhancements to the large-scale deployment of new services and onboarding of new clients. 

Role Purpose

The Project Manger will be working across divisions managing the delivery of various projects for the business including linear broadcast and OTT/OU services.

 

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Managing multiple projects across clients and disciplines
  • Owning the project plan and ensuring consistent communication of status
  • Documenting the project timeline and scope
  • Managing defined project budgets, ensuring the correct allocation of spend
  • Forecasting capital spend of active projects across fiscal year
  • Define stakeholder groups, ensure level of communication is agreed and maintain consistent internal and external communication
  • Work with Solutions Architect and Engineering Leads to ensure the translation of high-level design to low level design through to execution
  • By working with Solutions team and Product Management, ensure the delivery is in alignment with the Encompass global technical strategy
  • Excellent client relations management – relied upon to communicate status of a portfolio of projects for multiple clients
  • Work collaboratively with Project Management Office to ensure correct allocation of resource and learnings are applied
  • Lead Project Team to ensure:
    • definition of customer requirements
    • documentation of detailed design and planning
    • procurement of resources and equipment
    • communication of project plan, scope and timeline for execution
    • good workload management, time management and transparent task prioritisation 
    • rigorous change control
    • monitoring and reporting in place
    • creation and execution of test plans in conjunction with operations and engineering support department
    • regular status reports for management, charting progress to plan
    • single point of ownership for issues impacting project

 

Person Profile

Educational Level/Qualifications desired:

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent experience
  • Recognised professional project management certification (APM/Prince or PMP).

 

Experience/Knowledge:

  • Demonstrate at least 5 years' project management experience within a broadcast/technology environment
  • Good understanding of Agile methodologies such as SCRUM and Kanban
  • Experience applying an Agile approach to software delivery would be advantageous
  • Experience using and administering Atlassian tools (Confluence and Jira) would be advantageous.

 

Personal Skills required:

  • Team player
  • Proactive approach – ‘can do’ attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Accomplished stakeholder management
  • Ability to think laterally and holistically for the business
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Strong personal integrity
  • Highly disciplined with good personal organisation and time management
  • Being technically astute and inquisitive may be beneficial
  • Self-motivated and able to deliver without supervision.

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