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Programme Manager

Want to deliver brilliant products and unmissable entertainment that grips millions of households?

Our 1000 strong, Product Delivery team does everything from developing innovative AI technology to crafting the best HDR viewing experience for TV products.

Working in Tech, Product or Data at Sky is about building the next and the new. From broadband to broadcast, streaming to mobile, SkyQ to Sky Glass, we never stand still. We optimise and innovate.


We turn big ideas into the products, content and services millions of people love. And we do it all right here at Sky.


What you'll do

Our team is responsible for delivering the latest Q software to our millions of customers. You will play a key part in that, by helping to run the defects reported by the Test teams


Want to deliver brilliant products and unmissable entertainment that grips millions of households? Our 1000 strong, Product Delivery team does everything from developing innovative AI technology to crafting the best HDR viewing experience for TV products. From Sky Go to Sky Q & Sky Glass, we take our products to the next level and make them more agile and reliable with every release.

  • Manage a team of release & defect Managers for Sky+, Sky Q and Cherry
  • Be responsible for scheduling and delivering the latest product features and bug fixes to our customers for all three platforms
  • Ensure that products overall quality is improved from release to release
  • Lead end-to-end product release process and deploy efficiency improvements
  • Manage product delivery governance to ensure all releases are managed with various stakeholders: including weekly Delivery meeting, daily P&L, Go / No Go release readiness meetings collating inputs from various stakeholders and teams
  • Working with Product, Dev, testing teams including Sky and Synamedia team to ensure features are delivered and tested on time
  • Making decisions for Q release related issues and react to emerging events to minimise impact to business requirement and customer/end user.
  • Ensure the release plan stays on track, be able to dynamically adapt and adjust when required In-depth knowledge of Jira, software development and test process.

What you'll bring:

  • Experience of software development project management
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology and good attention to detail
  • You create strong, transparent, trusting professional relationships with stakeholders across multinational teams
  • Always pro-active and actively engaging with Test and Development to expedite software delivery and testing
  • You have a can-do attitude and able to step-up and take control when vital
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous and continually changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills and confident engaging at a senior level
  • You understand the challenges faced throughout the software development lifecycle.

The rewards:

There's one thing people can't stop talking about when it comes to #LifeAtSky: the perks. Here’s a taster:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • The magic of Sky Glass at an exclusive rate
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • A wide range of Sky VIP rewards and experiences.

Where you'll work:

Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.


Inclusion:

Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Top 50 Employer’ and a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’, we’re working hard to ensure we’re a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential you’ll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to support you as much as we can with the option to start and finish earlier or later depending on your needs. We already have excellent hybrid work system in place.


And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.


We'd love to hear from you

Inventive, forward-thinking minds come together to work in Tech, Product and Data at Sky. It’s a place where you can explore what if, how far, and what next.


But better doesn’t stop at what we do, it’s how we do it, too. We embrace each other’s differences. We support our community and contribute to a sustainable future for our business and the planet.

If you believe in better, we’ll back you all the way.


Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.


Please CLICK HERE to see this role on our own website, and apply.