Senior Project Manager

Competitive Salary
10 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We're Sky, Europe's biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. Careers here mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact - pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of our close-knit team, you'll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you'll only find at Sky.

At NOW TV, we approach everything we do with fresh eyes, we're bold, ambitious and are revolutionising the sector. We're positive, upbeat, up for it and progressive - always on, putting the customer at the heart of what we do. Innovation is in our DNA. We're the only place you can enjoy Sky Cinema and Sky Sports without a contract or monthly subscription. We are TV on our customers terms. We are NOW TV.

'This role is an exciting opportunity to join us and work within our NOW TV Change Delivery Team where our team purpose is to transform NOW TV for the benefit of our customers, our business and our people. This is done through driving successful change by ensuring clarity, building trusted relationships and creating brilliant project teams'. Jonathan Gross, Programme Manager

The perks

As part of the Sky family, you'll enjoy either: Sky Q (requires a one-off installation payment) or a NOW TV premium package, as well as a generous pension and private health care. You'll also have access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development. And if that's not enough, our award-winning Osterley campus boasts six subsidised restaurants, a cinema, gym, and much more.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeatSky on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram.

You will:

As a Senior Project Manager in NOW TV you will be responsible for and trusted to shape and coordinate the delivery of our more complex projects, working closely with all areas of the organisation, often across countries.

- Deliver projects to time and to budget - Work closely with Product Owners and Sponsors/Business Owners to ensure the required outcomes are achieved - Identify stakeholders and ensure their interests/needs are understood and met - Establish/shape projects and define workstream responsibilities - Define and manage project delivery plans and dependencies across multiple development teams and any external suppliers - Define and manage project budgets and resource plans - Manage issues and risks - Establish effective project governance

You'll have:

- A genuine interest in the rapidly changing global TV landscape, are likely to be a consumer of OTT video services, and an early adopter of consumer technologies. - A 'can do' attitude, balanced by the delivery realism you've gained from your experience. You will be excited by the challenge in working in a fast moving and dynamic organisation. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable presenting at Director level. You won't be reticent in challenging accepted approaches. -An enquiring mind and the drive to bring order and structure to the projects you're responsible for. However, you'll also be comfortable with uncertainty, recognising this is often the natural state during the early stages of projects. - The ability to establish productive working relationships with your stakeholders and delivery teams. A sound appreciation for how important people and relationships are to the success of your projects is critical. -Expertise in anticipating project risks before they occur. Taking early actions to mitigate them will be part of your DNA. - A passion for ensuring quality and attention to detail will be important to you. You'll demonstrate this in everything you do, balanced by an appropriate level of pragmatism.

So, what are you waiting for? Apply now for a chance to forge your own career path and be brilliant as part of a bright, talented team.

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, we might withdraw the offer.

We're happy to discuss flexible working.

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

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