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PMO AVOD/SVOD Senior Manager

Posted: 8 Apr 2021 Closes: 8 May 2021
LONDON, UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1325328825

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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.Overview
What is the role:

We are seeking a PMO AVOD/SVOD Senior Manager to lead all aspects of the program management of streaming products in the EU. The ideal candidate needs to have strong experience working in an international context and handling product rollouts on an aggressive timeline, working with both internal and external stakeholders.

We seek to hire an experienced professional with a proven track-record in project management and partner technical integration, who can bring sharp, sophisticated thinking to the team while elevating executional excellence. You will take an active leadership role in the team and build an environment that fosters the prescribed agile methods and processes. You are able to identify issues, resolve conflicts, call out risks if necessary, and work across the organization to execute the project. You will partner across the organization to promote teamwork and coordination amid contending priorities to ensure strategic and tactical product goals are delivered. You will also drive activities within the program, leading to predictable, quality delivery of value. In addition, you should be able to facilitate meetings and specific ceremonies, when applicable.

The role will closely coordinate with key central and regional functional leads for VCNI's steaming business (product, finance, legal, content, marketing, ad sales, content ops, distribution, business development, etc) and will be responsible for handling the workflow between them to successfully deliver against product rollouts. In addition, they will work closely with external partners, including third-party digital publishing partners (e.g., Apple, Google, Amazon, Roku, LG) to deliver VCNI's Streaming product release strategy.

Reporting to the Global VP of Business Operations and based in Europe.
What you will do:
  • Lead project management of streaming products across all platforms in the EU.
  • Responsible for overall project tracking and updates to leadership regarding project milestones, deadlines, and deliverables
  • Facilitate program-level ceremonies, processes, and overall execution
  • Owns all logistics, coordination, and facilitation for project related meetings, detailing and communicating written summaries of internal project work
  • Actively track and report on program initiatives
  • Predicting roadblocks and obstacles and prioritizing contending needs with good reasoning and creative solutions, while proactively raising issues for the team before they become a problem
  • Serving as a dependable point of contact/link for all partners and teams
  • Developing project plans, metrics of success, and communication plans for all initiatives
  • Facilitate the creation and maintenance of a program roadmap, in close collaboration with various subject areas across the enterprise
  • Assist in fine-tuning framework for cross-team communication, coordination of integration among components, and related governance
  • Maintain relationships and deliverables from associated vendors (when applicable)
  • Independently handle activities and resolve conflict within associated teams with minimal influence from management; work effectively with all levels of management and employees
  • Work closely with Content Operations to track effective and timely delivery of media assets
  • Develop exceptional relationships and strong lines of communication across all businesses to allow for effective, ongoing collaboration
  • Standard weekly status reporting and aggregated meeting notes
What skills do you need:
  • Demonstrable years of experience in program/project management in a well-established, high-performing software development environment
  • Solid experience in appropriately handling risks, high-pressure projects and conflict resolution
  • Deep understanding of app development and distribution
  • Extensive experience in project management within the media industry
  • Experience with both SVOD & AVOD streaming services
  • Track record of success in product launches
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail and proven ability to handle multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to adapt to changes in schedules and delivery and business priorities
  • Solid experience in appropriately handling risks, high-pressure projects and conflict resolution

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