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Principal Program Manager, Partnerships & Backend, Global Streaming


New York, NY 04-30-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

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Job Description
Our Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) portfolio is a powerhouse collection of consumer-first brands, supported by media industry leaders, Comcast, NBCUniversal and Sky. When you join our team, you'll work across our dynamic portfolio including Peacock, NOW, Fandango, SkyShowtime, Showmax, and TV Everywhere, powering streaming across more than 70 countries globally. And the evolution doesn't stop there. With unequalled scale, our teams make the most out of every opportunity to collaborate and learn from one another. We're always looking for ways to innovate faster, accelerate our growth and consistently offer the very best in consumer experience. But most of all, we're backed by a culture of respect. We embrace authenticity and inspire people to thrive.

This role reports to the Sr. Director, Program Management, Commerce Product.

Primary Focus

As a Principal Program Manager, the role holder will be responsible for the delivery and management of the Partnerships and Backend Tools portfolio of programs and projects as part of the Direct-to-Consumer Commerce Product team.

We are looking for a super-organized, results-oriented individual with proven record of delivery success in rapidly evolving environments.

Key responsibilities
• Manage the delivery of the Partnerships and Backend Tools Product Portfolio of product features for key Commerce initiatives, working closely with product and design leadership, business stakeholders and technology teams
• Lead, mentor and coach a team of program managers
• Partner with other PMO and Delivery teams to ensure successful delivery
• Provide clear and consistent communication of status across the portfolio of features for cross-functional teams, leadership, and stakeholders
• Proactively identify and manage risks, issues, and dependencies and develop plans to mitigate and communicate them
• Utilize enterprise project management tools such as JIRA, Confluence and other applications to manage the program and deliverables, while adhering to PMO processes, documentation standards, and best practices
• Be a trusted partner to Product leadership for planning, prioritization and roadmap activities to deliver key results based on established goals
• Champion the ways of working process through product roadmap to effectively deliver programs successfully


Essential Skills and Attributes
• Ability to lead across many independent tracks of work and teams
• Demonstrated effectiveness developing plans, prioritizing activities and driving execution
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex information clearly and appropriately handle sensitive information
• Strong organizational skills with experience coordinating multiple work streams simultaneously, proactively and independently
• Strong relationship building skills
• Proactive risk management
• Ability to problem-solve and think outside of the box
• Experience of process improvement

Desirable Skills and Experience
• Proficiency working with Airtable
• Proficiency working with Atlassian / JIRA software tools
• Experience or familiarity with Figma

Essential Knowledge and Experience
• A minimum of 10 years of program management experience with 3 years of experience managing people
• Understanding of Product development lifecycle at scale
• Thorough understanding of Waterfall and Agile project methodologies
• Experience managing multiple programs with many dependencies simultaneously

Desired Knowledge and Experience
• An understanding of the streaming industry i.e., landscape, business models & trends
• Experience delivering digital commerce features preferred
• Experience delivering partnerships and backend product features preferred

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $150,000 - $190,000, bonus and long term incentive eligible

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm0mx2-44-222-104-206-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $150,000 to $190,000 Per Year ($ USD)