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Project Manager


Minneapolis, MN 09-05-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Project Manager (Technology Deployments)


We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

NBC Sports Next is where sports and technology intersect. We're a subdivision of NBC Sports and home to all NBCUniversal digital applications in sports and technology within our two groups: Youth & Recreational Sports and Golf.

At NBC Sports Next, we make playing sports better through innovative technology and immersive experiences for athletes, coaches, players and fans. We equip more than 30MM players, coaches, athletes, sports administrators and fans in 40 countries with dozens of sports solution products, including SportsEngine, the largest youth sports club, league and team management platform; GolfNow, the leading online tee time marketplace and provider of golf course operations technology; GolfPass the ultimate golf membership that connects golfers to exclusive content, tee time credits, and coaching, tips, and more.

At NBC Sports Next we're fueled by our mission to innovate, create larger-than-life events and connect with sports fans through technology that provides the ultimate in immersive experiences.

NBC Sports Next includes two groups. This role is part of our Youth & Recreational Sports group.

Youth & Recreational Sports is comprised of technology platforms, such as SportsEngine, SportsEngine Motion, TourneyMachine, and TeamUnify that enable athletes, parents, coaches and team administrators in the youth and recreational space to manage their organizations, collect payments, share schedules, find programs to participate in and connect with other families. Additionally, NCSI enables leagues and organizations to properly screen and train coaches in an effort to keep kids safe.

Come join us as we work together as one team to innovate and deliver what's Next.

Job Description

What you will do as a Project Manager:
• Conduct regular status meetings with high-level enterprise clients and internal SportsEngine stakeholders to manage multiple concurrent projects that may not follow established processes
• Build and maintain project plans with timelines split into milestones
• Effectively track activities and timelines of each project and proactively communicate project status, issues, and risks
• Collaborate within a team to meet client contractual obligations
• Represent the values and mission of NBC Sports Next and the Professional Services team
• Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications for the Project Manager:
• Prior Project Manager experience with application deployment projects for enterprise-level customers
• Working knowledge of project management methodologies including waterfall, agile, and hybrid
• Ability to deliver projects that may not follow established processes
• Deeply customer-focused while also being able to recognize business perspective and team impacts
• Strong sense of ownership and follow-through
• Time management skills and ability to weigh the importance and urgency of tasks in order to efficiently manage multiple demands

Desired Skill Set for the Project Manager:
• Knowledge of Web 2.0 technologies and standards
• Polished and professional written and verbal communication skills
• Knowledge of change management strategies and processes to support people and organizations undergoing changes
• Ability to foster teamwork and establish rapport quickly
• Facilitation skills that support dialogue, comprehension, problem-solving, decision making and task accomplishment among individuals and groups
• Able to understand issues from multiple perspectives, translate into technical and non-technical languages, and collaborate with multiple business functions including users, vendors, internal work groups
• Demonstrated resilience and optimism in the face of challenges and obstacles
• Working knowledge of SportsEngine business structure, products, and value propositions

Additional Job Requirements
• Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

Equal Employment Opportunity

NBC Sports Next is committed to equal employment and advancement opportunity for all employees and candidates for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religious creed, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, age or marital status in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations.

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-rjyzp2-44-201-72-250-42 in your application.