Full Time Job

Sr. Project Manager


New York, NY 02-20-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Job Purpose

The Senior Project Manager is a member of NBCUniversal's Advertising Platforms & Operations team. The Advertising Platforms & Operations team is responsible for the product development, project management, and day-to-day operations of NBCUniversal's full advertising technology suite. The division services both internal and external customers in support of NBCUniversal's $8B annual advertising business. The Senior PM is primarily responsible for overseeing and executing on medium-large sized projects that span across many business units within NBCU, including the NBCU Networks (Entertainment, News, and Sports), Ad Sales, and Corporate & Distribution. An understanding of the digital landscape is a must, including TV Everywhere, Social Platforms, Ad Serving Platforms, and Data. This role reports to the Senior Program Director of the Sales Solutions PMO.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist the project working team in defining the project scope, requirements, and tasks
• Lead a cross functional project team, coordinating between internal resources and third party vendors as needed
• Develop a detailed project plan and monitor/track progress throughout the project life cycle
• Identify project risks and multiple mitigation strategies to ensure successful project execution
• Oversee the successful transition from project launch to ongoing operational support (i.e. transition management back to the business)
• Project management of large scale Ad Sales strategic initiatives
• Qualify the in-take of new requirements, partnering with the requesting business unit to detail scope, requirements, tasks, and timelines
• Assist the PMO with tracking and managing an active queue of projects, working directly with the core working group team to assess project performance, monitor risk, and track scope & identify scope creep
• Identify opportunities to build and leverage best practices, processes, and relationships across the teams
• Oversee the project close-out and launch communication process, partnering with the project team to communicate effectively to the business once an initiative is complete

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
• 6+ years' experience in a Project Management role with a proven history of increasing responsibility and scope
• Digital media experience is a must. Our PM must be ready to hit the ground running!
• Talent to motivate and influence stakeholders and team members to drive the project forward
• Outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple tasks & projects in a fast–paced environment
• Proven ability to work on tight deadlines and deliver quality results
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Proficiency in MS Project, Visio, Power Point, Excel and Word
• Excellent customer service skills
• Experience in, or exposure to Linear TV a plus

Additional skill requirements:
• Experience working directly in digital media, as it relates to display, video, mobile, audience and inventory platforms
• An attention to detail while reviewing project deliverables for completeness, quality, and compliance with established project requirements
• The ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex concepts for a variety of audiences
• Demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles and negotiate resolutions to complex problems
• Ability to organize meetings including creating pertinent agendas, managing conversations, and summarizing the results into a set of decisions made and next steps

Eligibility Requirements:
• Must be willing to work NY hours
• Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older