Full Time Job

Program Manager Decision Sciences


New York, NY 02-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description


Meet Peacock, NBCUniversal's new, wildly entertaining streaming service that combines timeless shows and movies with timely news, sports and pop-culture. ​

We're growing our team of smart, hungry, and upbeat doers who crave the chance to build something new at the epicenter of content, tech, and culture. We need fearless leaders and pop-culture fiends who work hard and fan hard. Creative problem-solvers who just so happen to be the reigning champs at Parks & Rec trivia night. So if this sounds like you, join our flock. And we promise, we won't put your stapler in Jell-O. ​

Program Manager, Peacock

The Program Manager, Decision Sciences is responsible for the management and monitoring of programs and projects for the Direct-to-Consumer Decision Sciences team, including verticals across Data Science, Data Product, Data Engineering, Marketing Analytics, Content Analytics and many more. We are looking for an organized, results-oriented candidate with proven record of delivery success in rapidly evolving environments. This position will report to the Director, Program Management.
• Manage programs, projects, and a small PM team working closely with analytics professionals, product managers, delivery technology teams, and business stakeholders
• Manage program capacity and forecasts
• Partner with other PMO and Delivery teams to ensure successful delivery
• Provide clear and consistent communication of program and project status for cross-functional teams, leadership, and stakeholders
• Proactively identify and manage risks, issues, and dependencies and develop plans to escalate and mitigate them
• Connect the dots across teams and silos to ensure cross functional issues and decisions are flagged to leadership for resolution
• 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
• Support planning and roadmap activities to deliver key results based on established goals

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent
• Minimum 5 years' experience in program and project management
• 3+ years' experience with JIRA and Confluence
• 2+ years' experience in Data specific projects and Data delivery
• Relevant project management certifications, including PMP and/or Scaled Agile certification
• Experience with all type of project management methodologies (agile, waterfall and hybrid)
• Excellent written and verbal communications, ability to tailor to all levels of an organization
• Strong leadership skills, with proven ability to coordinate team members across disparate global teams

Desired Characteristics
• Highly collaborative, able to build strong relationships with cross-functional teams
• Previous experience working with remote delivery teams
• Results-oriented with initiative to work until job is complete
• Adaptable performer who can lead effectively under pressure and significant change