Full Time Job

Sr. Project Manager

Warner Bros. Discovery

Culver City, CA 08-24-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD)...

Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in scripted and real-life entertainment, sports, and news. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as HBO, CNN, Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, WBD reaches viewers on all screens and services, from free-to-air and paid-TV channels to digital streaming services, to social and mobile-first content. WBD delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year.

About Us...

WBD's Streaming group is the global leader in providing innovative and immersive digital products and content for iconic brands. We are working at the crossroads of technology, entertainment, and everyday utility. As content creators across the digital ecosystem, we leverage our technology to create immersive viewing and interactive experiences. We tell engaging stories to millions of viewers across the Internet every day and bring new interactive experiences to life to entertain and improve the lives of our customers.

Your New Role...

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to join our team as a Sr. Project Manager. In this role, you will work closely with senior leaders to deliver successful projects within a program or workstream. As you gain experience and demonstrate your abilities, you will have the opportunity to manage a program under the guidance of the leadership team. The ideal candidate will excel at problem-solving, possess strong organisational and communication skills, and be capable of driving project success.

Your Role Accountabilities...
• Successfully complete and launch projects within assigned timelines, contributing to the overall success of the team.
• Identify simple and straightforward solutions to complex problems, driving their resolution whenever possible.
• Collaborate with stakeholders to foster constructive dialogue and seek resolutions in cases of discordant views.
• Communicate effectively through clear and concise written and verbal communication, acting as the primary point of contact for stakeholders.
• Develop and maintain project timelines, securing commitments and identifying critical paths.
• Monitor launch operations, triage issues, and adapt to the needs of workstreams.
• Apply processes, standards, and risk management thoughtfully, ensuring the appropriate amount of process and structure for successful outcomes.
• Utilise industry-standard tools and practical approaches to problem-solving.
• Influence the team through data and objective-driven decision-making, guiding program outcomes and operational excellence improvements.
• Demonstrate a deep understanding of the team's role within the business and its alignment with the overall company objectives.

Qualifications & Experience...
• 3+ years of proven experience in project management, preferably within a fixed project environment.
• Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent practical experience.
• Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to identify simple and effective solutions.
• Excellent decision-making abilities, knowing when to engage appropriate resources for problem resolution.
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in written form.
• Proficient in using industry-standard tools and software applications.
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities.
• Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to work collaboratively within a team and build relationships with stakeholders.
• Knowledge of process improvement methodologies and risk management principles is desirable.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj7b0w-44-200-117-166-42 in your application.