Technical Project Manager - NBC Sports Digital Media
NBC Sports - Stamford, CT

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Job Scope
The Web/Mobile Project Manager will be responsible for executing and delivering projects for NBC Sports digital properties including mobile, video delivery and content management, with the overarching goal of providing deliverables within scope, budget and within project timelines. Collaborate with cross-functional teams on deliverables for web, video and mobile applications to take a project from conception through testing and production.

  • Produce top down and bottom up budgets, project schedules/plans, risk plans, communication plans, etc. using generally accepted project management processes and tools.
  • Develops resource plans by working with project leaders to ensure appropriate resources are in place throughout each project.
  • Coordinates all project deliverables to ensure team is staying on track with deliverables and communicates progress to all stakeholders.
  • Proactively adjusts budgets, resources and schedules as appropriate in accordance with dynamically changing business and industry needs
  • Proactively identifies opportunities to adjust processes for efficiencies, engages the appropriate stakeholders prior to making any major changes.
  • Incorporates quality control processes into each project – i.e. qa, smoke testing.
  • Manages change request process – identification and documentation of a change in scope.
  • Work closely with interactive developers, designers and project managers to create a highly polished visual experience.

    Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum three (3) years of PM experience using MS Project or similar software.
  • BS/BA in a relevant field, or with equivalent experience.
  • Clear understanding of project management concepts, preferably PMI ‘s PMBOK.
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS,
  • JavaScript and their underlying technical concepts as well as IP video streaming technologies.
  • Knowledge of web, online video and mobile standards, best practices, design and usability principles, and constraints within web, mobile and e-mail formats.
  • Ability to manage outside resources, including vendors and freelancers.
  • Ability to self-start, self-manage, meet deadlines, and learn from mistakes.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills, attention to detail, and creativity with the ability to articulate concepts to a variety of audiences.
  • Experience working in a matrix organization.
  • Ability to identify and plan for project risks.

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #9531)
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays
  • Must be willing to submit a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Familiarity with Apple iOS,
  • Android and BlackBerry platforms.
  • Comfortable with online task managers and Wikis and able to adapt/adopt new technology / solutions easily.
  • Clear understanding of processes and steps involved in data automation and reporting.
  • Understanding of a variety of online marketing concepts, best practices and procedures along with monitoring trends and new technologies and evaluating for possible adoption.
  • Possess a passion for digital media and entertainment industries and a drive for excellence.
  • Ability to coordinate with other internal departments (Business
  • Development, Sales, Network Operations, WebOps, etc.) to complete projects on time.
  • Enjoy a fast-paced environment that provides regular challenges.
    Experience with Microsoft Silverlight, h264, DART, Flash Video, HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery, ActionScript 2 & 3 are all pluses.

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