Project Manager – NBC Sports Digital

Attention! This job posting is 7 days old and might be already filled.
Company Name NBC Universal
Location CT
Date Posted October 26, 2012
Category Default
Job Type Full-Time

Description

About Us:  NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

NBC Sports is synonymous with superior production that elevates the event, broad promotion, and mutually-beneficial partnerships. Known as America’s Olympic Network, NBC has broadcast 12 Olympic Games, more than any other network. Its ability to amass large audiences with broad promotion, particularly for the Olympics, has resulted in NBC Sports broadcasting nine of the top 10 most-watched events in U.S. television history, including the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games which stands at No. 1 all time with 215 million viewers. In 2009, NBC Sports won the prestigious Peabody Award for its production of the Beijing Games and was named ‘Best in Sports Television’ at the Sports Business Awards.

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.

Responsibilities:
  • Produces top down and bottom up budgets, project schedules/plans, risk plans, communication plans, etc. using the correct tools that accurately reflect the scope of work.
  • 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 and resources as appropriate in accordance with scope.
  • Guides team on mitigating risks.
  • 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.