Warner Media LLC Delivery Program Manager in Buenos Aires, Argentina
WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.
Warnermedia is seeking a Project Manager, to manage the implementation of several projects across the HBO Max International Product in a fast-paced environment. This Project Manager role is to plan, monitor, execute and report upon the projects you are provided. Reportable areas will include the timeline and milestones, quality, resources and budget. This includes hiring resources, working with third parties, managing dependencies with other projects.
Responsible for managing the day-to-day duties of all assigned projects, including scope, resources, budgets, risks, issues, change requests, quality and timelines. You will work with designers, developers, testers and report to the management team on a regular cadence. Most importantly, this role will be the driving force in directing each project step-by-step through key milestones from early planning to project closure.
Areas of Responsibility
Creates business cases for all projects assigned.
Will project manage all technical areas as well as business change, requirements analysis, vendor management and coordinate resource management.
Manages cross-functional project teams, identifies resources needed, assigns and prioritises tasks/responsibilities and ensures deadlines are met.
Understands objectives, processes and products in order to make educated recommendations. Minimises exposure to risk on projects.
Develop high level and detailed project plans with milestones.
Develop communication plans which fits in with the programme communication plan and report within a set cadence.
Manages the scope of the projects and runs change control sessions when required.
Performs impact analysis of site/application changes across various components, holding an end-to-end view of the system/operational workflow. Always looking for opportunities to propose optimisation of workflows where possible.
Identify project benefits, aligning them to strategic business goals and then the delivery of them through a benefits realisation plan.
Supports testing (often working with third party, offshore test teams), implementation and training activities. Performs regular quality review checks on project deliverables.
Reports and manages communication of project status to management (project board and steering committee levels) and teams.
Interfaces between multiple departments and vendors to manage quality of technology applications, seeking to identify efficiencies and improvements where possible.
Drives day-to-day prioritisation of work operations, scope, troubleshoots reported project issues and creates new processes to improve/maintain quality control.
Supports the Programme Manager (Title TBC) with the development of financial and planning estimates and validation of vendors’ estimates.
Contributes to the creation of and manages Service Level Agreements and Requests for Proposals with vendors during project lifecycles.
Adept at adopting the appropriate project management lifecycle delivery methodology, i.e. Agile, Waterfall or a combination of both.
Supports the Programme Manager with all reporting needs in a timly manor
Skills & Experience
Proven track record and relevant experience as a project manager or delivery manager in the media and/or digital and/or entertainment space.
Experience with traditional waterfall and agile delivery methodology and development methods (e.g. Scrum, Kanban). Knowledge of how to apply both in coexistence, i.e. WAGILE, also would be an advantage.
Experience dealing with external development vendors and third-party service providers.
Strong product, analytical and technology skills, complemented by a good understanding of content supply chain workflows.
Good understanding of image creation, video encoding, metadata, subtitling and dubbing
Strong team player and ability to collaborate with and influence stakeholders (including external vendors) to resolve issues, constraints and cross-project interdependencies.
Ability to deal with high levels of ambiguity and to adapt plans as required throughout delivery.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to operate successfully in a cross-cultural environment.
Must be e ducated to BSc /BA degree level or be able to demonstrate the knowledge and abilities the position requires from previous experience.
Must have a minimum and proven 5 years industry experience with technical subjects and/or emerging technologies, and/or product and/or project management.
A deep understanding of content and its end to end processes, from creation to the end user watching the content.
Preferable: professional qualification in project and/or product management.
• Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
• Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
• Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
• Access to in-house learning and development resources
• Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.
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