Programme Manager

London, England
17 Apr 2013
17 Jun 2013
British Broadcasting
Job Type

Sky’s Broadcast Services are searching for a Technical Programme Manager to deliver a broad scope of high profile and market-leading Broadcast Programmes. The department responsible for the support and evolution of all Technology underpinning Production and Distribution of Content at Sky, this role is within the small, expert Programmes team,  a specialist function that manages and delivers highly visible key Broadcast programmes for the benefit of our customers and commercial partners. Responsible for shaping, planning and delivering typically customer facing products and services that support delivery of the TV product roadmap, recent programmes include On Demand and Catch Up TV.

As a skilled Programme Manager you will be leading and motivating cross-functional teams to define and deliver these highly visible programmes, working with a spectrum of senior stakeholders and delivering complex cross functional solutions. With the ability to take a big picture view, you will ensure that the full end-to-end delivery implications are understood and catered for in your solutions and are thus delivered in the most efficient and effective way. To prosper in this role, you will have a highly acclaimed record of delivering business value from technology within a competitive climate.

With a repertoire of high-end exposure of working seamlessly with senior stakeholders and product owners to shape and form their needs, establishing and subsequently facilitating the respective programmes.Comfortably fluent in media and broadcast technologies and proficient with IP-delivered content, you will have a wealth of experience in solution architecture and have wide exposure to large IT-enabled business change programmes in an esteemed managerial capacity.

You will have proven success in delivering complex solutions to full software delivery lifecycles, negotiating and managing external suppliers and leading system integration teams. A functional understanding of managing financial plans at programme or portfolio level across multiple workstreams and projects is essential.Boasting natural tenacity and sporting an inherent creative flair, you will command an innovative presence whilst boldly managing key stakeholders through use of your exceptional leadership, communication and people management skills; you will be an analytical thinker who can use sound judgement in decision making and always act with integrity to inspire and empower those around you.

Personally you will be a disciplined thinker capable of working across organizational boundaries in a very demanding, high-output environment. You will have outstanding organisational skills, attention to detail and must be pro-active, adaptable and results driven. You will be a team player who must be able to work under pressure, juggle multiple demands, and use initiative and motivation to meet deadlines and set priorities independently. Sky is proud to offer top talent a fantastic place to call home; if you are an ambitious Programme Manager and would like to join our incredible Broadcast Services team, we encourage you to apply now! A full job specification will be made available as you progress through the recruitment process.

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