VP Program Management

39188

Burbank, CA, US, 91505 Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, 33309 New York, NY, US, 10016 San Francisco, CA, US, 94107

Other
Burbank
Full-Time
Hybrid

 

 

The Data & Marketing Group plays a central role in the Paramount Streaming Division, responsible for Consumer and Growth Marketing as well as and Data and Insights for Pluto TV & Paramount+. The Central Project Management Office serves as the premise (with the combination of project-, and program management) for supporting the organization’s diverse functions and touch points into Paramount+ and Pluto TV. We are at the cross-section of several disciplines, including Consumer & Creative Marketing, Marketing Production & Operations, Content Strategy, Data and Insights, Video Monetization and Ad Operations, Podcasts, Marketing Acquisitions & Campaign Services and more, all anchored around our Paramount+ subscription streaming service and Pluto TV, our ad-supported streaming service. We seek an authority and impactful program manager who can run highly complex data-led programs in a fast-paced environment through applying precision tracking, initiative, and creativity. This strong and highly motivated leader must have a deep perspicacity of data and analytics, including the technical aspects of Site-, Product-, Marketing, and Data tools development across platforms and different business models (e.g. AVOD, SVOD). This VP will also be fluent in digital-, and creative marketing, as this role requires a unique set of multi-disciplinary expertise. The VP Project Management will develop a team of Program and Data & Insights Project Managers and guide our teams to deliver complex and matrixed, data-led programs that are on time, on budget, bring about value, and will also work multi-functionally across disciplines (i.e. Product & Technology Project Management, Business Intelligence & Marketing Analytics, Measurement Operations, Data Management & Engineering, Market and Audience Research, Product, Technology, Consumer-, and Creative Marketing (Domestic & International), Marketing Acquisition & Campaign Services, Promo Operations, and Streaming leadership), and will be a key member of the PMO helping to own the Program-, and Project Management team in a dynamic organization that drives growth across our streaming businesses. The role knows what it takes to lead large and complex data programs, involving multiple partners and a team with varied strengths of collaborators taking a program from its inception to delivery, incorporating iterative methodologies.

  • Lead and guide a team of Program and Project Managers with a focus on continuous development and process improvement
  • Partner with strategic leadership across Data & Marketing disciplines and streaming businesses (Pluto TV & Paramount+) on launching a high volume of large scale, cross-platform data-focused programs
  • Run a growing funnel of highly visible programs from inception to launch, including reporting, liaising and handling resource allocation, scheduling, risk management, and rollout.
  • Underpin planning and execution against priorities and roadmaps
  • Serve as the principal conductor, guiding initiatives, programs, and objectives to deliver against bold timelines and risks
  • Partner with project managers, product owners, analysts, managers and engineers to ensure successful delivery against complex programs
  • Conduct performance reviews and set goals for collaborators
  • Prepare and orchestrate plans, documentation, risk mitigation and resource management as needed for cross-team initiatives and large projects/programs, and act as liaison between multi-functional teams (Product, Marketing, BI and Data) to drive end-to-end execution of programs
  • Effectively apply development methodology and implement project standards
  • Minimize partner concern of risk to programs by clearly communicating potential risks at every stage
  • Ensure completion of documents that remain current and organized
  • Take ownership of program scope, risks, and issues, driving them to resolution in an expeditious manner
  • Be available as necessary to solve urgent issues and to remove impediments for the teams
  • Be a thought-leader, constantly improving how we work, championing a positive culture, both for your team and the wider business unit, and through working with other Project Managers within the PMO to help champion productivity methodologies throughout the organization
  • Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/ BS in Business, Communications, Engineering or related field. Technical background required
  • 10+ years program management with an attested understanding of SDLC 
  • Project management experience on large scale websites (preferably streaming content) and/or vendor based solution provider of enterprise technology initiatives
  • 10+ years project management
  • 7+ years of general people management responsibilities in streaming and/or data management in a high-paced, dynamic environment
  • Showcased ability to translate complex and technical concepts into specifications leading to tangible yields
  • Illustrated experience directing a team, with an established ability to coach and providing transformation guidance 
  • Deep understanding of all things Agile (Scrum, Kanban and other methodologies) including the ceremonies of backlog grooming, standups, sprint planning, sprint review and retrospectives
  • Self-motivated, creative, deadline enthusiastic, relentless about effective communication and delivering quality results required.
  • A bag of project planning tools, tricks and processes for road-mapping, planning, Gantt, yet all the while fostering iterative processes and feedback turning points
  • Proficiency in tools: Jira, Confluence, Asana, Airtable, Google suite, Slack, and an ability to whip up a presentation or program plan when needed
  • The candidate must hold themselves accountable for the success of the program, drive prioritization, and be able to change tasks quickly & communicate changes efficiently based on shifts in priorities or urgent deadlines
  • Passion for and knowledge of interactive technology and platforms required
  • Authentic experience forming effective relationships to get results
  • Good communication-, status sharing-, and interpersonal skills.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of video streaming products on Mobile, Desktop, OTT and SmartTV platforms
  • PMP Certification or similar Program/Project Management certification
  • Experience with heavily matrixed organizations
  • Proficiency and general understanding of development software

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Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from Paramount Global, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream Paramount Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Hiring Salary Range: $176,800.00 - 250,000.00. 

 

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.  

 

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