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Programme Manager - Front end / UI

  • Salary: £550 - £635 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: West London, London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 07/05/2017
  • Job reference: J365866A

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Programme Manager - Agile, Complex Stakeholder Management, Digital, Mobile, Apps, STB, Vendor Management

Duration: Initial 3 Month Contract

Location: Osterley, West London

Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves over 22 million customers across five countries. Our business in the UK and Ireland has come a long way since starting out as a satellite broadcaster in 1989 and we're not stopping there. We're home to award-winning teams for everything from Customer Service to Marketing, from Technology to Finance, meaning there's plenty of opportunity for you, no matter what your career goals.

Primary Role Responsibilities:

  • Senior stakeholder management of all dependent technical and product directorates and alignment of in-flight programmes of work,
  • Provide recommendations to the May ESG for the Approach, Technology, Constraints, Risks Issues and FEI Stakeholder Management plan (may need to keep this for DL, CMcQ and PM eyes only),
  • Ownership of FE Integration stream; Initiation, Resource, Delivery and Path-to-Production planning,
  • Assures alignment with Technology Programme Plan, Financial Plan / Budgets, Operations Plans and Commercial Implementation Plan,
  • Input to Programme RAID and active resolution of issues and mitigation of identified FEI risks,
  • Monitoring and reporting of assigned activities and progress.

Technical Skill Requirements:

  • Ideally PMI qualified.
  • Experienced in managing the evolution of multiple streams of end-user technologies to deliver propositions across differing customer segments.

Experience Requirements:

  • Seasoned technical programme manager with demonstrable senior (business) stakeholder management experience gained across multiple territories,
  • Has ideally led initiatives to deliver multi-territory low cost of acquisition, secure solutions with best in class, personalised customer experiences,
  • Has delivered personalised, digital only service models across multiple territories,
  • Able to plan in a pragmatic manner avoiding 'over planning' to deal with the fluid nature of the Sky business environment,
  • Digital by default, understands the importance of good design and able to lead Agile delivery activities.

Behaviour Requirements:

  • Outcome led,
  • Customer focused,
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity,
  • Systematic in their preparation,
  • Demonstrates attention to detail,

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

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