Sky

Project Manager

Recruiter
Sky
Location
Isleworth
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
06 Dec 2021
Closes
05 Jan 2022
Ref
59652
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.


This role is a fantastic opportunity to join the Digital Transformation Sales and Service organisation as a Project Manager, working on a diverse portfolio covering Peacock, NOW, Sky Ticket and Showtime. You will be part of the Project Management team and be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of projects in Sales and Service.


What you'll do:

* Plan and lead projects across multi-disciplinary teams working in close collaboration with teams across Product and Technology. Ensuring management of scope is clearly defined in collaboration with relevant project stakeholders.
* Manage project schedules, resource allocation plans, project risks and issues, escalating any threats or opportunities to key stakeholders in a timely manner. Ensuring any change initiatives are implemented and integrated into the overall project plan as necessary
* Ensure that project planning covers all stages of the project lifecycle in collaboration with other departments within Sales and Service and Global OTT
* Define and implement project governance structures that define clear roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities that ensure project reports are produced in a timely manner to all level of stakeholders across the business
* Contribute to the continuous improvement of departmental processes and procedures


What you'll bring:

* A proven track record of project delivery, with at least two years' experience in a technical project management role
* The ability to think strategically and tactically about product, technical and cross-functional issues that affect your project and work to produce solutions that ensure the delivery of the project communicating these to the relevant stakeholders and collaborating across multiple teams
* Worked in an Agile environment with the ability to build and evolve delivery tools and processes
* Knowledge of tracking and reporting tools, experience with JIRA and Confluence is desirable
* A general understanding of OTT, Streaming, Payment Systems and Sales & Service is desirable
* A recognised project management certification at a minimum foundation level is desirable.


Team Overview:

Group Digital Technology are the team behind many of Sky's digital and streaming platforms. Our team develops and supports technologies for Sky, globally. No matter the device, the time, or the place, we make sure that engaging large, diverse audiences with premium entertainment is possible.


The Rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

* Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
* A generous pension package
* Private healthcare
* Discounted mobile and broadband
* Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experience


Where you'll work:

Osterley:

Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


Inclusion:

We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.


Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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