Up to £450 per day + Outside ir35
4 months ago
6 months +
VoD Digital TV Project Manager
UK, London based Broadcaster requires an experienced Digital Project Manager with Previous VoD/TV Apps / Broadcast Digital Product experience to support the relaunch of the VoD mobile TV apps, 10-foot/Smart TV and desktop applications onto the global technology platforms. The Relaunch Digital Project Manager will work closely with the Product team/Product Owner and global teams to ensure the successful transition in an iterative manner using Agile methodologies.
Looking for looking to deliver a programme of changes as part of the relaunch including:
Relaunch requirements gathering and scope, migration into scheduling system, Freewheel migration, Player proof of concept for another Product etc.
Working with operational teams to agree and formalise post relaunch operating model including process optimisations
Delivery of relaunch:
On time, On budget, On quality
Allocate and manage development activity with the third-party vendors.
Providing governance and reporting on the various workstreams.
Highlight potential risks and act proactively to resolve issues.
Ensuring that all project related content is fully documented on the company Confluence wiki.
Ensuring that all tasks are recorded and maintained on the company Jira.
Promote Agile methodology best practice.
Carry out Scrum Master duties including stand ups (however you will not be managing a scrum team).
Managing resource and budget against agreed estimates.
Working with senior stakeholders to provide visibility across the various workstreams.
Ensuring that any knowledge transfer and training is provided to the various operational teams impacted by the delivery of new or enhanced functionality.
The position requires the following:
Ability to work with cross functional multi-vendor teams in a fast-paced environment.
Experience of delivering digital applications within the Broadcast Media Sector such as VoD/TV Apps on mobile, desktop and 10-foot Smart TV/Connected TV
Must be organized and communicate effectively. Experience with managing delivery of digital applications with multiple stakeholders, developers, designers, and testers.
Full lifecycle delivery (experience in Agile methodology).
Great verbal and written communication skills with audiences of all levels.
Highly competent with Jira and Confluence.
Experience managing project budgets, forecasts, and resources.
Understanding of the back end broadcast to digital media VoD media workflows very useful.