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Senior Project Manager (Contract) (R50009321)
Los Angeles, CA

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Job Description


Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world's leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.


Fox is looking for a Senior Project Manager to drive and execute application development and video technology related projects. This position demands a strong background in both technology and project management. The Senior Project Manager responsibilities include:

* Create and execute project plans for multiple application development projects
* Manage vendors and cross-functional project teams and ensure on-time delivery
* Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely manner
* Mitigate project conflicts; seek final resolution on all issues to ensure projects keep to scope and timeline
* Effectively and proactively communicate status to all stakeholders and senior management on project status, outlining key issues and risks and steps toward resolution
* Efficiently facilitate team and vendor meetings to ensure time is used properly
* Collaborate with product management, design, and technical development teams
* Plan for upcoming work and collaborate with the team on resource needs
* Support QA efforts on project deliverables as required, including scheduling regression testing and executing test scenarios
* Provide support for Customer Care questions, as needed


* At least 7 years of experience in a technical project management role leading complex projects
* Proven project management experience with planning, scheduling, project communication, issue resolution, change management, and risk management
* Effective management of multiple projects simultaneously
* Able to manage cross functional teams including Product, Design, Engineering, Ads, Analytics
* Proven management of multiple project stakeholders (e.g., internal core team, external vendors, contractors, business users, senior management)
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Excellent project leadership and team building skills
* Effective communication and presentation skills appropriate for interaction with network clients, vendors, and senior management
* Experience with a variety of project management methodologies
* Ability to understand technical and design documents
* Experience in a web, mobile and/or connected device development environment
* Experience with video content management systems preferred
* Experience in consulting or client services a plus
* Proficiency in MS Office tools, Microsoft Project Online and Atlassian
* PMP, MBA or CSM a plus
* BS degree or equivalent

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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