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Strategic Ops Project Manager
Englewood Cliffs, NJ

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Job Description


The Strategic Ops Project Manager is responsible for project planning & tactical execution of operations strategy initiatives including Cloud Post, Production MAM and MLAI Implementation. This role, in close collaboration with leadership across all GMO & O&T, will be help oversee projects and sub-projects from initial conception to full integration, including assessment, testing, communications, team building, client engagement, operational alignment, technical build oversight and metric aggregation. The PM will also be responsible for reporting out on project status to executive leadership and hitting deadlines, measurable project goals and ancillary objectives.

Job Duties:

* Project management of strategic initiative projects within Post Production/O&T
* Overseeing the deployment of technology and workflow opportunities, including implementation into existing workflows
* Overseeing scheduling, budgeting and progress tracking of strategic initiatives in collaboration with leadership & key stakeholders, alerting operations strategy management of potential risks & opportunities
* Ongoing optimization & efficiency passes on workflows to ensure 'best in class' performance & service
* Preparations of all project data to report out to all executives, stakeholders & clients
* Balancing client needs and managing expectations against new technology implementation limitations
* Collaborating closely with all team members & brands across NBC Universal
* Maintain detailed records for all project steps
* Ability to travel as projects dictate


Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or 4 years equivalent experience in project management

Minimum of 4 years experience in professional media production environment

Minimum of 2 years experience in post operations

Minimum of 2 years experience with client services

Proven ability to collaborate, engage and effectively communicate with all levels of management

Proven ability to prioritize and investigate sometimes abstract issues under pressure

Working knowledge of post production pipelines, MAMs, DAMs, video file formats and media codecs

Working knowledge of a digital post ecosystem environment

Knowledge of all Powerpoint, Microsoft 365, Excel and Google Docs applications

Additional Job Requirements

Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #:47435BR)

Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Must be willing to work overtime and on weekends as needed

Must possess a current US passport & be willing to travel internationally as needed

Desired Characteristics

Project Management training or PMI certification

Proven ability to manage under pressure to deadlines on fast paced projects

Ability to demonstrate troubleshooting techniques and problem solve with minimal direction

Seasoned change agent with a professional, tactful style and think-on-feet ability to finesse or pivot

Attention to details - extremely organized with an eye for prioritization, efficiency & optimization

Highly motivated team player with excellent written & verbal communication skills

Experience working with budgeting or business analytics

Ability to inspire teams through problem solving processes

Solid track record of delivering results

Experience with Agile methodology a plus

Strong leadership capabilities

Flexible Schedule

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