Program Manager

  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • Posted 32 days ago | Updated 9 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Corporate social responsibility
Project management
Program management
Product management
Business administration
Development testing
Time management
Organizational skills
Problem solving
Microsoft Office
Software development
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Excel

Job Details

Company Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

NBC Universal's Quality & Project Management (QPM) team provides PMO services across large initiatives within Technical Opeartions and Enterprise Engineering. The team is seeking a Program Manager that will be instrumental in managing key relationships while overseeing large-scale technology programs for the Enterprise Engineering and Corporate Core portfolio. This person will be key in developing processes for a critical subportfolio while also managing shigh-profile programs. The programs in this portfolo are core to delivering initiatives to enable NBCU's business evolution in a fast-changing Media and Entertainment market.

  • Create and manage individual project charters, schedules, resource plans, and budgets.
  • Participate in and facilitate program intake, facilitate program prioritization discussions, and collect high-level requirements.
  • Continually collaborate with stakeholders, document requirements/scope and dependencies, and host project kick-offs.
  • Execute multiple simultaneous programs across the team and ensure objectives and deliverables are accomplished according to plan.
  • Manage cross-functional dependencies, risks, and changes effectively by optimizing scope, schedule, and resources accordingly
  • Provide program-level status updates and reporting to sponsor and stakeholders, and facilitate regular program status meetings (including agendas, presentations, minutes, action items and follow-up)
  • Build strong partnerships to mobilize program/project team members and influence across a range of leaders, internal teams, and external suppliers.
  • Follow and contribute to standards, best practices, processes, and documentation for the Program Management team


  • Bachelor's degree or 4+ years equivalent experience in Product Management, Business Administration, Project/Program Management or a related field.
  • Minimum 4+ years of technologyProgram / Project Management experience through design, development, testing, launch, and post-launch support with functional knowledge.
  • Excellent interpersonal demeanor and executive presence.
  • Detail-orientated with excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication to peers and executives.
  • Thorough note taking abilities with follow-ups and key next steps
  • Problem-solving skills while working well under pressure and ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly growing environment.
  • Proactive, strong sense of ownership with demonstrated teamwork capabilities.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders and team members.
  • Ability to drive results and hold teams all teams accountable.
  • Experience with Microsoft & Program Management tools - Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, MS Project, Smartsheet.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience developing and maintaining large scale budgets
  • Experience managing global projects teams with competing priorities, diverse business objectives, and time zones constraints
  • Ability to collect information from multiple sources, document concepts using data + visualizations, and present complex topics to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience with Microsoft 365
  • Experience with JIRA, PPT, Smartsheet
  • Program Management Professional (PgMP), Project Management Professional (PMP), and/or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certifications a plus

Additional Requirements:

This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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