Program Manager

  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • Posted 41 days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Corporate social responsibility
Project management
IT operations
Program management
Product management
Business administration
Time management
Organizational skills
Problem solving
System implementation
Development testing
Financial software
Software development
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Excel
Enterprise resource planning
Microsoft Power BI

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

NBCUniversal's Quality & Project Management (QPM) team provides PMO services across large initiatives within Technical Operations 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 Corporate Core and Engineering portfolio. This person will be instrumental in developing processes for a critical sub portfolio while also managing high-profile programs. The programs in this area are core to delivering key projects and initiatives to enable NBCU's business evolution in a fast-changing Media and Entertainment market.

  • Create and manage program charters, schedules, resource plans, program budgets, and financial cost/benefit models
  • Continually collaborate with executives and stakeholders, document requirements/scope and dependencies, and host program kick-offs
  • Execute multiple programs across Corporate Core and Engineering teams 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
  • Participate in program intake, facilitate program prioritization discussions, and collect high-level requirements
  • 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
  • Excellent interpersonal demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Works well under pressure
  • Proactive and strong sense of ownership
  • Detail-orientated and self-starter
  • Demonstrated teamwork capabilities
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders and team members
  • Strong business partnering and cross-functional leadership skills
  • Ability to drive results and hold teams accountable
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly growing environment
  • Experience with Microsoft - Teams, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • Proficiency in MS Project, JIRA

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with ERP end-to-end system implementation Program / Project Management experience through design, development, testing, launch, and post-launch support with functional knowledge of any SAP modules
  • Experience managing financial projects / programs
  • Knowledge of Financial Systems
  • 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 within media and entertainment industry a plus
  • Experience in Technical Programs, Agile Product & App Development environment highly preferred
  • Experience with JIRA, Lucidchart, Smartsheet, Tableau or PowerBI
  • Program Management Professional (PgMP), Project Management Professional (PMP), and/or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certifications preferred but not required

Additional Requirements:

  • Hybrid: 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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