Sr Project Manager

FOX Los Angeles, CA

About the Job

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Delivery & Outcomes organization provides program management, delivery support and process maturation for Fox Technology. We primarily support digital product and technology delivery in partnership with the FOX Consumer Products and Engineering (CPE) team. CPE is responsible for managing the delivery of websites, apps for several brand portfolios including Fox Now, FoxNews.com, Fox Sports and Fox Nation. This position requires a background in both digital technology and project management.

As a member of the Delivery & Outcomes organization, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for managing multiple workstreams within a brand or platform portfolio. Working with the product team, you will be actively involved in receiving product briefs and responding with meticulous project initiation documentation, project plans, scope definition and risk assessments which will then drive the delivery teams towards meeting the project goals and business objectives of our brands.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and document project initiation documents, schedules, milestones, KPIs and goals
  • Lead budget, schedule, milestone and scope/benefit decision-making responsibilities, and shares with executives and team leads
  • Facilitate team information and workflow throughout the project lifecycle
  • Participate in removing barriers to timely and cost-effective project completion
  • Coordinate and track technology project staff, goals, deliverables to ensure timely project outcomes
  • Drive adoption and be a practitioner of Agile framework best practices and company standards
  • Assist team members and leaders in scope management throughout the project lifecycle
  • Track risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies throughout the project lifecycle
  • Support and, as needed, operate as a chief/scrum master for programs and teams
  • Mentor less experienced members of the team and serves as a resource to other project managers to resolve complex problems
  • Report on project status weekly


WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Experience managing small teams (up to 10 individuals) independently
  • Multiple years of progressively complex delivery experience
  • Advanced knowledge and application of project delivery lifecycles methodology, particularly Agile framework (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, Lean)
  • Demonstrated successful end-to-end delivery of projects focused on digital roadmaps and technology enablement
  • Ability to develop a scope and resource-based schedule, using a PM tool such as Smartsheet, MS Project or others
  • Ability to guide multi-disciplinary teams in the achievement of project objectives for larger more complex, or more strategic, technology projects
  • Ability to anticipate and prevent problems and roadblocks before they occur
  • Ability to work in the form of short- and mid-term assignments that regularly require the application of independent judgment
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to interact with internal and external peers and managers to exchange complex information
  • Possess a problem-solver mentality; present issues and potential solutions while effectively working with teams and management to resolve them


NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience in digital streaming and product organizations


ABOUT YOU

  • Enjoy helping and being a part of high-performing teams in a fast-paced, digital environment
  • Communicate clearly and concisely; not afraid to surface issues, but also come with ways to help solve problems
  • Passionate about the practical application of Agile and Lean delivery practice
  • Proficient at conflict resolution


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.