Programme Engagement Manager

  • Location:
    Staines, England, United Kingdom
  • Area of Interest
    Project or Program Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Collaboration, Video
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

The Video Software and Solutions group is looking for an experienced Programme Manager to drive new governance and delivery processes across internal and external teams, within an enterprise level engagement. There will be an initial focus on system integration and quality improvement with a requirement to drive technical adoption of new processes and demonstrate their effectiveness. The ideal candidate will have an end-end video systems delivery background with hand-on experience implementing best industry practice Agile and Devops environments, and a proven track record of success in high-quality, complex Programme engagements, who can take accountability for their programme.


Who You'll Work With

The Video Software and Solutions group provides end-end video solutions to over 90 customers worldwide and secures one third of the PayTV market. The team you’ll work with partners with Sky to deliver industry-leading video solutions to their subscribers. In this role you will be working both with internal and Sky colleagues to drive innovation in the video space.


Who You Are

You are able to work at the highest levels - in this case with senior leaders within both Cisco and Sky - to drive governance and quality process and initiatives within the organisation. In addition, you will be able to work collaboratively across the wider teams within the Video group and Cisco to develop leading video delivery solutions. We are looking for an individual with the following experience:


·       History of initiating and implementing complex, multi-disciplinary video and media programmes

·       Demonstrable project management of internal and client teams

·       High level knowledge of video End-to-End System Architectures and Deployment models

·       Experience managing and deploying linear and on-demand video streaming services

  • Strong vendor management and team leadership skills in the coordination of multi-disciplined, multi-site on and offshore resources
  • Enjoys a ‘hands on’ approach, yet able to communicate concisely and clearly to leadership teams
  • Able to manage detailed commercial and technical issues, with a pragmatic style
  • Tenacity and determination to deliver high quality solutions on time and to budget

·       Understanding of End-to-End Digital Rights Management and Conditional Access environments

·       Hand-on use of Task and Project Administration (e.g. JIRA)

·       Management and measurement of multiple cross-functional project programmes

·       Demonstrated focus and delivery on quality

·       Understanding of Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery/Deployment environments and ideally experience of implementing

·       In-depth knowledge of modern software development and implementation methodologies

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·       Highly effective presentation skills both internally and customer-facing to explain complex delivery implementations and integrations in understandable terminology

·       Formal programme and project qualifications (Prince 2, PMP) desirable

·       10+ years high level project management experience

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