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Director, Program Management - Talent Strategy


New York, NY, US, 10016

New York



Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.


Overview & Responsibilities:

We seek a rockstar who can lead all aspects of people resource planning in a fast-paced environment for ViacomCBS Streaming’s group! ViacomCBS Streaming’s Marketing, Data and Operations organization is looking for a highly motivated Director level program manager who understands resource management, headcount planning, and Human Resource project delivery. You will work closely with our Human Resources Business Partners to ensure people resource planning is an efficient process that supports the org in delivering our complex, matrix, projects on time, on budget and with value. You will also work with cross-functional teams and will be a key member of the Human Resources department. You know what it takes to manage complex initiatives, involving multiple partners and a diverse team of collaborators and are able to identify new solutions and improve upon existing processes!


Your day-to-day:

  • Collect and maintain an accounting of new and existing open head counts across multiple, cross-functional teams
  • Plan and track the fulfillment of open requisitions
  • Partner with our HRBPs and the leadership team to review available people resources, prioritize and advocate for support
  • Moderate travel between Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Florida offices (when viable)
  • Keep an eye on the big picture across recruiting, hiring and compensation to ensure success
  • Stay current on our internal recruiting and hiring processes and report on progress against initiatives on a regular basis
  • Lead the preparation and management of project plans, documentation, risk mitigation and resource management
  • Effectively apply development methodology and implement project standards
  • Create and ensure completion of documentation that remains current and well organized
  • Troubleshoot urgent issues and remove impediments
  • Be an agile thought-leader, constantly improving how we work, championing a positive culture


Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/ BS in Business, Communications, Engineering or related field required or equivalent experience
  • 7-10 years of experience as a Project Manager for a large scale Internet based organization and/or vendor based solution provider of enterprise technology
  • Experience in HR transformation, process changes/change management, and implementation
  • Experience partnering with, negotiating with, and influencing senior partners
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize and lead numerous projects with competing priorities
  • Past experience in Traditional waterfall project/program management
  • Self-motivated, creative, deadline enthusiastic, relentless about effective communication and delivering quality results required
  • High proficiency in tools and reporting: Jira, Confluence, google suite, Slack, and ability to deliver statuses with flair and efficiency
  • Proven experience forming effective relationships to get results


Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of video streaming products on Mobile, Desktop, OTT and Smart TV screens
  • PMP Certification or similar Program/Project Management certification
  • Experience with headcount planning
  • A bag of project planning tools, tricks and processes for reporting, planning, analyzing data, and communicating efficiently


ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.



At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


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ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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