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Sr Manager, Program Management


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.


Overview & Responsibilities

The Senior Program Manager will be responsible for establishing structure, driving results, and reporting status on Technology Enterprise-wide programs (ex. External Tool Integrations, Financial Alignment, Demand/Intake, Overall Governance processes etc.). The Manager will produce weekly consolidated status across multiple key initiatives while handling issues, risks to ensure successful and timely program delivery!
The Senior Manager will work in coordination with teams to successfully manage and complete program deliverables. The role will support the team leads in driving the program on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the Steering Committee.

•    Liaise with our Steering Committees, Senior Executives, VPs, Directors, program sponsors and strategic partners
•    Ensure program delivery directly supports the achievement of ViacomCBS's strategic objectives
•    Communicate status reporting to leadership (program milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks and issues).
•    Establish frameworks and structure in any situation that lacks organization.
•    Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expend and mature these capabilities for the organization
•    Lead the day-to-day program activities and resources, and chair team meetings.
•    Act as an advocate for our Tech. transformation in applying methodology, processes and tools for adopting best practices for Program delivery

Basic Qualifications 

•    At least 8 years of demonstrated experience running a portfolio of complex initiatives that spans multiple lines of business.
•    Demonstrated ability to lead all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports business & IT strategic objectives.
•    Possess strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the proficiency to lead up, across, and down multiple business and technology organizations.
•    Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives.

Additional Qualifications

•    5+ strong Excel skills (analytics, pivot tables, formulas, etc)
•    3+ years of experience in a Major Consulting firm is strongly preferred.
•    Prior success in establishing structure and governance around complex multifaceted initiatives.
•    Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence.
•    Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal, and presentation) and interpersonal skills.
•    Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands.
•    Management activities across the Portfolio driving consistency.
•    Tools: MS Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

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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