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Senior Project Manager - VoD

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £450 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Roddy Coltart

  • Contact email:

    roddyc@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    500

  • Salary low:

    450

  • Job ref:

    J5897520_1551103104

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Senior Project Manager - VoD required. A Senior Project Manager - VoD is required by one of Montash's clients, who are a media company based in West London, on an initial six month contract.

The Senior Project Manager - VoD must have 7+ years of experience of project management, be proven in end-to-end delivery of web and mobile applications and have video-on-demand platform experience. The Senior Project Manager - VoD must be agile delivery focussed, have experience in overseeing product teams (Design/UX/Technology) of 15+ people and have experience in managing off-shore development teams and 3rd party suppliers.

The Senior Project Manager - VoD will have a deep understanding of the full-development cycle-including, CI pipelines, automated testing and GIT workflows, feature sizing/estimation and team velocity reporting.

The Senior Project Manager - VoD will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide direction and leadership to cross-disciplined teams to deliver exceptional products and services for users
  • Work with the discipline leads to set the vision and respective smart goals for the projects-defining how success will be measured
  • Partner closely with business units and operational teams to create unified plans that drive impact on key metrics, inspire teams, rally support and deliver against the project's objectives and timelines
  • Continual collaboration with stakeholders (both internal and external) to identify, manage and resolve any dependencies, risks and issues throughout the life-cycle of the project
  • Diligently track and report to stakeholders on the health and finances of the project-articulating progress against the projects workstreams, highlighting key risks/issues/dependencies and their respective mitigation strategies
  • Facilitate planning and requirements gathering sessions with the various business units, stakeholders and product teams
  • Collaborate with the relevant business units and stakeholders to scope out new projects and initiatives. Including the development of project, resourcing and communication plans and respective financial expenditures
  • Define the required ways of working processes to ensure successful delivery of the projects
  • Be willing to travel internationally-working with other offices and 3rd party providers to ensure successful delivery of the project
  • Line management and mentoring of junior members of the Delivery team
  • Facilitation of development estimation and prioritisation sessions, including the projection of team velocities based on historical data and team resourcing

To summarise, the Senior Project Manager - VoD must have the following experience:

  • Proven delivery and/or on-going management of video-on-demand platforms
  • Proven end-to-end delivery of web and mobile applications
  • 7+ years in the field of project management
  • Delivery of projects within an Agile development framework including Scrum & Kanban
  • Deep understanding of the full-development cycle-including, CI pipelines, automated testing and GIT workflows, feature sizing/estimation and team velocity reporting
  • Experience in overseeing product teams (Design/UX/Technology) of 15+ people
  • Experience in managing off-shore development teams and 3rd party suppliers
  • Line management experience

If you are a good fit please apply immediately.