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Project Manager (6 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Warner Bros. Discovery

Warner Bros. Discovery

Operations
Singapore
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role

WBD the future of entertainment and storytelling. As television and media habits change, our mission remains true and every day we seek to ignite people’s curiosity to engage, entertain and enlighten the world around them through amazing viewing experiences.

The Global Streaming group is building a global streaming video platform (OTT), and a suite of applications to support all of our network’s brands globally. We build user experiences ranging from classic lean-back viewing to interactive learning applications. We build for connected TVs, web, mobile phones, tablets, and consoles for a large footprint of WBD-owned networks (CNN, Discovery, HBO Max Food Network, Golf TV, MotorTrend, Eurosport, Dplay, and many more) This is a growing, global group crucial to WBD’s future.

We are seeking passionate, committed individuals to join our global Program Delivery and Management (PDM) Team. The successful candidate will have exemplary communication (written and verbal) skills, strong organizational skills, and hands-on documentation/project management experience. This position will appeal to an individual who is excited by new product development and thrives in uncertainty whilst seeking to shape Project Management practices that reduce ambiguity over time.

Your Role Accountabilities

As a Project Manager PDM PMO Team you will support both the wider PMO and our Program Delivery teams across the following crucial areas:

  • Support the PDM PMO Director in launching new PMO initiatives and helping to manage change to tools and processes

  • Provide training in project and program management best practices, supported by the Central PMO Director

  • Providing support and advice to Delivery Teams in Project and Program best practices

  • Support the PDM PMO Director in the day to day running of the PDM PMO. This may include all or part of the following:

    • Collating status reports

    • Supporting/Facilitating Program Meetings and PMO workshops

    • Documentation and configuration management

    • Maintaining and improving templates and artifacts

    • Recording minutes and tracking actions of key governance sessions and project/program meetings

    • General Administrative tasks to support the department including but not limited to: Recruitment, Timesheeting, Shared Calendar, Training, Financial Management, Maintenance of DLs, Org charts

  • Support Regional Program Managers and Senior Program Managers in the PMO. This may include assistance in all or part of the following

    • Defining the work plan and responsibilities for delivery

    • Coordinating activities across multiple teams and territories in line with the project plan

    • Managing risks and issues to delivery and escalating when appropriate

    • Ensuring quality of project and program deliverables

    • Providing reports on project/program status

    • Maintaining high standards of project and program best practices, suggesting process enhancements

    • Establishing constructive relationships with business, product and technology teams

Qualifications & Experience

  • Proven experience within a similar Project Manager or Project Administrator/Coordinator position

  • Demonstrate quality and attention to detail in everything you do

  • Have a 'can do' attitude, will lead by example and be prepared to go the extra mile when needed.

  • Be highly organized and have the drive to bring order and structure to the projects' environment you'll be working in.

  • Have experience or exposure to the end to end project lifecycle

  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have excellent prioritization skills in order to balance key priorities

  • Pride yourself on your strong communication skills, both written and oral

  • Experience working within a Media or Technology organisation

Desirable

  • Formal project management training

  • Experience working with Agile development framework (Scrum / Kanban)

  • Experience with SharePoint, Smartsheet, Confluence and Jira

  • Whilst expected to support the team in the APAC region primarily, willingness to work across multiple time zones in support of the Global PMO (Specifically East Coast United States) is highly desirable.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law. If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.