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Senior Program Manager

  • Sky
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • 16/03/2024
Full time Management

Job Description

Join us at Sky Portugal and be part of our exciting journey to lead the way in the streaming tech world!  

As a Senior Program Manager, you'll play a key role in our innovative team dedicated to creating exceptional experiences for our global customers.  

From powering platforms like NBCUniversal’s Peacock in the United States to Sky’s NOW, and SkyShowtime across Europe, and now Showmax in over 40 countries in Africa, one thing’s for certain, your contributions will impact millions of viewers worldwide. 

What You'll Do: 

  • The Senior Program Manager will provide strategic leadership and oversight for crafting, sustaining, implementing, and driving efficient and effective project/portfolio management in support of the business objectives of Sky and NBCU. 

  • Able to discuss from a high-level perspective or have a deep conversation with from operational to C-level stakeholders. 

  • Providing leadership and taking overall accountability for the successful execution of the deliverables using Agile methodologies. 

  • The Senior Program Manager will be required to collaborate across other technology portfolios and have excellent communication and relationship management skills to influence, anticipate, and resolve issues. 

  • Lead a team of project managers, mentoring, coaching, and inspiring them. 

  • Outstanding capacity of scope, priority management, and delivery organization. 

  • Good understanding of the platforms and the services we are providing to end customers. 

What You'll Bring: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience. 

  • At least 6 years of experience working in digital projects (OTT or Telco sectors). 

  • 4+ years of experience as a Project Manager, Delivery Manager or Scrum Master. 

  • Broad experience in project management, particularly in Agile environments. 

  • Autonomous and responsible for making sure that’s the team is focused on the portfolio and committed to the priorities of the organization. 

  • Ability to handle senior stakeholders and operate on crisis management mode. 

  • Extremely well organized, punctual and methodical but keeping a pragmatic approach to solving problems. 

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate across time zones and cultures. 

  • A proactive and can-do attitude. 

  • Position based in Lisbon with a hybrid office presence. 

  • Fluent in English. 

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive Rewards: Above market salary, yearly bonus, and access to a share-save plan.  

  • Work-Life Flexibility: Embrace a hybrid working model and enjoy flexible holidays.  

  • Employee Benefits Plan: Access a wide range of benefits that are designed and tailored to your everyday needs. 

  • Health and Well-Being: Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family.  

  • Continuous Learning: Access learning and development opportunities and an additional budget that you can use for education and professional training 

  • Tech Perks: Mobile phone with a data plan, and access to several partnerships and discounts.  

  • Entertainment Goodies: Enjoy the best of entertainment with a complimentary SkyShowtime subscription.  

  • Referral Rewards: Participate in our employee referral program and reap the rewards.  


Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you!

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