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Job Description

Job Introduction

This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of the world’s leading news and media organisations on a portfolio of award-winning, global, consumer-facing websites and products.

Reporting to the Programme Manager, the Senior Project Manager will be a key member of a vibrant agile development team looking to turn great ideas into engaging digital products while maintaining and improving existing codebases.

The Digital Product team in GNL is responsible for several of the BBC’s international products including but not limited to:

Role Responsibility

Work directly with your peer group, such as technical discipline leads and product managers to coordinate the delivery of the digital roadmap.
Ensure awareness, involvement and support from key stakeholders by leading the project planning process, building strong project teams and maintaining robust communications on the project status throughout its lifecycle.
Ensure internal and external dependencies, risks and issues are identified, managed closely and blockers removed from the team.
Are you the right candidate?

Proven experience as a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager within an agile software development environment delivering digital products.
Ability to articulate or translate complex information through clear and meaningful written and spoken communication in a structured way.
Ability to develop working relationships within a multidisciplinary development team.
Proven skills to lead project teams and motivate others to achieve objectives.
Ideally Have:

Relevant Agile Certifications such as Certified Scrum Professional.
Highly adaptable and ability to approach things differently in order to achieve goals.
Package Description

Contract type: Permanent
Location: London

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual’s unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here


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