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Candidate must be fully flexible and willing to be based at and travel to sites throughout the UK and the EU.

We're Sky, Europe's biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. Careers here mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact - pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of our close-knit team, you'll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you'll only find at Sky.

This role is an exciting opportunity to join us and work within our Tech team.

The perks




Sky Q, a generous pension and private health care. Access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development. And if that's not enough, our award-winning Osterley campus boasts six subsidised restaurants, a cinema, gym, and much more.

To find out more about working with us, search №LifeatSky on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram.

You will:

To manage the end to end delivery of projects providing supervision to the Delivery teams. Lead and manage the engagement with stakeholders, communication of status, escalation for support & driving resolution.

- Build strong and collaborative relationships across the business, operational and delivery areas and to be a trusted advisor and delivery resource. This will include building cohesive and efficient matrix cross functional delivery teams.
- Plan creation, management and control including tracking actual progress, and reporting variances
- Senior technology leadership and business stakeholder management
- Working with delivery teams to understand status, issues, risks and putting in place mitigation plans as well as managing scope.
- Liaison with Commercial and Financial Management teams to ensure that programme and corporate finances are aligned and that the Programme is delivering to target
- Responsible for program management - milestones, change requests, resource management, budget and forecasting
- Production of status reports for weekly management meetings and executive management meetings to facilitate fact-based decision making
- Support concept shaping and evaluation in the very early stages of an initiative, using delivery expertise and knowledge. This will include providing business case support, early planning and managing the initiation stage to ensure a recommendation is made in as expedient a manner as possible.

You'll have:

- Excellent organisational and communication skills. Can consider the audience and tailor smart communications in a consistently effective manner. Both verbal and written.
- Skills, motivation and aptitude to lead in a high profile, fast paced environment, driving virtual teams, short notice requests, as well as multiple initiatives all at once.
- Demonstrate leadership skills driving individuals with confidence and authority. An ability to gain trust and build relations at all levels with aptitude to influence, empower, guide and lead groups up to and including director level.
- Project management principles to actively own and drive the continuous improvement of activities across the Sky organisation.
- Knowledge and understanding of industry processes and methodologies including ITIL and Agile.
- Strong analysis ability and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of complex support systems and processes.

So, what are you waiting for? Apply now for a chance to forge your own career path and be brilliant as part of a bright, talented team.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions, we might withdraw the offer.

We're happy to discuss flexible working.

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

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№LI-Tech

Job Sector
Strategy & Consultancy
Job Position
Programme Management
City/Town
Isleworth
Address
Isleworth, UK Show on map
Location
Twicknham
Post date
Closing date

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