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Program Manager


Program Manager

Location: Burbank CA

Rate: Based on Experience

Contract: 5 Months



The Product Manager will be accountable for delivery of the Consumer Product Technology Upgrade program and other approved cross-functional projects. This position will oversee program delivery through all phases, manage the engagement with the Governance team and Technology Project Sponsors. This role will work with Business & Technology Sponsors to set the program vision and ensuring that we implement technology best practices. This position will also be responsible for managing the technology work streams with various Project Leads and vendors to monitor spend and ensure delivery.



Work Experience


  • 8+ years in business systems analysis with at least 5 years of experience of program management with large scale and complex systems
  • Understanding of Licensing and Consumer Products industry with demonstrated domain experience in Revenue Accounting, Finance and Contract Management Systems including, but not limited to contract processes and practices, licensee royalty statement submission processes, forecasting, royalty, and revenue transaction processing
  • Experience working in a highly cross-matrixed teams with several active workstreams
  • High degree of commitment, independence, and self-motivation; enthusiasm for challenging work
  • Experience managing budgets on a weekly basis and tracking T&M hours and fixed bid fees as well as Travel & Expense (T&E) costs
  • Experience building positive relationships with internal and external team members
  • Experience organizing a high volume of meetings and maintain concise agendas


Highly Desirable

  • Experience delivering multiple projects simultaneously in a fluid environment that include:
    • Simultaneous workstreams and development teams
    • Iterative agile projects with ongoing releases
  • Experience in Media & Entertainment Industry
  • Consumer Products experience highly desired



Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification

  • Undergraduate Degree Preferred
  • Scrum Master and Agile certification is preferred




  • Ability to lead cross-matrixed teams
  • High level management and leadership skills
  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Risk and issue management and mitigation skills
  • Cost control and budget management skills
  • Knowledge of program management and development procedures
  • Ability to work with diverse multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and client engagement skills
  • Excellent analytical, trouble shooting and problem-solving skills with attention to detail


Highly Desirable

Functional knowledge of the following systems and processes:

    • Jira & Confluence
    • Monday.com
  • MS O365 Office (Must be high proficient in PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project, Visio, SharePoint, Teams)
    • WebEx


Other Requirements

  • General office activities – walking, standing, sitting, speaking, finger manipulation, lifting, bending, etc.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel, both in person, on the phone or in virtual meetings
  • Must be able to pay close attention to complex detail and understand written and oral instructions
  • Must be able to organize and schedule work effectively
  • Must be able to work well under time constraints
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks with changing priorities, communicating changes in scope and schedule to all parties concerned
  • Must be service-oriented
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to demonstrate resilience and reset quickly if/when encountering potential setbacks
  • Must be able to work standard hours (8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.) with some flexible hours, including possible overtime, when necessary
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Demonstrates resiliency when met with challenges




Job Type: Contract
Job Location: Burbank CA

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