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Principal- Project/Program Management

Tech Project/Program Management Job ID: 2222788 Dallas, Texas, California-El Segundo Apply Now

At DIRECTV, we’re connecting the world through the latest tech, top-of-the-line communications and the best in entertainment. Innovation powers all that we do, and our groundbreaking solutions deliver compelling communication and entertainment experiences to millions of customers worldwide. As part of our team, your next big idea could be our newest innovation. Here’s your opportunity to combine your passions for entertainment, media and technology to transform our company and your career.

Overall Purpose: Support execution of DIRECTV’s 3-year integrated operating plan & other strategic initiatives by providing holistic visibility and oversight via tracking and monitoring of critical elements required to meet our financial, operational, and strategic goals. Responsible for all aspects of technical project and program management that are more network focused and not IT or Software Delivery related. Projects and programs are typically high value long term strategic projects that involve new and/or enhancing technology, are highly complex, and require tight coordination and integration with multiple organizations and suppliers. Provides overall direction and technical or analytical guidance to project and program teams that typically span multiple organizations and may also include outside suppliers/vendors. Recommends and takes action to direct problem analysis resolution.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts end to end program management of one or more programs containing multiple large projects, or portfolio management of a large scope entire portfolio that are company-wide, cross functional and/or strategic in nature. Leads cross functional teams to complete projects within allotted timeline and budget.
  • Defines project scope and objectives, directs activities of a project team, and identifies resources.
  • Projects/programs are very complex in nature, with project activities that are distinct for each new project, are company- wide, and require a high level of analysis to create project plans for new concept programs.
  • Work with external vendors and internal stakeholders to champion project(s) across the entire organization.
  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports.
  • Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis.
  • Ensure adherences to quality standards and reviews project deliverables.
  • Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.
  • Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team.
  • Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems.
  • Communicates to client/vendors/leadership. .

Education: typically a BA or BS degree or equivalent related project management experience

Experience: Typically requires 8-10 years experience.

Supervisory: No.

Remote: Yes. Anywhere in the United States.

Qualifications - Internal

Principal Functional Skills / Competencies associated with this Title:

  • Program Management
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Case Development
  • Business Orientation
  • IT Project Management
  • Data Gathering and Reporting
  • Managing multiple priorities
  • Process Management
  • Quality Management
Note: Additional skills / competencies may be added to this specific requisition. During the application process, you will be asked to provide your proficiency and experience with all the skills / competencies associated with the requisition.

COVID Statement -This position is subject to the DIRECTV COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Click herefor additional information.

Salary Range

Our Principal Project / Program Manager can earn between $105,000 - $210,100, depending on geographic location. Not to mention all of the other amazing rewards that working at DIRECTV offers. From health insurance to tuition reimbursement and paid time off to discounts on products and services just to name a few. There is a lot to be excited about around here.

Remote Location

This is a remote position that can be located anywhere in the United States. #LI-Remote

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Job Posting: Apr 29, 2022, 4:19:24 PM
Other Locations: California-El Segundo
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Senior Associate/Second Level Manager
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