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Technical Program Manager (m/f) (GER0106)

Job Details

  • Department: Product - OTT / DAZN
  • Job Title: Technical Program Manager (m/f) (GER0106)
  • Reports to: Head of Product
  • Location: Munich, Germany
  • Hours of Work: 37.5

 

SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

As Technical Program Manager, you will support the on-going technical delivery of DAZN, a sports video streaming service across web, mobile and living room devices (game consoles, connected TVs, Blu-ray players, and set-top boxes) for all European markets.

You will be responsible for supporting our product and software development teams for Commercial Integrations, Market Specific features, and local initiatives to drive acquisition and engagement from fans in the regionals markets on DAZN.

You will collaborate with internal teams across product, design, operations, finance, marketing, commercial and the executive team on the product requirements, and manage the technology strategy and technical delivery with both internal and external development teams.

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE?

% of role

Manage multiple internal and external software development teams to deliver and enhance a best in class digital video service.

25%

Work with local teams to realise their vision for product enhancements and/or drive creative use of the existing product features to drive engagement of fans in the market

20%

Ensure business objectives are met and risks are managed, resolving technical problems in a timely and cost-effective manner.

20%

Collaborate with the Product and UX teams on the product requirements documents, inc.  wireframes, user flows and detailed designs.

10%

Working with the QA Team to ensure all pre-launch defects are correctly prioritised and resolved in a timely manner to meet the agreed launch dates

10%

Establish and monitor service level metrics relative to business KPI’s.

5%

Review and approve proposed development releases and manage the release process through hardware manufacture submission processes.

5%

Ensure that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the delivery.

5%

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Degree in Computer Science or relevant experience in software delivery.
Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience, preferably in a fast-paced online environment
Proven experience leading successful technology delivery in a dynamic business.
Hands on experience with Agile methodologies.
Excellent organisational and coordination skills.
Experience influencing software engineering best practices.
Strengths in problem solving; working to a deadline; attention to detail; ability to multitask.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to influence senior stakeholders.
Must have experience in managing outsourced software development partners.
Understanding of the challenges of launching products in multiple, non-English speaking markets.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to use data to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions.
 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Knowledge of end-to-end video delivery technologies an advantage.
Certified Scrum Master (Scrum Alliance or scrum.org)
General interest in sport a real advantage.
Spanish, Portuguese or French language skills also an advantage.
 

THESE ARE THE COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….

Courage to make smart decisions
Driven to succeed without being overly ruthless
Able to focus on the things that matter
Prepared to challenge your colleagues to make us better
Honest and straightforward with your communication and open to direct feedback.
Passionately curious

 

IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT DAZN, THEN READ ON…

At DAZN we’re building a global digital video subscription service, offering live and on-demand sports content across multiple connected devices (web, TV and mobile). We believe in putting the consumer first while providing more sport for a low monthly fee.

We have a strong team here with people from Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV.  And we are working to launch in new global markets every year. Check out DAZN here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQIZZPJ0xPw or have a look at our recent campaign for the J-League (football) in Japan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ipo_GDHSzBE

DAZN is part of Perform Group, which gives you the opportunity to work in a larger team with an in-depth knowledge of the sports industry and a cutting edge advantage when launching new features in that market.

BENEFITS

You’ll receive up to 25 days annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years) and more benefits, free parking is available and a canteen close by.

And there’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are always seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!

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