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Technical Programme Manager – Commercial Integrations (UK 1057) - London, United Kingdom

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  • Department:Product - OTT / DAZN
  • Job Title:Technical Programme Manager – Commercial Integrations (UK 1057)
  • Reports to:Head of Delivery
  • Location:London
  • Hours of Work:37.5 hours per week

 

SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

As Technical Programme 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).

You will be responsible for supporting our product and software development teams for Commercial Integrations (including Telecommunications and Broadcast companies) to deliver new features across all platforms on DAZN, enhancing the current customer experience and making DAZN a world class service for our customers.

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.

30%

Organise and facilitate daily scrums / ceremonies (planning meetings, end of sprint demos, retrospectives). Track and report on the progress of the sprint / overall project.

20%

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

15%

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%

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?

Skill Level (out of 4)

Proven experience leading successful technology delivery in a dynamic business.

4

Hands on experience with Agile methodologies.

4

Experience influencing software engineering best practices.

3

Must have experience in managing outsourced software development partners.

4

Experience of launching products in multiple, non-English speaking markets.

3

Strong analytical skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions.

3

 

 

DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?

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.
German, French or Japanese language skill sets also an advantage.
Excellent communication and influencing skills with all seniority levels.
 

 

THESE ARE THE DAZN 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…

Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressive,dynamicfun and fast-paced global sports 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=dkRZbLzDMi8 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.

DAZN is currently available in Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group. Visit http://media.dazn.com/en/ for more information.

 

BENEFITS

You’ll receive up to 25 days annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Season Ticket LoanCycle to Work Scheme*, and Childcare Voucher Scheme*.

And there’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform Grouponline 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 and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!

*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.

 

Find out more about our brands and what we do at DAZN & Perform

 

Now that you’ve made the effort to read about this great opportunity – click apply!! Remember to review more fantastic opportunities on our careers page and start your adventure at DAZN!