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Program Manager

  • Location

    Amsterdam, North Holland

  • Sector:

    Project Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to €530.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Elisabetta Orsini

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -052019-83639_1564731496

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


A leading telecom company in Europe is looking for a Program Manager/Senior Project Manager e2e delivery and deployment of the Set-Top-Box platform.

Required skills and knowledge

  • 10 years' experience as Program Manager/Senior Project Manager, managing as e2e PM programs
  • 5 years' experience working within the European market
  • Excellent communication skills towards Technical Engineers, Program Manager peers, VP and C level mgmt
  • Experience working within a central delivery organization towards a formal outside customer company
  • Some experience/affinity within the TV domain (Digital TV, online TV)
  • Manage scope and budget millions of EUR
  • Proven experience working in an Agile environment and with JIRA tool
  • Grooming preparation and management
  • Scope and requirement clarification and alignment
  • Releases scope and planning management
  • Stakeholders management
  • Issues and Risk management
  • Dependencies definition and management
  • Following up on progress during development integration and testing
  • Releases calendar update
  • Jira updates and follows up per scope definition per release
  • Change management and documentation
  • Weekly Status reporting
  • Reporting and on time escalation to Program manager and program director

3 - 4 must-have skills that can be used for the CV screening

  • This role is focused on external countries/companies with sometimes contractual commitments. As said, the person needs to be able to work in and handle political situations and priorities
  • Accurate/concise in reporting, communication, writing.
  • Able to oversee and manage a complex project with various stakeholders (both internal and external)

Contract: the first contract is until December but the company would like to keep the person for 2 years.