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Onboarding Project Manager



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Amagi is a global leader in cloud-managed services for the Streaming TV and Broadcast TV industry. Amagi enables TV networks and content owners to distribute and monetize their content. Amagi’s clients include premium networks and platforms such as NBCU, CBS, PBS, Samsung TV Plus, Redbox, XUMO, Roku, A+E Networks, Viceland TV, MGM, ShortsTV, Yahoo! Finance, PeopleTV, Tastemade, Turner Corporation, Discovery Networks and more.

Amagi pioneered the use of cloud technologies in the broadcast industry, and today manages 350+ channels with deployments in more than 40 countries. Amagi is an advanced tier partner of Amazon Web Services (AWS), and works on the latest cloud technologies that are shaping the media and entertainment industry. Amagi has sales offices in New York, Los Angeles and London, and operations centre in New Delhi, and an innovation centre in Bangalore.

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Work Location: Bengaluru

Work Mode: In Office

Job Profile:

We are looking for an experienced, proactive, enthusiastic team-player with a can-do personality who is passionate about delivering a quality product to our customers.

An Amagi Project Manager is responsible for the delivery of the assigned project on schedule, within budget and meeting the expectations of the client. The projects will include a broad range of products from Planner, Playout to Server-Side Ad Insertion for monetization.

In addition, the Project Manager has a responsibility to provide a positive experience for the customer and people working on his/her project team.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years project management experience in industry and must have proven experience using project management tools, and methodologies during this time-frame.

Key Responsibilities:

● Prepare top-down, structured Project Plans

● Provide high level plans indicating key project stages and milestones.

● Stage plans should identify all of the products that will be delivered during the project cycle, along with prerequisites and activities required to accomplish delivery of the products.

● Define a structured organisation for project delivery.

● Identify resource requirements of the project and associated hard and soft skills for each resource. Ensuring competencies are met to deliver the project to which he/she has been assigned. ● Manage and monitor the project plan to ensure successful completion of the planned activities and delivery of the project on time.

● Manage and monitor the budget to ensure the project is delivered within budget.

● Manage customer expectations and control project scope, driving the customer acceptance of the project within boundaries of the documented project scope.

● Handling customer escalations and driving a successful resolution between all stakeholders.

● Stakeholder management.

● Prepare the various status reports, both for internal and external stakeholders, to be distributed on an agreed timeframe.

● Establish, implement and manage processes and procedures covering configuration management, including Change Control, Risk & Issues Management, Documentation Management and Product Assurance.

● Write specification documents and workflows.

● Establish and implement a team culture within his/her assigned project.

● Manage multiple projects at all stages while ensuring consistently high levels of service delivery.

Skills and Qualifications Required:

● Excellent interpersonal skills

● Excellent Customer Management & negotiation skills

● Excellent leadership skills

● University Degree in electrical or computer engineering or Equivalent experience

● Highly knowledgeable in project management

● Project Management Professional or Prince 2 Practitioner accreditation.

● Knowledge of Broadcast, Digital, Linear, or SSAI is essential

● 3-7 years or equivalent of related project management experience.

● Experience of Complex Solutions

● Proven track record working in a team environment

● Proven experience in delivering real-time projects under time constraints

● Excellent project management skills and competency

● Good technical knowledge is an asset

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job. Amagi is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.