Title: Sr. Program Manager - Subscription Services Client: Sony PlayStation – 11734878 Duration: 7 Months Location: San Diego, CA About this position: SIE seeks a highly qualified candidate for the position of Contract Sr. Program Manager for Subscription Services. This role will be responsible for driving projects from inception through deployment over a worldwide scale. The candidate will partner with the worldwide Sony engineering and product organization, in addition to other cross-functional teams, to lead, handle, and drive product and operational readiness. The responsibilities listed are not all inclusive and additional duties may be assigned. Responsibilities:
Own and drive end-to-end delivery of multiple large cross-regional, cross-functional initiatives with multi-level dependencies.
Coordinate and collaborate with both internal and external partners to estimate efforts, define landmarks, execute and deliver with high standards.
Track progress, identify and resolve dependencies, mitigate risks and communicate status to upper management and partners.
Establish/improve a standard methodology and metrics for the organization with best practices and continuous improvement.
Proactively remove obstacles to drive momentum and progress. Identify communication gaps, handle issues and provide support to teams balancing opposing priorities. Get results proactively.
6+ years of Program Management experience driving software development
Desire to drive process excellence
Strong communication, problem solving and decision making skills
Solid understanding of agile principles and release processes and previous experience utilizing
Shown technical aptitude and an ability to understand technical designs, challenges and risks
High proficiency with collaborating, process management and reporting tools
Experience in multiple large cross-regional, cross-team initiatives
Ability to influence without authority
Ability to work with teams with diversity
Growth mentality, ability to be innovative and adapt quickly
Facilitation skills in leading planning meetings, reviews, and retrospectives
Excellent executive presence and interpersonal skills across all levels of leadership
Ability to lead both vertically and horizontally in a global organization
Keen reader of people, culture and situations to take control and make things happen
Excel in conflict resolution, negotiation, and people management
Extraordinary organizational and planning skills
Ability to recognize, communicate and resolve blockers quickly and effectively
Proficiency with tools in agile development (Jira, Confluence, Trello, etc…)
Proven ability to tackle routine and complicated problems effectively and independently
Previous experience with subscription services
Japanese language skills helpful
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