GBS PMO Office Lead

GBS PMO Office Lead

22 Sep 2022
Georgia, Atlanta, 30301 Atlanta USA

GBS PMO Office Lead

Company OverviewEvery great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We’re home to the world’s best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers. From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter.LOCATION: Atlanta/Knoxville/WarsawThe Job:The Project Management Office (PMO) Lead will hold a key leadership position within the GBS Strategy & Transformation Organization. This role will be responsible for the overall project management of the initial set-up of the multi-functional GBS organization. In addition, the role is responsible for developing monitoring, reporting, and overseeing projects within the GBS organization. This role will involve working globally with internal and external key stakeholders e.g., GBS, retained WBD organizations and outsource partners.The DailyLeverage best practices to develop multi-functional PMO methodology and playbook

Planning end-to-end execution of projects across multiple functions and global locations

Creating project plans and documents to outline project expectations, scope, schedule, and budget requirements

Ensuring projects are planned and executed to schedule, budget and scope

Ensuring staffing and infrastructure is in place to effectively execute projects

Keeping all parties involved with the projects updated on its progress

Spotting any project-related issues and risks and creating effective solutions to resolve them swiftly

Manage, train, and develop GBS PMO team across multiple global locations

The EssentialsMinimum 10 years of experience in a large multinational corporation with at least partof that time working or being associated in a global shared services organization

Minimum 7 years of experience leading large scale, global, high visibility projects

Successful track record of leading large scale global projects and development/delivery of complex solutions

Experience managing and developing teams across various global locations

Experience in negotiation skills and ability to summarize data to an executive audience

Combination of experience in both accounting ERP systems and management information systems

International experience required

Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or CertificationBachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., Accounting, Technology, Human Resources) required

MBA preferred

Project Management qualification preferred

Knowledge/SkillsExcellent management, decision-making and interpersonal skills

Strong understanding of formal project management methodologies

Project management skills, with the ability to proactively manage a variety ofprojects and timelines; demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and an ability to managemultiple assignments and deliverables

Strategic and pragmatic with the ability to carry an idea through execution

Strong planning, organization, and analytical skills

Attention to detail and accuracy as well as strong organizational skills

Results oriented mindset with a drive to achieve objectives

Strong ability to interact professionally (written and verbal) GBS Customers and all levels of WBD management and staff and outside vendors

Ability to assess and measure impact and to prioritize accordingly

Ability to work in a fast-paced matrixed environment

Proven ability to build confidence and trust with internal and external constituencies andhistory of providing excellent customer service

Strong management, training, and development experience and skills

Demonstrated ability to contribute to a culture of excellence, integrity, and accountability

Willingness and ability to travel internationally

The PerksExclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings

Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees

Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies

Access to in-house learning and development resources

Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at

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