Senior Manager, Media PMO

Date: Jan 5, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4W 1G9

Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media! Everyone wants to be part of a transformational team – and that’s exactly what we’re building at Rogers Sports & Media. A team that innovates and a team that wins.

At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do. Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team. Collectively, we touch 30 million of Canadians every month!

Not only is our business strong, but so is our culture. We genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work. That starts with our firm commitment to a diverse, inclusive and safe workplace. We’re also dedicated to giving back by using our media megaphone to help Canadians who need it most. Our team is All IN on diversity and inclusion – find out more at www.allinforequity.ca.

As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently.

Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

Rogers Sports & Media is building a Project Management Office to drive execution of key strategic initiatives and is looking for a Senior Manager, Media PMO to chart the way.  In this role, you will establish the Media PMO including processes, methodologies, and best practices.  You will lead a team of Project Managers and collectively deliver world class oversight capabilities for all assigned initiatives.  As a key member of the Strategy, Data, & Partnerships organization, you will also be a change agent by helping teams evolve rigor around execution, transparency, and accountability. You thrive on a big challenge, you love to win, and you have a passion for building. Intrigued?

What you will do:

  • Set the direction for RSM’s project governance and leadership structure. Garner support for the project management standards from the executive sponsor and steering committee and ensure these stakeholders have representation within the project governance organization.
  • Define, implement, and ensure adherence to sound project management disciplines, including the development of specific and detailed project plans in a standard format; clarity of roles and responsibilities for all project participants.
  • Partner effectively with multiple teams across the entire organization including technology, product, data, procurement, finance, legal, and business development to ensure alignment and efficient delivery of initiatives.
  • Regularly present status of all strategic initiatives to Media SLT.
  • Build, grow, and lead a team of project managers, supporting all RSM strategic initiatives and other priority projects as required.

What you will bring:

  • Established or helped establish a Project Management Office
  • Recent experience in leading complex technology, digital, or data-centric projects
  • Experience in working with various project methodologies including agile and waterfall
  • Comfort with typical project management toolsets including MS Project, JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, etc.
  • Executive-level communication and presentation skills
  • High level of energy and strong passion to lead a team of project management professionals
  • Creativity, flexibility and an ability to manage time and reset priorities in a dynamic environment

Here's what you can expect in return:

  • A competitive salary and benefits that include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks including 50% off Rogers services and Blue Jays tickets
  • A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers
  • A team that trusts and wants to win together
  • Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how” 
  • Flexibility to work from home even after the pandemic ends 
  • Your choice of hardware and software (iPhone or Android/Mac or PC etc.) 
  • As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently

 

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 333 Bloor Street East (012), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Project Management & Digital
Requisition ID: 213737
 
Posting Notes:  Media 


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