Digital Programme Manager

Federations & Major Events
Nyon , Switzerland
Full Time
Competitive
24 / 07
The Digital Programme Manager supports the Head of Digital on all digital programmes and operations across product teams. He/she also ensures projects are managed and executed effectively and bears responsibility for KPI, performance and external partners.

Full description

Mission:

The Digital Programme Manager supports the Head of Digital on all digital programmes and operations across product teams. He/she also ensures projects are managed and executed effectively and bears responsibility for KPI, performance and external partners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acting as a key point of contact for all internal stakeholders, including promotions, the sponsorship team, CIT, national associations, etc. to ensure an integrated and well-managed process for all digital team requirements;
  • Helping the Head of Digital to manage the day-to-day operations of executing key strategic programmes and driving operational excellence.
  • Maintaining key relationships with directors, division managers, product management, and IT/functional COE teams to deliver results professionally;
  • Articulating a credible picture of future direction and outcomes; influencing and motivating behaviour away from the status quo and inspiring others to follow or lead as appropriate;
  • Enabling, motivating, directing and continually developing a committed, motivated and high-performing team by setting clear goals and expectations, tracking progress, ensuring feedback and addressing performance problems and issues promptly;
  • Documenting the justification of proposed data and analytics projects in terms of their overall benefits, costs, strategic alignment and risk;
  • Tracking and reporting programme progress against a predefined work plan, ensuring programme goals are met as defined by its business use cases;
  • Identifying and assessing risks as input to developing and implementing mitigation approaches;
  • Planning, designing, building, monitoring and improving programme management practices and processes;
  • Providing support and guidance on programme and project management processes, procedures, governance, tools and techniques to programme project managers and their teams;
  • Developing and tracking accurate spending forecasts and the rationale behind them;
  • Monitoring and managing vendor/partner relationships, performance and deliverables; Approving invoices, overseeing vendor expenses and distributing actual costs to business units;
  • Capturing and reporting actual spending on functions including hardware, software, personnel, and services;
  • Understanding and assessing business imperatives and goals and articulating them as data and analytic needs;
  • Maintaining a deep understanding of organization-wide objectives, interactions, issues and risks.

Profile of successful candidate / Experience required:

  • From 4 to 6 years with a very high standard of proven programme management, organisational and communication skills specifically focused on previous digital transformation projects.
  • Several years’ experience with digital products and platforms such as websites, apps, mobile, gaming and OTT would be beneficial.

Education:

  • Bachelor's preferably in information technology or business administration. A specialisation in digital and sports would be an advantage.
  • Masters with a technology-related emphasis is helpful but not required.

Languages:

  • English / Proficient

Additional requirements:

  • MS Office / Advanced
  • Project Management / Advanced
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to present to key stakeholders and executives.

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