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Lead Project Manager - BBC Sounds

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Job Introduction

BBC TV & Radio are looking for a Lead Project Manager to join their team.

This Lead Project Manager role will be responsible for overseeing delivery management for the BBC’s flagship audio product, BBC Sounds.



Role Responsibility

Leading a team of agile project managers, this role will need to work closely with the Senior Leads in Product Management, Engineering and UX&D to ensure that resource is aligned across disciplines to deliver the ambitious programme of work and collaborate with the other Lead Project Managers within D&E TV & Radio to ensure a coherent approach to delivery and reporting for products across the portfolio.

This role will also need to interface effectively with teams in the wider BBC (e.g. Platform) on which the success of BBC Sounds is dependent and will support the Head of Product in effective budgeting and managing external spend.

The successful applicant will be willing to make frequent visits to our Salford office, where our TV and mobile app development teams are based.

Are you the right candidate?

  • Experience managing the agile delivery of large digital products
  • Experience in using OKRs to focus teams on outcomes over output
  • The ability to grow and develop a team of high-performing Project Managers 
  • Experience in contracting and managing 3rd party delivery partners
  • Highly collaborative with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

Package Description

London, W12


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About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

 The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.


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