Sr Program Manager, Technology
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 10/15/2019

Job Description

 

TEGNA is looking for a Sr. Program Manager, Technology to join our growing team!

Overall Summary:

Partner with the Finance, Sales and other business partners to review, analyze and evaluate their business and user needs. Based on the review sessions, identify, document and recommend process improvements or system enhancements where applicable; create project plans and drive through to delivery. 

Develop and maintain positive and collaborative working relationships with internal technology partners and work in concert with internal teams to achieve overall TEGNA business objectives through technology and best practices.

Develop and maintain positive and collaborative working relationships with external technology and business partners to design and/or influence system improvements that impact TEGNA priorities.

The Senior Program Manager must have strong communication, documentation, and relationship development skills that will be utilized in the areas below:

  • Determine operational objectives by studying business functions, gathering information, evaluating output requirements, and validating detailed functional specifications
  • Collaborate with the business partners in clarifying, updating, and improving their business processes through the implementation of technology changes
  • Ability to connect system functions and identify gaps for ongoing and upcoming projects
  • Define project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases and elements, forming project team, establishing project budget
  • Manage project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports, and recommending actions
  • Ability to efficiently execute own work while effectively managing competing priorities

Job Requirements

Technology and Media Knowledge Requirements and Preference:

  • Media Industry Experience (requirement); stations/ local (preference)
  • Experience in change management (preference)
  • Experience leading documenting and implementing process changes (requirement)
  • Experience working with external systems vendors (preference)
  • Understanding of WideOrbit suite of products (preference)
  • Understanding of Salesforce (preference)

 

Other Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • 7-10 years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated track record and strong results driving solutions
  • Experience implementing advertising and media solutions for enterprise
  • Broad, high-level understanding of system design and architecture
  • Excellent collaboration, communication, written and leading-by-influence skills
  • Motivator to gain cross-company trust and authority
  • Incredibly detail-oriented
  • Not afraid to take risks, expose risks, mitigate risks and pivot if necessary – problem solver/unblocker
  • Great listening skills to understand multiple perspectives on any given project

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

 

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: McLean, VA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/15/2019

About Us

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 51 television stations and four radio stations in 43 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 35 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest that reach more than 87 million U.S. television homes. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.