Associate Program Manager, Corporate Services Technology

VICE Media

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)

Job Description
<p><strong>ABOUT VICE MEDIA GROUP</strong></p>
<p><a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the world’s largest independent youth media company.  Launched in 1994, VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses:, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 21 offices around the world.  VICE's content has been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts &amp; Sciences, Peabodys, Golden Globes, Sundance Film Festival, George Polk, Scripps Howard, PEN Center, Cannes Lions, Knight Foundation, American Society of Magazine Editors, LA Press Club, James Beard and Webbys, among others. </span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group’s portfolio includes</span><a href=""> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Refinery29</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women;</span><a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">  </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">PULSE Films</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin; </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">i-D</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture; and</span><a href=""> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Garage</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a digital platform and biannual publication converging the worlds of art and design.</span></p>
<p><strong>VICE x Team</strong></p>
<p>The Associate Program Manager will use business intelligence skills to drive operational efficiency projects for VICE Media through analytics and process improvement with our internal business partners and external vendors. You will provide support to global cross-functional partners and vendors through technology enhancements, reporting key metrics, training, user support, and sharing of best practices. This individual will provide outstanding service to clients and maintain high standards of quality work. The role is based in VICE’s New York or Los Angeles office and will report to the VP, Corporate Services. Candidates working outside of these metro areas will also be considered.</p>
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<p><strong>Position Summary:</strong></p>
<p>The Corporate Services Associate Program Manager supports activities and provides strategic decision making to contribute to the implementation of VICE’s Corporate Services systems and processes. The individual works in close collaboration with the various members of the VICE community, especially Corporate Departments, to help shape various ongoing technical projects and programs and ensure they are kept on target. The candidate will be responsible for strategic planning, project timelines and deliverables.</p>
<p><strong>Role x You:</strong></p>
<li>Lead, develop, manage and finalize requirements documents and functional specifications</li>
<li>Lead technical working groups to ensure deliverables and milestones are met</li>
<li>Accountable to ensure performance metrics/client satisfaction</li>
<li>Ensure the software solution architecture is aligned with VICE direction and strategy</li>
<li>Ensure delivery of high-quality product and compliance to specifications and recommendations in managing updates and upgrades</li>
<li>Develop and manage product implementations, change management documentation and user trainings</li>
<li>Update and maintain all solutions-related documentation and manuals</li>
<li>Manage integration / interface development across solutions/tools including but not limited to NetSuite, Salesforce, Workday, Concur, Boomi and Snowflake</li>
<li>Monitor expenditure against approved budgets and ensure that targets are met</li>
<li>Identify new technologies and processes to continuously refine VICE’s internal solutions offerings</li>
<li>Demonstrated knowledge of project management best practices</li>
<li>Excellent verbal, written, communication and interpersonal skills</li>
<li>Prior experience in delivering complex projects within the media industry preferred</li>
<li>Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks</li>
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<p><strong>You have these:</strong></p>
<li>2+ years of managing development and implementation of technical systems</li>
<li>2+ years of experience in overseeing platform development lifecycles</li>
<li>2+ years of experience writing functional specifications and providing direction to developers, programmers and stakeholders</li>
<li>Strong understanding of application platforms, with the ability to manage the build of custom applications</li>
<li>Strong understanding of Wrike, JIRA and Asana best practices and functionality</li>
<li>Strong data management abilities</li>
<li>A documented history of successfully driving projects to completion</li>
<li>A demonstrated ability to understand and articulate complex requirements</li>
<li>Strong communication and writing skills</li>
<li>Excellent project management skills and a positive attitude</li>
<li>Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, handle and prioritize simultaneous requests, and manage laterally and upwards</li>
<li>Creative, strategic and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills</li>
<li>Must demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills</li>
<li>Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization</li>
<li>Ability to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs</li>
<p><strong>We'd love if you also had these:</strong></p>
<li>Involvement with media-centric processes</li>
<li>Experience with ERP (NetSuite Preferred) and CLM soluti