Mgr 1, Product Development Manager

Comcast in Philadelphia, PA

  • Type: Full Time
  • $150,470.00 - 150,470.00
position filled
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Job Summary:

As a Project Development Manager, you will help drive the Digital Experience at Comcast Business. You will use your project management expertise to facilitate the development, deployment and change management of ActiveCore Digital Experiences. Projects will typically include technology/software development elements and business process and operations elements. You will have the ability to manage software initiatives (waterfall/agile environment) as well as impacted business process and business operations initiatives. Your ability to create detailed technical and business operations project plans, manage tasks/risks/dependencies, and facilitate conversations between diverse and passionate stakeholders will be critical. You will be reporting directly to the Director of Digital Experience and working regularly with stakeholders. You are a person with a go-getter attitude. You are a strong cultivator of relationships and partnerships.

This role owns strategy and execution for our Business Services web experiences. You will own the delivery of high-quality customer experiences across sales and service journeys, for a variety customer touchpoints. In this role you will serve as an expert in all phases of an interactive project lifecycle, is a primary point of contact for matters pertaining to active projects and is responsible for managing project dependencies, agile ceremonies and release planning. As you grow into the role, you will use data to refine our current practices and suggest more effective and efficient ways to operate.


+ Develop and manage tactics, milestones, and activities associated with various projects

+ Apply change and risk management practices.

+ Function as the central point of project communication and status for program team members, stakeholders, management, and executives. Communications should be concise and appropriate for the targeted audience.

+ Create impactful and effective PowerPoint Communications that are able to tell a story for senior leadership meetings

+ Project Manage responsibilities will range across Software Development teams and Business owners teams

+ Track and analysis success metrics and identify areas for improvement.

+ Serve as the escalation point to resolve program issues, remove roadblocks, formulate contingency plans, and communicate status to programs executive leadership team. Ensures the sequencing of projects is appropriate at the program level.

+ Lead meetings with executive business partners and technology leadership to understand business goals and solutions needs, including participation in business requirements definition.

+ Be responsible for all program oversight, including planning, directing, and managing cross-functional team members.

+ Demonstrates expertise in all phases of an interactive project lifecycle;

+ Able to quickly gain an understanding of our clients' industries, business and project objectives;

+ Interfaces daily with clients as the primary point of contact;

+ Analyzes and prioritizes project activities and client needs, while establishing realistic deadlines;

+ Achieves consensus among diverse and dissenting viewpoints, while effectively translating ideas into prioritized and actionable steps;

+ Creates, maintains, and presents project plans and other relevant project documentation;

+ Creates project status reports, client friendly schedule, milestone and deliverable progress materials for our clients;

+ Able to collaborate with and lead teams of information architects, graphic designers, copy writers, HTML developers, Flash developers, and programmers to problem solve and execute project challenges while delivering high quality on time and on budget;

+ Has a "can-do" attitude that fosters a positive productive working environment, especially in stressful or pressured situations;

+ Is flexible, organized, open to feedback with excellent follow-through skills;

+ Thrives in an entrepreneurial environment and provide hands-on troubleshooting and best available solutions;

+ Balances a sense of urgency with calm and confident demeanor;

+ Works effectively as part of a team and independently to meet agreed-upon deadlines;

+ Travels to client locations (mainly in the greater Philadelphia region) for meetings as needed.


+ Sound business judgment, with strong analytical thinking skills and ability to influence others.

+ Lead strong cross-team collaboration, using strategy and vision to align teams around common goals and a roadmap. On any given day you will interface with: Engineering, Design, PMO, Data Science, Marketing, and Customer Service/Customer Care Operations.

+ Drive innovation, definition, deliverables planning, and design of entirely new experiences and solutions, challenging all members of cross-functional team to think boldly and creatively and then to funnel that energy into concrete product experiences and platform technologies, as well as execution plans.

+ Provide thought leadership to fellow product managers, ensuring that device journeys are considered when developing new experience requirements

+ Ability to think ahead, identifying potential problems before they manifest and turn them into opportunities whenever possible.

+ Learn and understand an array of technical constraints, regulatory guidelines and business rules; translate these into experience requirements for engineers and designers.

+ Represent Product Experience team in meetings and in communication across the company.

+ Experience

+ Qualified candidates should have at least 3 years of experience in product management, owning consumer facing apps or web services.

+ A track record of executing on product strategies and roadmaps, managing and prioritizing multiple projects in parallel. Evidence of exceptional project management skills.

+ Product Strategy: take a problem statement, find the +1 opportunity, socialize concepts to sharpen your thinking, present vision and earn buy-in for new ideas and approaches.

+ Execution: break the work down into phases, drive product development, ship experiences, study them & iterate.

+ Strong storytelling and communication skills with the ability to articulate a clear vision that balances principled decision making, user empathy and data analysis.

+ Ability to formulate data-driven decisions that lead to results.

+ Years of experience with Agile software development, creating and managing user stories and acceptance criteria in a product backlog

+ Track record of cultivating talent and managing a team of product managers is a plus

Basic Qualifications

+ Talking with customers to collect feedback on a weekly basis

+ Enthusiasm for solving problems in a fast-paced environment

+ Comfort with test and learn approaches

+ High standards across the board, for yourself & peers as well as for the products you work on

+ A bold and optimistic personality. We're looking for people comfortable asking bold questions, along-with the mental toughness to know we're just at the start of a long journey.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

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