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Manager, Product Development

NBC Sports Group

Location: Stamford, CT
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 9/11/2019

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Job Description:


Role Purpose
The Manager, Product Development is responsible for creating and maintaining product documentation for the NBC Sports digital properties (namely NBCSports.com and Gold)and delivering innovative solutions across all platforms


  • Elicit and gather product requirements for documentation and planning
  • Create documentation including PRDs and wireframes for new products
  • Understand the competitive landscape, and prepare competitiveanalysis and research
  • Partner with external agencies to develop new products concepts and designs
  • Prototype product features across multiple platforms
  • Manage existing products and features sets ensuring User engagement and business value
  • Work with technology teams to create functional / tech requirements
  • Drive the design and review of test cases, process change requests and manage project scope, acceptance, installation and deployment.
  • Work closely with sales team to deliver on advertising requirements for sponsors


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Minimum five (5) years of web or mobile product development and project management experience
  • Strong knowledge of web development technologies
  • Proficient in MS Project, Power Point, Excel, Visio, Jira
  • Experience with various product types, including: web sites and mobile development and design

Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work some nights and weekends
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • A creative and an innovative individual who is able to incorporate best practices and develop new concepts
  • Ability to partner with other departments (Business Development, Sales, Technical) to complete projects on time
  • Excellent thought leadership, strategic, analytical and forward-planning skills
  • Highly collaborative team player with talent for influencing large, cross-functional teams
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to self-start, self-manage, and meet deadlines


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