Senior Program Manager

Company Details

Primary responsibilities / Key result areas

  1. Video Strategy Coordination
  • Coordination-responsibility for strategic topics within SES Video
  • Main interface to SMI, Corporate Development and M&A for all Video Strategy related topics
  • Implementation and synchronization of the SES corporate strategy into an SES Video strategy (Strategic Plan) and vice versa, as well as synchronization of strategy inputs with all relevant SES stakeholders
  • Acting as core contributor for media services in current and future SES Strategic Plan
  • Scouting for new business concepts/fields: Identification and assessment of new business ideas/fields relevant for SES Video solutions’ strategic consideration and/or future revenue generation
  1. Management of Strategic Projects (focus on Cloud related topics)
  • Responsibility to manage key/extensive initiatives, e.g. Partnership
    • Act as key interface to Microsoft for all Video related topics
    • Responsible Management of Minimum Commitment for Video Activities
  • Initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and controlling of strategic programs and projects
    • Program Delivery Responsibility
    • Setup and manage program execution team
    • Responsible for the coordination between involved SES functions
    • Manage contribution of Microsoft
  • Evangelist for cloud and video related transformation activities
  1. Development of (Cloud) PMO practices for the Strategy and Products group
  • Working with peers, defining and implementing PMO best practices that can support the Strategy and Products group in achieving its Cloud KPI’s and overarching corporate objectives.


  • High level of analytical skills
  • Customer centric mindset
  • High level of sensitivity, empathy and quality understanding
  • High capabilities in team motivation and guidance
  • High level of change readiness and positive energy
  • Professional Project management skillset
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task within a fast-paced, challenging and deadline-driven environment

Qualifications & Experience

  • University degree (Masters or similar)
  • Around 8 years working experience consulting related, strategy relevant functions with strong link to project management (project management certification appreciated)
  • Detailed knowledge of video market, trends and priorities is considered as an asset
  • Very strong know-how in developing and extrapolating strategic market trends (competitor developments, etc.)
  • High level of strategic planning capabilities
  • Strong knowledge of SES, its strategic positioning towards the customer and as a business
  • Fluency in English, other languages are an advantage

What’s In It For You:

  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plan
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programs
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story

Good To Know

SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity & inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or other characteristics protected by local, state, or federal law.

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