Software Project Manager (All Genders)

  • Full-time
  • Type of Contract: Permanent
  • Skills / Job Stream Ref: Program
  • Department: Operations

Company Description

Dailymotion is the leading video discovery destination & technology that learns about your tastes over time, constantly surfacing the best, most relevant content on the web. Our mission is to provide the best video user experience for consumers on the market, connecting publishers and advertisers to engaged viewers who turn to Dailymotion for their daily fix of the most compelling music, entertainment, news and sports content around. 

Through partnerships with the world's leading publishers and content creators, France Télévisions, Le Monde, CBS, Bein Sports, CNN, GQ, Universal Music Group, VICE and more, Dailymotion commands 3 billion monthly pageviews across its mobile app, desktop and connected TV experiences. Dailymotion is owned by Vivendi, one of the largest mass-media corporations in the world. 

At Dailymotion, we‘re storytellers. We build the best place for people to enjoy the videos that matter. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring discoverable stories to life through premium content from the world’s best publishers. We do this by helping these publishers grow their audiences and monetize their content, their way. 

Dailymotion is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We value inclusion and we want you to help us thrive for a more diverse community.  

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Project Manager who will be highly focused on Delivery aspect. You will work closely with engineers to come up with the best solution to address business priorities in a timely manner. We're looking for someone who has a strong interest in Agile Project methodology, making it real and not just theory. But managing the day-to-day tasks won't be enough, we're also seeking for someone with a certain mindset, people oriented, a team player celebrating team achievement above individual achievement.

Key responsibilities:

  • Organize and prioritize your team backlog and explain the rationale behind it to all partners, stakeholders and your team
  • Monitor project progress to ensure it remains on track, meet deadlines and develop according to plan
  • Collecting feedback where relevant, proactively managing risks, issues, dependencies & assumptions
  • Communicate in a timely manner with your manager about important information, alerts, etc. Ask for help every time you need it, and be a fast learner
  • Find shortcuts to deliver value as fast as possible
  • Manage the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects within your team and the different delivery leads
  • Project management and guiding the team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices
  • Guiding the team on how to get the most of our self-organization
  • Ensure fluid communication and dependencies with other teams
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
  • Confronts issues openly and quickly
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Assist technical leads into operational governance and coordination (tracking roadmap deadlines, deliverables, resources, and timelines throughout the project process)
  • Manage team's motivation and moral
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving. Provide support and contribute to project scope creation
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution across the different locations (New York, Paris, Marseille) and time zones




You will handle ambiguity, complexity and interdependencies in an organized, prioritized and structured way, for this we are looking for someone with a:

  • Verifiable experience in Engineering Project Management
  • Knowledge of Agile methods (Kanban/Scrum)
  • Understanding of the full Software development lifecycle
  • Working experience with other delivery teams to co-ordinate and join delivery together
  • Pragmatic, doer with a good sense of priority
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least three years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency

Additional Information

What we offer you:

• Additional opportunities as we grow and learn together.

• Join our open, collaborative culture.

• Exciting, dynamic projects to work on.

• Flexibility.

For the France offices 

  • 🏡Hybrid Work Framework (Full office /Flex office (1/2 days remote) 
  • 💰 Saving Plan Vivendi 
  • 🍼  Paternity leave or Coparental leave extended 
    🕶️  Living Employee Culture (Events / Trainings / Partys / All hands / Dailymotion tradition…) 
  • 🚀  Career development support (training / internal mobility / compensation cycle / 360 quarter feedback review …)
  • 🏥  High-end Health Insurance and Personal Services Vouchers (CESU)
  • ⛱️  Paid Time off – RTT and Saving time plan (CET)
  • ✅  Meal Vouchers – Public Transport and Bike refund 
  • 🎡 European Economic and Social Committee (sport membership/cinemas vouchers/gift vouchers/discount)  
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