Project Management Office roles


Professional Development

We have a strong project management community and support ongoing professional development. This includes a standard toolkit (the BBC Way), community events, mentoring and targeted training. Our competency framework for project managers enables self-assessment of knowledge and experience and is designed to help you meet your full potential and build a rewarding career within the BBC.

These brief descriptions provide an overview of our roles. Full job descriptions will be provided when jobs become available.

Project Coordinator

To coordinate support within a project or project office, including communications, collaboration, data collection and analysis.

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Assistant Project Manager

To support the effective and efficient delivery of a project.

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Project Manager/Senior Project Manager

To deliver a project within its brief, and without breaking the constraints of time, cost and functionality.

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Business Change Coordinator

To coordinate change and staff in a division that is undergoing change.

Business Change Manager/Senior Business Change Manager

To ensure that the areas affected by projects or programmes understand and take on board changes in a sustainable way so that agreed benefits and other objectives are met or exceeded.

Programme Manager

To ensure a programme achieves its outcomes in terms of benefits and changes and is delivered in accordance with programme management good practice.

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Portfolio Manager

To control a portfolio of project activity, directing and supporting effective prioritisation and strategic decision making.

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