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Technical Project Manager

Cutting edge technology. An innovative company. A new journey starts here.

Are you obsessed with technology and thrilled about the fast-paced evolution of the media industry? Would you like to work with the most sought-after streaming service in the Nordics to build upon the ‘Viaplay story’? Great! Then we could have a match! We’re currently looking for a ‘Technical Project Manager’ to our office in Stockholm. If you think this sounds like you - send us your application today!

The position

As Project Manager, you will lead, motivate and empower teams to deliver technical projects that are in line with Viaplay’s vision and strategy: being the premier video streaming service for both live and on-demand content. Our organisation is constantly under change. We quickly need to learn and adapt to changing business priorities, new market needs and new technology.

The challenge ahead

You will work closely with the business and the development teams to ensure that projects deliver value. You will be part of our project management office who plan, drives and coordinates the larger technical initiatives within Viaplay. Daily activities will include driving multiple projects in parallel and be responsible for user story breakdown, technical investigations as well stakeholder communication & presentation.

  • Ensure that new initiatives are clear from a business and technical perspective
  • Ensure deliveries are progressing through “hands-on” coordination
  • Develop good relationship with development managers, architects and developers to secure a smooth process for user story mapping, dependency tracking and technical investigation
  • Drive technical investigations which involves all different part of the organisation
  • Make sure you understand the business needs and ensure everyone around you understand this as well
  • Be an inspiration and champion for the teams you work with

What we are looking for

We believe that you have at least five years of similar experience within the software development sphere with a thorough understanding of the processes required when developing software. You will work directly with multiple engineering teams and cross-functional stakeholders to ensure productivity and progress on multiple concurrent projects. It is therefore important that you are comfortable to engage directly with executives from different projects and partners, communicate well in a non-prestigious way, while also managing project timelines and budgets. We also think you are flexible for change and eager to take on new challenges and have a combination of computer engineering background and strong project management skills.

  • Experience from project management from a modern development environment
  • Experience from a product development organisation
  • Familiar with requirement gathering and break down
  • Excellent communication skills - used to communicating with different stakeholders and suppliers
  • High proficiency in English, both written and spoken

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience with consumer technology/entertainment

We want to hear from you

You will become part of an amazing company with great people, content and culture. If this feels like your kind of challenge, please apply and attach your CV and cover letter. If you have any questions you are very welcome to contact our recruiter Henrik Dellgren (henrik.dellgren@viaplay.com). 

Viaplay is the leading online service for TV, film and sports in the Nordic countries. We offer the most popular TV series including Blacklist, How I met your mother and Empire, a vast international movie catalogue and a world-class selection of live sports events including Premier League, Champions League and NHL. Moreover we offer Viaplay Original Series including Veni Vidi Vici, Advokaten and Hassel. Viaplay is available on a wide variety of devices including desktop, smartphones, tablets, game consoles, Apple TV, Chromecast and smart TVs. Viaplay is a subscription and transactional video on demand services meaning that users can either purchase access to content through a monthly subscription or rent and buy movies.


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Viaplay, Stockholm

Ringvägen 52
11867 Stockholm Directions 08-562 410 01

Our people. Our culture.

We offer a creative environment with focus on ongoing development of a product aspiring to be in the forefront of digital user experience. Our ambition is to be the best company to work for in the digital industry. We constantly strive towards building strong, collaborative teams, and creating an inspiring place to work at. 


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