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Centre Of Excellence Program Manager (12-Month Contract)

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Requisition IDJOBREQ-2412503

Role Description

The opportunity

Unity’s Centers of Excellence (CoEs) represent long-term, multi-stakeholder initiatives between Unity and diverse government and private entities. These programs focus on training, re-skilling, or upskilling end-users in Real-Time 3D (RT3D) or supporting the development of RT3D sectors like gaming or entertainment. As a Program Manager for Unity’s CoEs, you will become an integral part of our expanding program delivery team, responsible for executing client engagements.

In this contractor role, you will serve as the primary liaison for our clients, orchestrating the alignment of Unity's departments to efficiently deliver the products and services outlined in client contracts. We seek an adept and seasoned project/program manager with a proven track record of meeting deadlines and budgets, possessing the acumen to serve as a trusted advisor to our clients. While this position doesn't require technical expertise, prior experience in IT-related fields, higher education, film & entertainment, or government institutions is advantageous. This is a one year contract role and will be hourly based.

What you'll be doing

  • Map out program stakeholders, define engagement models and plan delivery by coordinating internal Unity team members and external client end-users.
  • Closely collaborate with internal departments to ensure appropriate resources are allocated to the program. Provide client feedback to internal teams about which services and products are most successful or have the most impact on the client end-users.
  • Track program progress and run regular program update meetings with the client to provide updates, communicate milestones and resolve issues.
  • Suggest timely and creative solutions to program bottlenecks, actively handle program risks.
  • Continuously and independently drive program progress.

What we're looking for

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in managing large-scale, multi-year, multi-stakeholder engagements.
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing agreed-upon delivery plans.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills, with a commitment to ongoing learning and improvement.
  • Successfully improved internal program management processes or framework
  • Passion for contributing to initiatives that facilitate the development of future-proof digital skills.

You might also have

  • Project/Program Management Credentials.
  • Experience in working in diverse, fast-paced teams with set timelines.

Additional information

  • Relocation support is not available for this position.
  • International relocation support is not available for this position.
  • Work visa/immigration sponsorship is not available for this position.

Life at Unity

Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity is the foundation upon which the world’s most powerful digital content is created. Specifically, Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

In the fourth quarter of 2022, more than 70% of the top 1000 mobile games were made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1000 games in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. In 2022, Made with Unity Applications had more than 4 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit

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This position requires the incumbent to have a sufficient knowledge of English to have professional verbal and written exchanges in this language since the performance of the duties related to this position requires frequent and regular communication with colleagues and partners located worldwide and whose common language is English. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.

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