Manager, Business Transformation
Culver City, CA, USA | Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.
Industry:Media / Entertainment
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The Manager – Business Transformation will be responsible for the planning, execution and controlling of multiple business transformation projects with strong analytical focus and understanding of business strategies. The ideal candidate will have strong management skills, proven track record of delivering challenging transformational projects consistently with high quality in a demanding environment and strong business acumen with advanced business problem solving skills.
Responsible for the planning, execution and controlling of multiple strategic projects with strong analytical focus and understanding of business strategies
Drives the problem solving process: frames problems, guides analytical modeling, and through analysis provides insights into solutions
Acts as a facilitator for senior leaders and stakeholders in helping them fulfill the role of change sponsor
Owns success and/or failures. Willing to pin professional success to the outcome of initiatives and not shying away from responsibility
Facilitates meetings and workshops with all the levels of the organization
Effectively manages the change driven by the project and is capable of steering the business in a new direction
Coaches other team members
Understands and shows passion for the entertainment industry developments and trends in terms of consumer behavior, competitor and industry developments
Bachelor's Degree, MBA or advanced degree preferred
5+ years of experience in project management, change management and project planning, preferably in a strategy consulting company or an equivalent position in Media & Entertainment industry
Proven ability to create, implement and measure new processes
Demonstrated leadership managing people both direct reports & non-direct reports.
Experience working in a team-oriented, cross-functional, collaborative environment.
Supply Chain Optimization or Process Engineering expertise
Affinity with technology, data enablement, digital transformation and the human interaction that is central to their success
Experience working for a Fortune 500/multinational company or multi-national consulting firm is preferred
Superior interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally, including with senior leadership
Must be able to develop process where none existed, create blueprints for thought processes; build collaborative relationships amongst peers and superiors; learn language of every functional business group, recommend, and develop comprehensive plans and initiatives to improve business, communication, and performance in multiple areas. Comfortable with high levels of ambiguity
Project management, problem structuring, and strategic problem solving skills: Demonstrated ability to complete quantitative and qualitative analysis
Strategic vision and creative thinking: Ability to look beyond existing paradigms, and change the organization according to new business concepts
Understands the complexity of a matrix and functional organizations, capable of operating within one
Effective communicator and influencer. Comfortable presenting in front of senior leadership audiences. Facilitates workshops and resolves possible conflict
Hands-on mentality and pragmatic approach with strong collaboration attitude and team play
Ambitious, motivated to go the extra mile and able to perform in a demanding work environment
High standard of ethics, integrity and confidentiality
Ability to coordinate multiple projects; must be detail oriented and highly skilled in time management. Filter demand
Excellent communication, leadership, problem solving, and analytical skills.
Ability to build relationships at all levels to establish oneself as a trusted advisor
Ability to build and manage calendar/product development process & tools
Proactive, Self-starter - entrepreneurial
Excel, PowerPoint knowledge
Rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities.
Ability to elicit cooperation from senior management and other departments.
A positive, can-do attitude.
A strong work ethic, high personal values and standards
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