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Manager, Business Transformation

Culver City, CA, USA | Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

  • Industry:
    Media / Entertainment
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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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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