ViacomCBS Senior Business Analyst in New York, New York
About The Brand
ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.
Overview and Responsibilities
Our Technology Integration Management Office (TIMO) is actively seeking a Senior Business Analyst as part of the Standards, Governance, and Systems and Tooling team. This team is responsible for translating the company’s overall policies to processes that enable successful project delivery by the Tech teams. This includes understanding of industry standards, knowledge of waterfall and agile project management methodologies, consistency to governance procedures, audits, or compliance, establishing standard methodologies based on controllership requirements; and oversight of delivery via project management toolsets.
The TIMO is currently implementing a consolidated project management system (PPM) and related toolsets that supports the ViacomCBS Technology organization. We seek a Senior Business Analyst to help drive decision-making around current business processes in order to transition to the new PPM/toolsets which will sustain a newly formed interpersonal structure.
You will work with the entire team to deliver complete solutions under supervision and lead a component of a broader initiative. This BA must be able to identify issues, resolve conflicts, bring up if necessary, and work across the organization to execute tasks assigned to them.
This Role Will Encompass:
Assisting in efforts related to demand management, strategic alignment, and partner engagement
Facilitate intake/demand management processes
Lead all aspects of the intake management workflow from ideation to active state, engaging with all the Technology teams
Enable and ensure smooth intake processes like registration, approvals paths and unblocks any bottlenecks within the process
Be the point of contact for any registration and intake questions
Send notifications to partners and governance domains
Support the creation of project business cases prior to submission for funding - strategic alignment to OKRs, justifications, feasible landmarks, and financials
System admin for the project management toolsets
Help support questions related to maintenance, access, and/or user interface.
Be a backup, as needed, for training or onboarding purposes.
Analytics and reporting - status to partners, governance procedures, or help improve processes
Prepare/maintain internal status dashboards
Build reports to track requests needing review/approved/upcoming
Generate capital labor hours reports
Continuously analyze areas to detect where processes are breaking down to support decision-making and convey that to management with recommendations
Prepare reports on projects meeting their achievements and adhering to partner governance in monthly/quarterly checkpoints
Provide data to leadership in easy to understand formats – like PowerPoint
Collaborate with the finance teams to ensure processes adhere to company financial policies.
Provide input in formal communications or presentations with project partners, business units, and governance groups
Help maintain and update documentation on processes as needed
Assist with change management processes and procedures
Provide any support to senior leaders and business analysts as needed
3+ years of relevant project management experience or college degree preferred
Basic knowledge of project management software
Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office suite – preferably including Sharepoint and Teams
Experience in ServiceNow or JIRA is desirable
Project management certifications or consulting background desirable
Proven working partnership with a variety of stakeholders in various disciplines
Understand technologies applicable to technology sectors within media and entertainment company.
Strong passion to learn about project management principles and practices
Excellent written and verbal communications, presentation skills, and meeting facilitation skills (including with an executive audience)
ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.
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Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Function Program Management/Business Analysis
Job Type Full-Time Staff
iCIMS ID 2020-14582