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ViacomCBS Senior Principal Business Analyst, Media Operations (BPR) in New York, New York

REF#: 36730

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


Role Details

Director, Global Business Operations Analysis will play a pivotal role in conducting business planning and analyses as directed by ViacomCBS’ GMO leadership. The role will analyze existing operations, develop recommendations for the future state, integrated ViacomCBS design, and define execution plan for future state recommendations, with supporting analysis. The person will target content distribution operations and technology across markets. A key role will be to identify plans to execute process improvement initiatives.

This role will work with most levels of an organization, from senior management to hands on execution, and must have proven success at delivering transformation activities. As an organizational change management specialist, this position is responsible for the analyzing existing operations, developing and executing all aspects of the change initiatives in close partnership with the VP of Business Operations Analysis and senior leaders at CBS.

Day to Day Activities:

  • Analyze operational improvements and efficiency savings by targeting the highest areas of opportunity

  • Conduct business planning and analyses as directed by GMO leadership

  • Partner with department leaders to identify operational efficiencies

  • Develop recommendations for the future state, integrated ViacomCBS design

  • Define analysis and support change management and execution plan for future state recommendations for the department

  • Outline high-level rollout plans to execute process improvement initiatives

  • Build operational enhancements and a performance dashboard to compare and analyze global media supply chain

  • Target content distribution operations and technology across markets

  • Identify operational efficiencies using relevant metrics and KPI’s

  • Articulate target outcomes and roadmaps for achieving the transformation initiatives

  • Create financial analysis with technical and business leaders to achieve transformation priorities

  • Work to develop strategic analyses to successfully deliver the targeted business outcomes


  • Financial reviews, operational analysis, and execution

  • Media Supply Chain Technology Transformation Initiative Recommendations

  • High-level and mid-level Rollout Plans

  • Performance metrics and tracking analyses

  • Supply change analysis and recommendations for change


  • Education Requirements: Bachelor’s or Master’s in Business Administration

  • 5 years Tech/IT/Analytical Business Transformation

  • Experience in Media Supply chain and operations enhancements

  • Experience developing business process modeling, process maps, visual flow representation

  • Detailed process documentation

  • Experience leading / working with technology and media companies

  • Ability to breakdown large complex systems, workflows and/or processes for the relevant audience with a pristine communication strategy

  • Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline

  • Strong writing skills including the ability to synthesize information into clear, concise messages both for detailed analytical reports and executive summaries

  • Minimum 5 years of direct experience with identifying, leading, and implementing large change management initiatives, preferably in large, complex organizations

  • Minimum 3 years’ direct experience working with Agile, Lean, and agile teams at scale

  • Ability to learn quickly and turn new learnings into change management

  • Flexible and adaptable: able to work in ambiguous situations

  • Resilient and tenacious: ability to persevere


FUNCTION: Operations

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