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Senior Delivery & Ops Intelligence Analyst

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 7122926220220515 Location Glendale, California, United States / Town of Bristol, Connecticut, United States / San Francisco, California, United States / New York, New York, United States / Seattle, Washington, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Nov. 18, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

- This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

The Next Generation Storytelling Studio is an organization supporting the entire Walt Disney Company that is focused on creating new canvases for storytelling and audience engagement in a connected world of physical, digital and virtual experiences. 

Under guidance of the Manager, Project Portfolio Management (PPM), the Sr Delivery & Ops Intelligence Analystis responsible for leading the delivery of portfolio forecasts of projects and sustainment/continuous delivery, capacity planning, time tracking, estimate & program/project prioritization & reporting across the Next Generation Storytelling (NGS) portfolio. This role blends financial & business acumen, resource & capacity management, program & project management planning principles, and people management & growth. 
 
The Sr Delivery & Ops Intelligence Analyst will have a high level of proficiency in portfolio forecasting coupled with capacity management skills and the ability to apply historical evidence to anticipate likely scenarios for forecast planning, while ensuring on-time delivery of project & sustainment/continuous delivery forecasts for the organization, along with timely and regular review of capacity plans, estimate & program/project priorities. 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Own project/product forecast planning inputs for assigned portfolios ranging from $70M+ (and/or support large-scale portfolio) and accountability for financial targets. 

  • Lead forecasting processes/cycles with assigned projects/programs/teams. 

  • Partner with Finance to provide cause of change for variances and responsible for monthly/quarterly updates 

  • Consolidate, communicate, and partner with project, product & portfolio teams to resolve variances across the planning cycle; escalating risk when/where necessary  

  • Gather, analyze, and report on resource capacity and utilization for respective portfolios 

  • Lead, create, and maintain reporting solutions for portfolio-level capacity planning, forecast rationalization and product/project priorities for assigned portfolio to be integrated with portfolio wide reporting  

  • Ensure Project/Product Portfolio teams have the appropriate tools for project and portfolio planning 

  • Support accurate portfolio inputs to ensure accurate data for portfolio and partnering teams (i.e. Finance & Project teams)  

  • Develop effective partnerships and collaborate with leads across all departments in DMED Technology 

  • Mentor and guide more junior members of the portfolio team. 

  • Drive solutions for process improvements, standardization, and efficiency within the organization 

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 3+ years Project Portfolio Analyst experience or similar role 

  • MS Office proficient & expertise in equivalent software; expert in Excel 

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and able to juggle, shift gears and maintain a sense of humor 

  • Practiced in the basics of project management (estimation, project planning, resource planning, issue management, risk management, change management, communication planning) 

  • Strategic planning partner for key planning milestones (long term & annual planning) 

  • Understands the software development project lifecycle/methodology 

  • Able to meet deadlines and deliver under intense business environment 

  • Experience working with multiple creative and technical teams 

  • Excellent business communication, writing, and interpersonal skills 

  • Proactive and solution-oriented when managing issues 

  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of management 

  • Practiced in negotiating with others in ways that result in win/win agreements and outcomes 

  • Demonstrated analysis/assessment capabilities  

  • Self-motivated and dedicated to performing above expectations 

Preferred:

  • MBA strongly preferred

The hiring range for this position is $116,705.00 to $151,030.00 per year, which factors in various geographic regions. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

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About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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