Senior Delivery & Ops Intelligence AnalystApply 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 Jul. 27, 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.
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.
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
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
MBA strongly preferred
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.