Contract & Business Analyst- German speakingApply NowApply Later Job ID 10050731 Location London, United Kingdom Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted May 24, 2023
The Contract Management Centre (CMC) manages the full contract administration process for the Licensing Business of Consumer Products, Games and Publishing across Disney, Marvel, LucasFilm, National Geographic and 20th Century throughout EMEA. CMC manages a range of key operational projects as well as building and running regular business metrics for the CPGP division.
The Contract & Business Analyst will manage the full lifecycle for merchandise and publishing agreements, working with a large range of internal stakeholders (i.e. Category Managers, Finance, Legal) to draft all contracts, amendments and other legal documentation, as well as giving guidance and advice around licensing policies and procedures. You will participate, and in some instances lead on, process and operational projects, delivery of training to internal stakeholders and undertake user acceptance testing on all our licensing systems.
This role will require you to be on-site 4 days a week.
The Opportunity & Responsibilities:
Reviewing all contract requests (renewals and new business) for policy compliance and data accuracy. Overseeing the whole contract lifecycle in our internal contracts system to ensure our pipeline is moving forward and is efficient.
Drafting and issuing contracts, amendments and all other contractual documents (i.e., termination letters, payment plans, consent to transfer letters). Partnering with our legal team on specialised contract language.
Digitally filing fully executed contracts, maintaining all relevant correspondence relating on the contractual process.
Coordinating and leading on regular meetings with our internal stakeholders across EMEA. Dealing with a range of licensing queries.
Being responsible for providing timely written updates on our internal system, Fusion, on all ongoing contracts and tasks.
Preparing regular status reports on the contract lifecycle, communicating key business deadlines.
Being involved in communication and training programmes within the team and with our internal stakeholders, to enhance licensing knowledge across the business.
Partnering with the Revenue Accounting team to ensure timely revenue recognition and issue resolution.
Participating and supporting departmental and business projects to enhance and improve processes, operations, and systems across CPGP.
Translating/maintaining contract templates for six languages (English, Italian, Spanish, Turkish, German and French).
The Experience We Require From You:
Must have fluent German and English verbal and written communication skills
Previous experience of working in either a finance, contract/licensing, business and/or customer service role
Working knowledge of licensing contracts
Working knowledge of enterprise systems i.e. contract management
Word, Excel, PowerPoint proficiency
Fluency in core European language(s) very beneficial
Good stakeholder management experience
University degree or equivalent preferred
25 days annual leave
Private medical insurance & dental care
Free Park Entry: You will have the opportunity to enter any of our parks with your family and friends for free
Disney Discounts: you are entitled to discounts on designated Disney products, resort F&B and ticketing
Hybrid working is available
Excellent paternal and guardian leave
Employee Resource Groups – WOMEN @ Disney, Disney DIVERSITY, Disney PRIDE, our new disability & neurodiversity focused group - ENABLED, and our Mental Health & Wellbeing Group, TRUST.
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):
At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.
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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 The Walt Disney Company Limited, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).
The Walt Disney Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. 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.