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Sr. Product Manager, Strategic Planning & Analysis

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 897469BR Location Santa Monica, California, United States / New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Jan. 13, 2022

Job Summary:

We seek an enthusiastic and experienced Sr. Product Manager to join our Strategic Planning and Analysis team to help perform critical planning functions that guide business decisions across our rapidly growing portfolio.

Reporting to the team lead for Strategic Planning and Analysis in Los Angeles and part of the Global Product Strategy team, the job location is Los Angeles or New York.

In this role, your mission is to evaluate and examine initiatives throughout the idea lifecycle so that the organization can better execute. From program evaluation to framework buildout, you’ll work closely with counterparts in engineering, product management, and executive teams to ensure we have the right data to drive decisions.

The ideal candidate is highly analytical, resourceful, team oriented, and will have an ability to work independently under time constraints to meet deadlines. You will have a proven track record in taking on end-to-end ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced and dynamic business environment. The ideal candidate makes data-driven decisions, obsesses about the customer, forms strong yet loosely held opinions, and can build trust with all areas of the business. We value passionate product and technology leadership that drives with discipline and attention to detail.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with stakeholders to establish and identify goals; define measurable OKRs and KPIs for the business; then ensure we measure them!
  • Collaborate with program, product, engineering, data, and operational teams to define frameworks through which we can better model revenues, costs, and other business-impacting data.
  • Identify new process opportunities to capture the right inputs and outputs that provide the right data to help drive decisions.
  • Take a data driven approach to constantly improve our products and services – devise measurement and reporting frameworks and processes to communicate status to neighbors and stakeholders, as appropriate to each.
  • ​​​​​​​Successfully achieve organizational objectives, managing through challenges.

Basic Qualifications:

  • You have a demonstrated ability to use data to drive decisions and back up assumptions and recommendations (it’s an added bonus if you’ve done financial/risk modeling in the past).
  • You are a demonstrated self-starter.
  • You provide strong strategic aptitude, clear thinking and communicating, and great decision making.
  • You obsess about making our end-users happy and have strong opinions about good customer experience.
  • You bring a strong attention to detail, with an ability to take a step back and understand the bigger picture.
  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • You are scrappy and resourceful, with no fear of getting your hands dirty and an impulse to be the first to tackle any challenge.
  • You have a demonstrated ability to work with engineering teams to discuss technical concepts, make tradeoffs to remove roadblocks, and evaluate new ideas.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience working in TMT, consulting, and/or finance.
  • You understand the streaming video ecosystem.
  • You’re technically proficient with data and data manipulation software.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience

Preferred Education

  • MBA

About Disney Streaming:

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 Services LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Streaming.

Disney Streaming Services 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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