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Sr Manager - Sales Systems - DLA

Discovery Communications
Miami, FL 33122
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    112388109
Discovery Communications


Sr Manager - Sales Systems - DLA

US-FL-Miami

Job ID: 23769
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: IT & Technical Operations
US-FL-Miami

Overview

The Sr. Manager, Sales Systems – DLA will oversee several business software solutions that support the DLA Sales business. The position will have direct accountability for the strategy, projects, and day-to-day operations of key business systems, including BTS and supporting the rollout and ongoing operations of all sales systems used by the DLA Sales business (e.g. LAIS, SAP, Freewheel, BI). The Sr. Manager will be also be responsible for working with the DLA sales leads to set strategic direction for all relevant business software related needs and will be accountable to work with their peers to successfully deliver solutions across all software disciplines.

The Sr. Manager will represent the technology organization as necessary during technology, business process, and strategy activities, ensuring IT and business priorities are aligned. Furthermore the Sr. Manager will be involved in international projects were relevant based on system and business expertise.



Responsibilities

1. Lead technology team throughout software project delivery activities, including;
• Working with business to align software needs to business priority
• Defining software solution options
• Documenting requirements
• Project cost assessments, scope and timelines
• Managing project scope and actively communicating with all key stakeholders
• Management of the full software development lifecycle, from requirements gathering to design validation to IT testing to deployment
• Manage all Sox compliance
• Liaise with Production Support team and 3rd level support for production issues, including problem identification, definition and implementation of short-term work around and coordination of long-term software solution with development team(s).
2. Technology consulting role to align Business Process to technology solutions
3. Customer Relationship Management
4. Vendor Operational and Relationship Mgmt to ensure strategic interests of Discovery’s business is built into product roadmaps
5. Regularly interact with key business leaders to align investment priorities for business area.
6. Create, manage, and communicate system roadmaps that align to business strategies.
7. Provide status on ongoing investments to key business leaders and IT management.
8. Support the development of yearly budgets that align to both IT and business priorities
9. Regularly monitor the budget and provide forecasts of spend to ensure budget is managed effectively and opportunities and risk areas are well known
10. Identify areas of cost savings to reduce the total cost of ownership of our systems



Qualifications

* Minimum of 8 years in IT management, with at least 5 in a senior business analyst or product manager role.
* Experience supporting technology solutions in a Media industry organization
* Have experience in a role involving the relationship and communication required between IT and business units to ensure that IT can understand and effectively satisfy business requirements within budget and policy constraints.
* Experience successfully dealing with Director/VP/SVP level business and IT management.
* Minimum of 3 years experience with mid to large-scale software development projects – understanding all phases of systems development
* Minimum of 3 years project management
* Experience in media industry strongly preferred
* Strong prioritization and organization skills
* Strong presentation and communication skills; excellent listening skills, ability to interface with business customers at all levels of the organization
* Excellent project management skills
* Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
* Excellent people skills – negotiation, conflict resolution, providing direction and focus
* Proven ability to successfully operate within, and contribute to, a high growth, entrepreneurial, fast paced business and matrix environment.
* Ability to see the big picture, generate and adopt new ideas, and successfully manage and facilitate change.
* Experience developing and implementing medium and long-term strategies to satisfy business needs.
* A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or Business administration, or equivalent work experience. Post graduate degree desired.
* Legal right to work in the United States
* Fluency in English

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Miami, Florida, MIA, FL

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

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<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Sr Manager - Sales Systems - DLA</b><br/><br/>US-FL-Miami<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 23769<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> IT & Technical Operations<br/>US-FL-Miami<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">The Sr. Manager, Sales Systems DLA will oversee several business software solutions that support the DLA Sales business. The position will have direct accountability for the strategy, projects, and day-to-day operations of key business systems, including BTS and supporting the rollout and ongoing operations of all sales systems used by the DLA Sales business (e.g. LAIS, SAP, Freewheel, BI). The Sr. Manager will be also be responsible for working with the DLA sales leads to set strategic direction for all relevant business software related needs and will be accountable to work with their peers to successfully deliver solutions across all software disciplines.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">The Sr. Manager will represent the technology organization as necessary during technology, business process, and strategy activities, ensuring IT and business priorities are aligned. Furthermore the Sr. Manager will be involved in international projects were relevant based on system and business expertise. </p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Lead technology team throughout software project delivery activities, including;<br /> Working with business to align software needs to business priority <br /> Defining software solution options<br /> Documenting requirements<br /> Project cost assessments, scope and timelines<br /> Managing project scope and actively communicating with all key stakeholders<br /> Management of the full software development lifecycle, from requirements gathering to design validation to IT testing to deployment<br /> Manage all Sox compliance<br /> Liaise with Production Support team and 3rd level support for production issues, including problem identification, definition and implementation of short-term work around and coordination of long-term software solution with development team(s). <br />2. Technology consulting role to align Business Process to technology solutions<br />3. Customer Relationship Management <br />4. Vendor Operational and Relationship Mgmt to ensure strategic interests of Discoverys business is built into product roadmaps<br />5. Regularly interact with key business leaders to align investment priorities for business area.<br />6. Create, manage, and communicate system roadmaps that align to business strategies.<br />7. Provide status on ongoing investments to key business leaders and IT management.<br />8. Support the development of yearly budgets that align to both IT and business priorities<br />9. Regularly monitor the budget and provide forecasts of spend to ensure budget is managed effectively and opportunities and risk areas are well known <br />10. Identify areas of cost savings to reduce the total cost of ownership of our systems</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* Minimum of 8 years in IT management, with at least 5 in a senior business analyst or product manager role.<br />* Experience supporting technology solutions in a Media industry organization<br />* Have experience in a role involving the relationship and communication required between IT and business units to ensure that IT can understand and effectively satisfy business requirements within budget and policy constraints.<br />* Experience successfully dealing with Director/VP/SVP level business and IT management.<br />* Minimum of 3 years experience with mid to large-scale software development projects understanding all phases of systems development<br />* Minimum of 3 years project management <br />* Experience in media industry strongly preferred<br />* Strong prioritization and organization skills<br />* Strong presentation and communication skills; excellent listening skills, ability to interface with business customers at all levels of the organization<br />* Excellent project management skills <br />* Excellent problem solving and analytical skills<br />* Excellent people skills negotiation, conflict resolution, providing direction and focus<br />* Proven ability to successfully operate within, and contribute to, a high growth, entrepreneurial, fast paced business and matrix environment.<br />* Ability to see the big picture, generate and adopt new ideas, and successfully manage and facilitate change.<br />* Experience developing and implementing medium and long-term strategies to satisfy business needs.<br />* A bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or Business administration, or equivalent work experience. Post graduate degree desired.<br />* Legal right to work in the United States<br />* Fluency in English </p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Miami, Florida, MIA, FL</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a> <br><br <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/ADLPEZUYMpnGtEmjhMDRm"> <p>PI112388109</p>
Posted: 2019-07-30 Expires: 2019-08-31

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