NBC Universal Business Manager in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Job Number 35759BR

Job Title Business Manager

Business Segment Operations & Technical Services

Sub-Business Technology

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New Jersey

City Englewood Cliffs

Responsibilities

NBCUniversal’s Enterprise & Solution Architecture (ESA) group is seeking a dynamic and driven individual to support the Chief Architect in driving management and execution of the function. The business manager will play a key role in developing ESA’s strategic direction, translating into operational plans, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness of the function and processes, and supporting engagement across key stakeholders.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Assist and advise the Chief Architect on internal and external trends and opportunities. Research and provide insights on key technologies, vendors, best practices and areas for investment.

  • Develop functional strategic priorities, operational plans and lead execution. Develop, maintain and communicate operational metrics for ESA. Drive improvements to functional processes. Represent ESA for cross-functional collaboration and coordination.

  • Partner with IT Finance and other stakeholders to develop ESA long range plan and annual budget. Ensure that ESA is within financial targets.

  • Own, develop and execute ESA communication plan to IT leadership and stakeholders. Determine appropriate content and messaging. Ensure message alignment of ESA team.

Qualifications/Requirements

The ideal candidate will exhibit the following qualities:

  • Exceptional problem solving and analysis - to determine patterns, insights, and make appropriate recommendations - a strong data driven and logical mindset.

  • Business management and organization - experience with business, field, and planning rhythms

  • Impact and influence at senior levels, utilizing strong interpersonal skills, confidence, and ability to challenge leads and accept and encourage challenge from others

  • Cross-group partnership - to build partnerships of trust across teams

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills - to assist in executive communications, preparation of executive and meeting presentation content

  • We are looking for someone with 5+ years of finance, and/or business management experience, with a passion for shaping direction. BA/BS required, MBA preferred

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