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Manager - IT Strategy

New York, NY
  • Job Code
    37076BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager - IT Strategy

Jobid 23768-387013

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 37076BR

**Job Title** Manager - IT Strategy

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Technology

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** New York

**City** New York

**Responsibilities**

Position Overview

The Information Technology division is led by Michael Bradshaw who serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for NBCUniversal. He is responsible for leading and overseeing global technology strategy and applications, corporate systems, infrastructure and operations for the company’s worldwide media portfolio. The IT portfolio includes technology for Broadcast and Cable TV, Universal Pictures, News, Parks and Resorts, Sports and Olympics, Digital, Media Labs, and Sales, Research and Analytics, and NBCUniversal’s International group.

The division is comprised of a team of technologists who are responsible for partnering with the lines of business to drive their individual technology strategies, as well as maintaining a solid core technical foundation, enabling the company to manage financial & HR systems, email, network, data and technical service centers, etc.



Key Responsibilities

The Manager, IT Strategy role will serve as an internal consultant within the Office of the CIO. This role reports in to the Senior Director – IT Strategy and Communications.



Key responsibilities are:



+ Drive strategic efforts across the IT organization and monitor the results of long term improvement efforts

+ Bring specialized management consulting expertise to improve the performance of the organization

+ Work within Information Technology and our business partners to resolve business issues and implement solutions in organizational effectiveness/development, strategic planning or process improvement

+ Report on the performance of technology efforts in business-relevant terms

+ Conduct financial and operational analysis to identify trends and areas for opportunity. Then, build the business case to address those opportunities

+ Report on overall IT performance on an ongoing basis

+ Manage strategic IT efforts across the full project management lifecycle

+ Monitor and influence the results of long term improvement efforts

+ Conduct analysis of financial and operational trends and identify improvement opportunities

+ Document business cases and calculate return-on-investment for IT initiatives

+ Develop IT communications across a variety of media

+ Perform other duties as assigned

**Qualifications/Requirements**

+ B.A./B.S degree in Management Information Systems, Finance, Business Administration, IT or related field strongly preferred

+ Minimum 4 years of Big 4 management consulting experience (or equivalent)

+ Robust written and editorial acumen

+ Strong financial analysis, data analytics, project management and change management expertise

+ Solid documentation experience with Visio, Word, Excel, MS Project or related applications

+ Experience consulting with technology and business-facing organizations to develop recommendations and roadmaps

+ Exceptional communication and facilitation skills

+ Ability to effectively present ideas and communicate with senior leadership

+ Ability to distill complex ideas into simplified, consumable contentEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Available outside of regular work hours

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Strong sense of urgency and commitment

+ A highly service-oriented mindset

+ Experience interfacing with senior executives and business line leadership on technology-related issues

+ Must be flexible, and have a creative approach to business, with demonstrated track record of aligning IT objectives and programs to business objectives and strategies

+ Strong sense of urgency and commitment, as well as sound business sense with a strategic, conceptual and operational orientation

+ Highly collaborative; personally and professionally self-aware; able to and interested in interacting with employees at all levels

+ Passion for media and entertainment industry highly desired

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



Categories

  • Management/Finance/Administration/IT

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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