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JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title: Product Manager, Deal Memo Project Implementation (Salesforce) Department: Global Consumer Products Business Operations Direct Supervisor's Title: Sr. Manager, Corporate Systems (Consumer Products Technology) Location: NY, USA Duration: 9 Months The Sr. Business Analyst is responsible for supporting all phases of application development, including analysis, requirements, functional testing, user acceptance testing, and customer rollout for the Consumer Products' division Deal Memo application project built on Salesforce. This person will be a central liaison between the internal IT department, 3rd party vendors, and business users operating within the team's portfolio. The Sr. Business Analyst will ensure that the solutions provided align with and fully meet the business needs. This position requires a high level of analysis, team coordination, and multi-tasking. Analysis of requirements and issues requires a solid understanding of contract management, contact management and integrations Identifies and resolves problems for projects by monitoring issue resolution progress and project status. Escalates important issues to the attention of Management so that decisions can be made promptly. Supports all activities that are critical for making projects successful authoring requirements, testing functionality ahead of UAT, coordinating user acceptance testing (UAT), assisting in business training, documentation, user hand holding, etc. Both participates and leads in requirements gathering sessions, proactively drawing out requirements from stakeholders. Creates requirements definition documentation, including use cases and acceptance criteria, and works with the development leads on their functional designs / specifications ensuring customers / stakeholders approve documentation. Experience documenting business requirements including epics, user stories, process flows, test plans, training, implementation plans and support procedures Assist project manager in the day-to-day aspects of managing projects, such as managing project plans, communicating to team members, managing the project schedule, developing and posting status reports, and checking on quality and timeliness of work. Responds and communicates efficiently between the business, IT, and external vendors on the project and to facilitate resolution of user issues as and when necessary. Participates in managing vendors work. Communicates in written and oral formats to best represent and express user and organizational requirements. Forms productive relationships with internal customers by listening, clarifying, and responding effectively. Works closely with business users to ensure implementation activities are in alignment with business strategy and objectives Assists managers and the business in defining scope and priorities for the project. Understand business objectives and translate business needs into configuration and system development requirements, partnering with key business users and technical resources to drive projects through the whole SDLC from blueprint through to implementation Basic Qualifications: Must have strong desire to understand the client's business and their technology needs and expectations. Strong ability to multi-task between subject matter analysis of issues, requirements management, testing, project tracking, and client communication. Able to successfully manage a varied workload with minimal intervention from Management Exceptional communication skills written, oral, etc. Strong client handling skills able to work up to mid-level management within the client portfolio Thorough understanding of the agile software development lifecycle Ability to conceptualize current requirements against future plans Possesses the aptitude to understand work processes and flows in various business stakeholder and recognize those that could benefit from process changes Possesses a working knowledge of current business analysis methodologies, tools and techniques Ability to apply the following tools in business analysis and project management tasks: Jira, TestRail, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Visio, MS PowerPoint, MS Word. Experience with Salesforce highly desired Typical candidate will possess 3+ years in Business Analysis and BA/BS degree or equivalent Additional Qualifications: Degree in Computer Science, Technology, or related fields is desired. CCBA certification is desired. Knowledge of one or more of the following systems or applications is highly desired: Royalties / Licensing Management Contract Management Entertainment, media or cable, and financial experience preferred.
             

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