Full Time Job

Sr. Manager, Partner Strategy


San Mateo, CA 11-03-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Sr. Manager, Partner Strategy

San Mateo, CA

The Global Business Operations, Planning, & Strategy team is a valuable business partner to the broader Global Publisher & Developer Relations department, which serves our publisher and developer partners that make games for the PlayStation platform. We most directly impact the company by providing critical insight and analysis that optimizes decision-making across the business. As Sr. Manager, Partner Strategy, you will help set the long-term strategy for PlayStation's partner relationships and maximize PlayStation's long term value as a platform in a rapidly evolving industry.

• Track and report on long-term industry trends and drivers to provide insights to our teams
• Benchmark the level of service that PlayStation provides to its publisher and developer partners against competitors and other platform businesses
• Set KPIs and measure progress against benchmarks
• Determine the value of PlayStation's platform KPIs based on public market and other comparables, and use this intelligence to inform strategic decisions
• Measure and report PlayStation's importance to our top partners' business and track their strategic priorities and the implications to PlayStation's business
• Support strategic internal initiatives related to the service offering provided by PlayStation to its publisher and developer partners across a wide range of activities
• Offer actionable consultation to internal teams that interact with PlayStation's publisher and developer partners
• Serve as liaison to other internal teams developing PlayStation's overall business strategy

• 6+ years overall experience
• Business strategy or business intelligence expertise
• Proven ability to make a data-driven business case
• Ability to think creatively to apply learnings from other industries
• Familiarity with business modeling
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Comfort with working under tight deadlines and in a team environment
• Strong work ethic with low ego
• PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

• Direct experience in B2B services, the platform business model, and/or interactive entertainment
• Experience at a top tier consulting firm
• MBA or equivalent knowledge of business strategy
• A passion for video games

Company Profile

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services.