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Manager - Program Operations

Warner Bros. Discovery

Hyderabad, India 06-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Manager - Program Operations - (Fixed Term Contract 12 Months)

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

The Role

Based in our new Global Capability Center in Hyderabad, the Manager, Program Operations is a key contributor to support the delivery of an ambitious and complex operating model program. The transformation program includes migrating several global capabilities to new global and regional capability centers.

The Manager, Operations Migration (India) is in the in-country lead for the program reporting to the Director, Operations Migration. The Manager works with Director in leading program efforts to ensure Technology & Operations (T&O) teams plus business areas are ready for program change moments. The individual will support all program activities including and not limited to hiring, onboarding and knowledge transfer. They will partner with local and functional People & Culture Partners and Talent Acquisition, Transition teams to execute strategic recruitment plans and governance in partnership readiness efforts meet program timelines.

• Design and develop process guidelines for T&O Operations in Hyderabad Center.
• Track and review local resource demand planning activity in alignment with other Warner Bros. Discovery groups in Hyderabad
• Represent the T&O Program and Change Lead in all the activities for Hyderabad location activities wherever needed.
• Collaborate with Talent Acquisition to execute hiring strategy including building outreach programs to ensure a successful candidate pipeline
• Work closely with Transition team and collaborate in transition planning and execution.
• Work with T&O site lead until local T&O leadership is in place; ensure T&O workplace needs are met. Champions developing employee engagement, team culture and welfare programs for the Hyderabad Capability Center
• Working with other site leadership, runs a comprehensive onboarding, Induction, L&D processes for T&O new hires
• Participates in engagement programs between T&O Global Teams and the Global and Regional Capability Centers
• Work closely with the People & Culture and Change Management teams for communications and training support for transitional readiness
• Build Processes for Operational excellence, CSI, Wellbeing and other initiatives for Hyderabad T&O team in collaboration with Local and Global Teams.
• Support the development of cross-functional processes. Analyze organizational processes and workflows between Hyderabad and other T&O global teams and identify gaps with a continuous improvement lens

• Bachelor's level Degree OR equivalent combination of operations management experience in global organizations
• 8+ years' experience in working in enterprise scale operations centers in the technology environment
• 8+ years' experience and knowledge of project and change management principles, methodologies, and tools
• Experience of working inside major people and process transformation programs
• A solid understanding of how people go through change and the change process
• Experience working in IT and/or Broadcast environments with project managers and technical staff preferred.
• Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent organizational skills
• Strong creative and presentation skills

Note: This is Fixed Term Contract for 12 Months Time Line. Kindly check and apply accordingly.

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