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VP, Global Business Transformation

Warner Bros. Discovery

Burbank, CA 06-25-2024
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  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

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.

Your New Role

Lead thematic planning and management of Transformation program across new and existing projects, bridging guidance and prioritization from WBD leadership into tactical action. Proactively support transformation leadership and workstream leaders in ongoing ideation and implementation of initiatives that drive growth, innovation, and synergy opportunity. Spearhead the creation of new transformation program sprints, workstreams, and initiatives by partnering with business leaders. Translate top-down goals into tactical actions and scaled program plans, ensuring continued communication and transparency across the WBD community. Broadcast and champion program communications to Executive Sponsors, WBD Board of Directors, and broad business community. This role requires a keen eye for large scale value creation opportunities coupled with a bias for execution, while understanding the strengths and limitations of the company.

Your Role Accountabilities

Transformation and Team Leadership/Skill building
• Proactively identify opportunities and operationalize organization-wide transformation efforts, prioritize value, and drive collaborative execution with long term holistic impact
• Develop leadership presence and influence across a broad range of business stakeholders to drive transformation efforts and cross-function sprints/ideation resulting in value creation (cost and revenue opportunities)
• Lead and mentor Global Business Transformation direct reports and team members to deliver value on a range of transformation workstreams (requiring functional knowledge at an initiative level, critical lens of opportunities, and direct analytical experience)

Analytical Excellence
• Build deep understanding of WBD, external competitors, and overall industry trending to identify potential strategic opportunities and solution with business partners
• Structure high-level and ambiguous problems soundly, develop clear insights and effectively translate it to work planning and process, using both qualitative and quantitative methods. Mentor direct reports and other team members to develop strong problem solving skills
• Engage a range of senior stakeholders to align on strategic recommendations and overall objectives across all dimensions, ensuring consistent transparency and communication across WBD community

Program Operation and Reporting
• Ensure program or project communications are effectively prepared and distributed for executive stakeholder discussions (includes variety of project and program reporting to c-level steering committee and preparation of executive level presentations)

Qualifications & Experience
• Experience being accountable to executive leadership for delivery of program-wide milestones
• Demonstrated ability influence across functional silos to produce change
• Demonstrated leadership with proven ability to operationalize organization-wide programs
• Acute awareness and identification of programmatic themes and objectives, with ability to proactively translate the big picture into actionable workplans
• Understanding of high-level valuation, key drivers, and metrics
• Exceptional people management and communication skills, both written and oral including ability to lead and mentor more junior team members
• Strong organizational planning and process management skills
• Demonstrated ability to easily engage a helicopter view in navigating the ladder of abstraction from big picture to detailed operational impacts

Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to external market data, internal equity, location, skill set, experience, and/or performance. Base pay is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery's total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $197,050.00 - $365,950.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and sick time and vacation.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmm3bm-34-204-198-73-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $197,050 to $365,950 Per Year ($ USD)