Viacom Inc Senior Global Sourcing Analyst, Marketing in Hollywood, California
Overview and Responsibilities
The Senior Global Sourcing Analyst, Marketing is responsible for supporting sourcing activities, projects and initiatives primarily through the collection, analysis and reporting of media and marketing data. This includes spearheading complex modeling and analytical efforts, providing critical thinking, business intelligence, recommendations and data insights that will help guide business objectives and maximize financial opportunities. You will be responsible for sourcing opportunities across both Paramount and its parent company Viacom.
You will collaborate and provide team support in identifying, analyzing and quantifying global / regional / local marketing spend and performance data. You're in charge with designing and maintaining efficient and effective analytical processes that will improve business decision-making. We are looking for someone that is intellectually curious and thrives in a highly collaborative team environment.
Support sourcing tower by providing vendor spend data analysis across all business units, highlighting opportunities with vendors, improve processes, consolidate vendors, etc
You partner with your team by providing classification/categorization, savings tracking and benchmarking of marketing vendors across multiple business units
Prepare analysis for senior sourcing partners to validate savings provided by sourcing initiatives
You are able to collaborate with partners and vendors and convey data driven recommendations in a professional manner
Compile, prepare and run marketing / financial data in support of analysis, including data quality checks and integration. Translate and present data, statistical information and financial analysis into actionable conclusions, insights and recommendations
You analyze and interpret information from multiple data sources, constantly identifying new ways (e.g. automation & technology) to improve the usage of existing data, analytics infrastructure and develop new capabilities
Lead small scale sourcing initiatives including RFPs under direction from the Sourcing Executive Director and Director
Participate in data strategy and planning efforts (i.e. refine product categories, improve data integrity, enhance categorization)
You develop and implement analytical reports and analysis to support Global Sourcing projects, including analysis of vendors providing goods and services worldwide.
Partner with team throughout opportunity assessment, strategy & project plan development, end-to-end negotiations, sourcing engagement, and contracting processes to achieve strategic marketing and financial goals
Liaise and interact with other Global Sourcing towers, vendors and partners, as needed, to analyze risks associated with the continuous changes of the marketing landscape to minimize exposure and negative brand impact to Viacom.
3+ years marketing analytics or finance experience
Advanced excel skills, knowledge of macros a plus
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or other quantitative discipline
You demonstrate strong experience in data analysis, statistical modeling, economic analysis, and/or agency/consulting experience a plus
Relevant industry experience and strong knowledge in Marketing and Sourcing, with particular emphasis on strategy, analytics, media, digital, interactive media, ad tech
Experience in project management with the ability to lead multiple simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment
Experience with data mining and analyzing complex data sets
Highly motivated, driven, and results-oriented with a “can do” attitude who can translate complex business situations and/or large data sets into innovative business opportunities
Strong analytical skills and an understanding of financial modeling and accounting principles
Experience developing and/or presenting business cases
Proficient in MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Experience with Tableau, SAP BW
Ability to collaborate in a team environment and work with others
We’re an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
At Viacom, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Viacom is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.
Company Paramount Pictures