Manager, Sales Planning and Operations - South East Asia
Singapore , SingaporeREQ ID JR22-11368 Apply View Saved Jobs
Based in either our office in Bangkok or Singapore, the Sales Planningand Operations (SP&O) Manager is a detailed and process oriented professional able to support the development, implementation, execution, and ongoing fine-tuning of varied aspects of the Sony Pictures Television sales process including product planning, contracting, data entry, reporting, and more across South-East Asia (SEA).
Reporting to the Head of TV Distribution in the SEA region and working closely with a Regional APAC SP&O team, the candidate will be a business partner to the SEA Sales team and SP&O Regional teams in the execution and achievement of sales strategies and objectives for the SEA market.
Key areas of responsibilities:
Product Catalogue Management – Become an expert in our product catalogue consisting of Hollywood and local Asian movies and TV series to maximize its exploitation in commercial deals and offerings across SEA territories.
Sales Negotiation Support – Work across divisions and departments to develop solid rationales for the valuation of our Content across global, SEA Regional, and local platforms. This would include analyzing and evaluating sales data, validating sales plans, and developing sales analysis to support deal negotiations.
Sales Operations Support – Take ownership of the sales Operations functions in SEA including the preparation and review of product availability lists, review contracts, capture and process amendments, sales data entry into internal systems, etc.
Budgeting and Data Management – Partner with the Sales and Finance teams in preparing regular budgets and forecasts.
Other ad hoc sales support activities as required.
Assist the implementation and execution of processes and guidelines for all aspects of the sales planning and operations process for SEA.
Degree holder in Finance, Accounting, Information Systems or Technology, Business Administration, Engineering, Legal or Supply Chain related disciplines.
5+ years in a capacity in any of the following fields – accounting, finance, auditing, information systems, engineering, supply chain, sales operations, or business administration or equivalent.
Knowledge of information systems management, business or sales administration, TV content rights management, and budgeting principles a plus.
Strong and passionate drive to achieve results and create an environment focused on ongoing improvements in processes, system efficiency and accuracy.
Detailed and analytical oriented mindset with experience in managing, analyzing and interpreting large data samples in a logical and accurate manner.
A team player with a positive and collaborative attitude, and able to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
Excellent computer skills: Excel (Pivot Tables, Macros, etc), Word and PowerPoint.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
Experience, exposure or understanding of media/US entertainment industry with a particular focus on programming sales, distribution, and the social media landscape in SEA a plus.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced, motivated, and responsible candidate to join an innovative environment, where your creativity, diligence and contribution will be highly valued.
*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.
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