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    Synergy Submission Lead /SPM

    TSR Consulting Services, Inc.
    New York, NY 10019
    Full-time, Part-time
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    The Synergy Submission Lead will manage a team of resources (matrixed and directs) to collect, consolidate, analyze, and present bi-monthly synergy submission.A successful candidate must have the ability to establish structure when it does not exist, and be able to organize and manage large volumes of data. A strong understanding of accounting principles, and advanced skills with excel (graphs, data manipulation, analysis) and power point is required The Synergy Submission Lead will work with and present to executive stakeholders (i.e VPs, SVPs, and EVPs). Person will be working on Synergy submission process- every work stream (dept or group) has a list of initiatives that they are tracking to show the savings that will be achieved through the merger. This role takes a lot of coordination. The submission process happens on a bi-weekly basis. The process can be compared to going live every 2 weeks for a new release and following a cutover plan. This person will need to be able to roll up their sleeves, analyze data and have strong Excel skills. Should have an understanding of acct principals- must be focused. Equates to a Sr. PM- this person should think big picture but also go directly down into the weeds. Need executive presence because they will be presenting to SVP and CTO on a monthly basis they will be presenting these s. Strong Excel and powerpoint skills. Index tables, formulas and what if analysis. Top Skills 1. Looking for a Project Manager typical PM they look for, for this group. -End to end implementation experience with packaged application or ERP. -Strong methodology background understanding upstream and downstream process in a project -Project Manager who is hands on and not just managing projects from a high level. -Data conversion and interface testing experience 2. Must have strong Excel experience should rank themselves at least a 8 out of 10. 3. Someone who has a understanding of accounting principles will be partnering closely with tech finance on CBS and Viacom side and must be able to have conversations around booking correct Journal entries for both viacom and CBS (they have different financial systems). They will not actually be booking the JEs. 4. Experience working for Big 4 or major consulting firm 6. Merger and acquisition experience not required (but would be helpful- last priority from a skills perspective). Soft Skills -Detail oriented and process driven -Executive presence must be comfortable presenting to executive level Prescreen questions (please submit with resume for review) How many years of project management experience? Have you managed a large implementations of packaged applications or ERP systems? How many large implementation projects have you managed from an end to end perspective? (1 + years in length) Do you have experience managing large projects (over 1 million)? Do you have experience working across multiple lines of business? Do you have project delivery experience? Do you have data conversion and integration testing experience? Have you been responsible for the full testing cycle? Do you have a strong understanding of accounting principles and numbers? Please explain Do you have merger and acquisition experience? Have you worked for a major consulting firm? What methodologies do you have experience with? Do you have an understanding of upstream and downstream process of a project? Do you have project documenting experience? Have you worked on project templates and created cut over plans? Are you comfortable presenting to executive level on a regular basis? Are you comfortable working east coast hours Responsibilities Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or more lines of business Liaise with Steering committees, Tech Leads, VPs, Directors, Technology Integration Management Office (TIMO), Tech Finance, project sponsors and strategic partners Provide leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones Manage all aspects of related portfolios and initiatives to ensure the overall synergy submission is aligned with and directly supports ViacomCBS Technologys strategic objectives. Manage and lead project teams consisting of internal external resources regardless of location Track and report progress toward meeting synergy targets as applicable using TIMO processesprocedures Communicate roles and responsibilities of the project team Manage project risks and issues from inception to closure, and leverage stakeholderexec support as needed. Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources, and chairs the project management team meetings Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership Act as an advocate for Technology Integration Management Office (TIMO) in applying methodology, processes and tools for adopting best practices for Project delivery Manage project scope and changes through the change management process. Manage Change Control for project artifacts and ensure documentation is stored and managed centrally, and sharedavailable as appropriate to the project team. For SOX compliance projects, TIMO should be informed. Manage process improvement initiatives assessing current and future state solutions contributing to improving the success of the Project Portfolio. Act as an internal quality control check for the synergy submission apply thorough stage gating throughout all phases of a project to driving consistency, where applicable. Assist in dispute, negotiation, arbitration, or litigation, as needed. SkillsExperience Required At least 7 years of demonstrated experience managing a portfolio of complex initiatives that spans multiple lines of business. Demonstrated ability to liaise with Steering committees, EVPs, SVPs, VPs, Directors, project sponsors and strategic partners. Proven success in a Project Management leadership role, managing large projects approximately (1-2 million), with a fortune 500 consulting company. Demonstrated ability to manage all phases of a project throughout the delivery lifecycle 7+ years of strong Project Delivery experience with strong knowledge in Accounting. 5+ years of experience in a Major Consulting firm is strongly preferred. Demonstrated ability in leadingdriving project teams 10+ onoff shore resources. Proven success in providing on site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones. Established practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expend and mature these capabilities for the organization. Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC Waterfall. Established track record in defining success criteria, metrics, test and deployment management methodologies. Possess strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across, and down multiple business and technology organizations. Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence. Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish creditability, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives. Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal, and presentation) and interpersonal skills. Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands. Ability to communicate on both a functional and technical level with business and technology stakeholders. Managed process improvement initiatives assessing current and future state solutions contributing to improving the success of the Project Portfolio. Act as an internal quality control check for all projects stage gating and specifically test and deployment management activities across the Portfolio driving consistency. Tools MS Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint PPM Tools Clarity or ServiceNow Educational Requirements Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Systems or related IT field required and equivalent work experience. PMI Certified or Consulting background preferred
    Posting ID: 600967030Posted: 2021-01-27