Entertainment One

  • Business Analyst (One Year Contract)

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/23/2018 3:45 PM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
    Type
    Contractor
  • About Entertainment One

    Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.


    Entertainment One’s robust network includes MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; unscripted television production companies Whizz Kid Entertainment and Renegade 83; live entertainment leaders Round Room Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.

     

    The Company's rights library, valued at US$1.7 billion (as at 31 March 2017), is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 80,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.Linkedin_1584x396.gif  smallLinkedin_1584x396.gif  small

    Position Summary

    As a Business Analyst, you will join Entertainment One’s Information Technology team to ensure process mapping, requirement gathering, data analysis, relationship management, and project and/or operational support.

    Responsibilities

    • Create and document Business Requirements, gap analysis and support documents for projects related to Entertainment One’s Strategic Initiatives.
    • Analyze and synthesize stakeholder requirements into actionable items.
    • Facilitate stakeholder engagement through interviews, workshops, meetings, and/or training.
    • Submit technology estimation (cost benefit analysis) documentation and provide to clients in order to facilitate feasibility assessments on project initiatives.
    • Act as a liaison between business and technology groups.
    • Provide initiative documentation as deemed necessary.
    • Ensure business and system requirements are documented in the form of detailed functional and non-functional requirements and business designs, which meet industry best practices and are consumable by clients, development and testing.
    • Provide operational support following the change management process.
    • Research existing policies, procedures, methodologies and systems that support the current state and identify changes needed to support revised processes. Work with business and process engineering to identify and build process improvements into design.
    • Utilize creative thinking to modify or select the most suitable procedure/approach that results in providing eOne with optimum solutions to business and technology challenges
    • Lead requirement gathering and other sessions with Stakeholders, to capture the requirements and specifications.
    • Using negotiating and facilitation skills, resolve issues across competing segments and channels to arrive at solutions that meet the needs of all stakeholders. Actively manage client expectations on the BA work package and the initiative overall where providing support.
    • Work with the technology team to ensure understanding of the business requirements, use cases and business designs, and obtain sign off on the various elements to ensure solution delivery is appropriate and meets the needs of the business.
    • Support the work packages for the Development, Testing, Communication, Learning, and Implementation teams by conducting walkthroughs, providing clarification and facilitating issue resolution.
    • Conduct user training.
    • Business Planning and Tracking - Meet business requests within budget, on time, and within acceptable quality levels. Manage assigned work packages against timelines and within scope and budget; make recommendations on corrective actions if work package deliverables are in jeopardy. Create change requests as required. Document and raise issues for resolution encountered during the requirements definition process.
    • Work for consensus and contribute to achievement of team/group goals.
    • Provide support in RFP process and vendor management.
    • Continuous Improvement - Work to provide continuous improvement of and ensure high level of quality in all deliverables, processes and procedures.
    • Communication - Create organized and professional presentation material for clients and partner stakeholders, presenting recommendations in a logical, articulate and influencial manner. Facilitate and lead discussions as required, preparing documentation to record discussion and follow-up actions.

    Key Competencies

    • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who will be delivering solutions that meet our internal clients' changing needs.
    • At least 5 years of Business Analysis experience.
    • Well-developed analytical skills with strong attention to detail.
    • Experience in business requirements documentation.
    • Experience in Use Case creation.
    • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
    • Well-developed writing skills sufficient to create and precisely articulate requirements, ideas, and opinions.
    • A University degree in business and/or information technology (or equivalent work experience) is an asset.
    • Certified business analyst professional or equivalent work experience (preferred).
    • Demonstrated success in delivering initiatives across multiple business units in a matrix environment.
    • Extensive experience with all aspects of Requirements Management: Business Process Modeling, Use Case modeling, use case specifications, functional and non-functional requirements and interface design.
    • Demonstrated ability to build relationships, work collaboratively, and resolve problems with people at all levels in the organization, across lines of business and with third party vendors.
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and mediation skills.
    • Self-driven and someone who takes ownership.
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
    • MS Visio experience.
    • MS SharePoint experience (preferred).
    • Previous Finance system implementation experience (preferred)

     

    ·       Break time: free snacks, winter holiday office closures, reduced hours in summer

    ·       Party time: office bar carts, after work drinks, holiday and summer parties, and sometimes just because

    ·       Be inspired: regular film screenings, concerts, and opportunity to get involved in industry events

    ·       The office: modern facilities, in house screening rooms, more snacks, and swag

    ·       Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.

    ·       Grow: develop your career and shape your future

     

     

    We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

     

    Entertainment One is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, and supporting diversity and inclusion within our work environment.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodation needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process