Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Now, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Role overview: 

  • We’re looking for a passionate and experienced Senior Manager to join the global PlayStation services team that manages PlayStation Plus – the world’s largest game subscription service with over 47M subscribers – and the rapidly growing PlayStation Now service
  • The candidate will play a role in planning the future of the business and help generate insight to the commercial, content and customer teams
  • Close collaboration with internal teams – including analytics, hardware and software business owners, marketing, finance – is key to delivering the best outcomes for players, partners and our business
  • Responsible for developing a team to deliver annual budgets, quarterly and monthly forecasts, mid and long range plans, business analysis and insights

What you'll be doing:

  • Managing a team that deliver global flash, quarterly, full year and 3 year forecasts for PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now
  • Working with data scientists to iteratively improve the accuracy of the forecasting model
  • Empowering decisions with forecasting and reporting
  • Building and driving a culture of improvement and growth
  • Understanding the PlayStation business (Services, Store, Retail, Console) and key senior stakeholders to create long term business plans
  • Managing a team of 4 analysts and data scientists, building new processes and models to generate automated monthly forecasts
  • Leverage the latest technology to automate repetitive tasks and innovate in modelling to drive efficiency and accuracy in forecasting
  • Understand data flows, available technology and analytical platforms to continuously improve forecasts and reports
  • Close collaboration with commercial teams to overlay plans and deliver an annual budget and mid-range plan that helps the business track performance and progress
  • Supporting wider teams with modelling and analysis behind pricing, partnership and potential investment decisions

What we're looking for:

  • Experience forecasting a subscription business
  • Passionate gamer and/or experience within the Gaming industry an advantage
  • Consistent record of innovation and delivering continuous improvement in previous roles
  • Ability to navigate successfully across a complex organizational and technical landscape
  • Excellent communication skills are essential for influencing cross-functional stakeholders up to Exec level
  • Creative and energetic leader who embraces change and a desire to continually improve
  • Worked as part of a team that crosses multiple countries and time-zones
  • Patient, persistent, pragmatic and diplomatic
  • International travel will be required as well as a flexible approach to working hours to support global business operations
  • Ability to lead individuals in creating and executing the best solutions for players, partners and the business
  • Ability to think strategically and execute tactically, with attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt quickly and balance multiple projects in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor’s degree from a credible university
  • BSc/BA in Business/ Economics, Science or Mathematics preferred
  • Strong Excel skills required

Benefits:

  • Discretionary bonus opportunity
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental Scheme
  • London Allowance (if applicable)
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • On Site Gym
  • Subsidised Café
  • Free soft drinks
  • On site bar
  • Access to cycle garage and showers

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.


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