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Job Summary:

The Senior Metadata Analyst, Central Repertoire and Metadata Group will report directly into Manager of Central Repertoire and Metadata Group.

The Senior Metadata Analyst, Central Repertoire and Metadata Support Group responsibilities may include, but will not be limited to:

  • Support SME Labels in creating, maintaining and policing “Best in Class” Metadata
  • Provide professional support for client’s corporate metadata systems
  • Coordination with Business Production Outsourcing engagement to ensure effective and efficient delivery
  • Work with colleagues across ES & SONY organization, to identify best practices and process improvements
  • Generating and analyze complex and detailed system and ad-hoc reports to support high data quality
  • Coordinate with IT and other departments to define scope and document requirements for system improvements; Recommend controls by identifying problems and establish improved procedures
  • Proactively identify strategic opportunities and address them in a cross consumer fashion.
  • Establish and manage project plans ensuring project progress, resolving problems, and utilize escalation process where necessary
  • Establish an expertise in corporate systems that impact but are not directly related to the wider group
  • Address special projects as they arise and assess underlying needs

Job Specific Competencies:

  • Minimum of 2 years related experience required
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks a must
  • Ability to conceptualize and formalize business and technical requirements
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to handle multiple reporting structures
  • Prior experience with Royalty Systems and/or Sales Systems is a plus

What does it take to be successful in this role?

  • Detail oriented individual with strong organizational skills
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously and manage time productivity
  • Ability to analyze and review information from several different sources (corporate systems)
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Capable of working independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Excellent leadership skills

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