Strategy and Business Operations Manager

Full-time
United States
Remote ✅
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Jan 16, 2023

About NetEase Games:

NetEase Games is one of the largest and most renowned game developers worldwide by size, revenue and game offerings. Over the years NetEase Games has focused on developing high quality content and providing the best experience for gamers around the world. The company has more than one hundred genre defining and innovative games in operation. Recent games include Naraka: Bladepoint, Knives Out, Onmyoji, Identity V, Diablo Immortal, Harry Potter: Magic Awakened, among many other acclaimed titles.

NetEase Games has also established in-depth partnerships with some of the world’s most creative game studios and developers. Notable partnerships include Mojang (Minecraft), Niantic (PokĂ©mon Go), BHVR (Dead by Daylight) in addition to many other world class studios. In the future, NetEase Games will continue to unleash the potential of creators and developers worldwide and create high-quality games and services that can be shared and loved by players on a global stage.

About This Role:

The Investment and Partnership Department is looking for a Strategy & Business Operations Manager to support and manage many different functions in the game development process for ongoing projects with our first-party studios. We are looking for a proactive and highly organized talent to help execute strategic plannings and build strong relationships with different teams and stakeholders to promote collaboration and communication.

The Investment and Partnership Department was founded in 2016, with a goal to unleash the potential of talented creators and developers from all over the world while incubating the company‘s first-party studios. The department has invested in and partners with some of the industry’s biggest names including Quantic Dream, Niantic, Bungie, Behaviour Interactive etc.

Responsibilities

  • Work with C-suite leadership and studio management to help build up the team and culture from scratch; understand and establish the complete game development plans, including financial and resources management.
  • Build and maintain relationships with developers and establish partnerships with external stakeholders in the video games industry.
  • Drive strategy planning initiatives with stakeholders across multiple functions in the organization to solve problems, balance priorities, and find creative solutions to achieve results.
  • Lead and contribute to cross-functional initiatives to improve the organizational structures, processes, and practices of the teams to ensure efficiency.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience in management consulting, corporate strategy, business operations, investment banking, venture capital.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to identify a complex web of relationships to solve problems and opportunities.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and proactive, self-starter attitude.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to support multiple projects.
  • Excellent organizational, project management, and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Working experience in the video game industry, and/or entertainment industry.
  • Passionate about video games.
  • Fluency in Mandarin is a plus but not required.

Location:

Remote or hybrid. Anywhere in the US or Canada.

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