The Director, Business Transformation will support the VP, BPM in providing services to the Commodities & Commercial Markets business units to facilitate the solution of high level business problems and lead business transformation efforts across the Segment.
Lead initiatives and process improvement efforts, combining extensive hands-on experience with change management and business process management tools and techniques for problem-solving with a strong drive for results.
In close collaboration with business leadership, use analysis and appropriate documentation of current business operations to identify and define opportunities that most closely support the business’ strategic goals and recommend areas of improvement.
Demonstrate financial acumen by building sound business cases that are understood by team members and supported by sponsors and executive leadership.
Provide expertise and advice to Segment, Business Unit, Departments and individual team members to accomplish the desired outcomes and be an active, visible coach to business leadership and executives sponsoring initiatives to ensure they are consistent with the overall strategy and operational goals.
Develop a working knowledge of CCM business lines and functions, and establish credibility with experts and business leaders in that area in a short period of time.
Drive completion of key deliverables and work with the sponsors to develop business cases, coordinate funding approvals, measure benefits, maintain project plans etc.
Act as an effective facilitator in discussions, meetings and workshop settings.
Create and manage measurement systems to track adoption, utilization and success of individual changes.
Perform training and development of staff around problem- solving tools and concepts
Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA preferred
5-10 years experience in business transformation, process improvement and/or change management roles
Lean/Six Sigma certification or equivalent experience with problem-solving methodologies; experience with both small and large scale business transformation, organizational transformation and process redesign
Business-savvy individual who can understand the business objectives and value of a project quickly and easily
Strong leader who can work effectively with senior business executives and cross functional teams
Financial acumen and ability to develop
compelling business cases – tie operating metrics to the financial metrics
Highly developed communication, facilitation and influencing skills, including ability to present effectively to senior executive audiences
Strong analytical mindset, able to tell compelling stories from data
Nimble, able to change direction quickly and efficiently to maximize impact to the organization
Statistical modeling skills a plus
Exposure to Agile/Scrum project management methodologies a plus
Experience with WorkOut methodology a plus
Design for Six Sigma (DMADV methodology)
Regular full-time employees of The McGraw-Hill Companies routinely receive the following benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, Flexible spending accounts with company contribution
401K with company matching, long-term and annual incentives, stock purchase program
Many work/life benefits such as low-cost emergency child- and elder-care, parental leave for birth or adoption, flexible work arrangements, volunteer opportunities, employee assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, and much more
About the Company
The Commodities & Commercial Markets segment of McGraw-Hill Financial provides industry-leading intelligence, benchmarks, analytics, and solutions that enable business professionals and other consumers to make better decisions. Its market-leading brands – Platts, J.D. Power and Associates, McGraw-Hill Construction, and Aviation Week – have a common focus: generating growth opportunities by integrating into customers' workflows and infrastructure.
The McGraw-Hill Companies is an equal opportunity employer. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. For special accommodation due to disability, please email webmaster -at- mcgraw-hill.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate individual.
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