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Business Transformation Manager

  • Location:
    Deerfield, Illinois
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  • Category:
    IT Management
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A Business Transformation Manager job in the Greater Chicago Area is available through Modis Technology. This is a 6-month+ consulting position and a great opportunity to meet the team to be considered for upcoming Contract to Hire opportunities.

As a Business Transformation Manager you'll be responsible for the successful transition and business adoption of various projects. You'll drive the successful transition by effectively preparing the company’s leaders, managers, employees, and partners for the change through deliberate and thoughtful engagement throughout the course of the project. You'll develop and execute an integrated and detailed transition, communication, training, organization and business readiness strategy that ensures impacted stakeholders are prepared for the changes to processes, policies and systems.

You'll keep people (both business and project) focused and energized by the project effort. You'll also work with Project Management, Geography, Business and Functional teams to align and coordinate efforts to drive change globally.

Supports cross-functional strategic initiatives and provides subject matter expertise and industry best practices related to business transformation, including but not limited to Strategy, Project Management, Lean Six Sigma, or other business outcomes. Facilitates the designs and assessment of work efforts to ensure alignment to business and customer objectives.

Leads a portfolio of Lean Six Sigma or Process Improvement projects using Lean Six Sigma methodoloies or Project Management. Responsible for leading change by coaching and engaging team members and stakeholders to deliver performance improvement using Lean Six Sigma or Project Management tools, methods and concepts.

• 5 years' broad business experience, preferably in the implementation of global business change initiatives.
• Strong level understanding of Transition/Change Management concepts, models and best practices.
• Previous experience in significant, large scale, global process and system implementations required (SAP experience preferred).
• Ability to collaborate and lead virtual teams is essential.
• Global perspective and international experience preferred.
• Ability to work effectively across a wide, global range of management and teams.
• A consulting background, with hands-on implementation experience of major process and technology systems changes, is a plus.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including highly refined public speaking skills to enable managing challenging public situations effectively.
• Experience presenting to and influencing senior leadership.
• Experience in large group facilitation of workshops and working sessions.
• High level of proficiency in using desktop tools for communication and analysis, including MS PowerPoint, Word and Excel.


• Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
• Experience driving resolution of project conflicts within a team.
• Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
• Experience persuading or convincing others to support an idea, agenda, or direction.
• Experience in effectively managing change.
• Experience with critical thinking to identify creative solutions.
• Completed at least 4 Continuous Improvement projects as a Black Belt including financial impact evaluation.
• Experience coaching at least 3 Green Belt projects from initiation to successful completion.
• Project experience aligned to one or more of the following industries: Retail, Healthcare, Insurance, Pharmacy.
• Project experience aligned to the following support functions: IT, Finance, HR, Purchasing; Merchandising.

• Experience collaborating cross-functionally in a matrix structure and influencing stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

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