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Senior Manager, Transformation / Continuous Improvement

Company: HARMAN
Location: Novi
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

The Senior Manager, Transformation is responsible for providing Leadership to the assigned, high critical/ high complex workstreams by utilizing the Business Transformation or Performance Improvement practices. The role requires partnering with the Line leaders / Functional leaders to achieve transformative performance by driving improvement strategies and pushing those actions to resultsThis role may involve leading or supporting key strategic initiatives as Program/ Project Manager - Shape aspirations, develop initiatives, and lead end-to-end execution to deliver superior results for the division.In this role, we are looking for a natural talent with a flair for structured business problem solving, and continuous improvement with a strong financial acumen who can effectively partner with a broad range of stakeholders to drive performance, mindset, and behaviors.This role will report to the Automotive Performance Office Leader. As one of the senior members of the Performance Office, you will enjoy a tremendous learning opportunity in a highly competitive environment providing an excellent platform for advancing career growth.What You Will DoChampion, Implement the Performance management rigor within assigned function or businessWork collaboratively with the functions / Business / External consultants to design, execute and lead teams through organizational change to drive short, medium, and long-term valueLead in-depth review with a focus on identifying full potential, target setting, action/measure tracking, and gap closure to benchmark.Coach Initiative owners in developing rigorous and locked-down business cases, project milestones & timelines.Ensure initiatives drive implementation and guide each to fast and pragmatic execution.Infuse a sense of urgency and Establish where to focus (Initiatives, deep dives)Hold the team accountable for the results - Bring Clarity, Transparency, and Insights to drive effective decision-making and course correction.Act as a sparring partner for the peer leaders to increase speed to impact by challenging the status quo, breaking down functional silos, relentless prioritization, and faster executionSupport change management efforts to drive high-performance culture and coach team members on transformation behaviors and mindset changeEnsures connectivity across the workstream to leverage best practices and Knowledge sharingWhat You NeedUndergraduate degree in Finance, Engineering or other business management discipline.8+ years of experience in any of the areas - Business Consulting, Restructuring/ Turnaround, M&A Integration, or Business Project managementExperience managing and leading large-scale improvement efforts to completionStrong analytic skills - structured thinker, Problem solverImpactful communication skills, both written and verbal, with an ability to articulate messages to a variety of audiencesWhat is Nice to HaveMBA preferredCertification of Lean Six Sigma or any Improvement methodology would be added advantageWhat Makes You EligibleBe willing to travel up to 10%, of domestic and international travelBe willing to work in an office (hybrid)Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employmentWhat We Offer Flexible work environment, allowing for full-time remote work globally for positions that can be performed outside a HARMAN or customer locationAccess to employee discounts on world-class Harman and Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.)Extensive training opportunities through our own HARMAN UniversityCompetitive wellness benefitsTuition ReimbursementAccess to HARMAN Campus Fitness Center and CafeteriaAn inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development#LI-BG1 #LI-Hybrid #LI-RemotePDN-971a23b6-691a-43ad-ac4d-f7d50446a41c

Keywords: HARMAN, Novi , Senior Manager, Transformation / Continuous Improvement, Executive , Novi, Michigan

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