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Business Transformation Consultant (Contract)

Cox Automotive
Milton, ON L9T
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*Primary Location: *8277 Lawson Rd, Milton, ON, CAN
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *214440
The purpose of the role is to support the Director of the International BTO (Business Transformation Office) to complete the set-up of International and Market BTOs and run daily operations highlighting areas of attention and intervention proposing solutions and making recommendations.








RESPONSIBILITIES:




* Complete set up of the International and Market BTOs

* Support the Director of the International BTO to define and embed the structure, decision rights, functions, services, and success KPI for the International and Market BTOs respectively

* Document, implement and embed processes and ways of working and ensure these are aligned to and support decision making and processes in line with the target operating model



Run the daily operations of the International BTO highlighting areas for attention and intervention proposing solutions and recommendations to the Director of the International BTO




* Ensure strategic alignment - develop and implement a process to ensure projects initiated by the International Board align with Cox Automotive Internationals goal and priorities and ensure the continued strategic alignment is reviewed regularly

* Consolidate reporting for International Board - collate and validate reporting of initiatives selected to be reported to the International Board, this includes assessing status updates from Market BTOs and challenging/questioning inconsistencies before a consolidated report/dashboard is submitted to the Board

* Manage interdependencies and resolve resource conflicts - between key initiative selected by the International Board and propose solutions to resource conflicts to Market BTOs if conflict arise and if this cannot be resolved escalate to the International Board for decision making with a recommended approach

* Define overall governance structure

* Define and develop the project assurance activities to be provided by BTO International

* Develop a change management framework for Cox Automotive International and leverage at the international and market BTO

* Build collaborative relationships with other business functions, such as Strategy and Finance, to ensure that BTO frameworks, processes and deliverables add maximum value and are fully aligned


Qualifications: REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:




* Experience of project, programme and portfolio management across in global organisations involving significant change

* Proven track record in setting up Enterprise wide portfolio management functions, obtaining buy-in from senior stakeholders

* Excellent stakeholder management skills effective in influencing senior stakeholders and brokering solutions if required

* Knowledge of best practice in portfolio management, governance, project assurance, transformation and operational excellence with ability to adjust according to business risk and need

* Strong command of all portfolio management disciplines

* Experience in Agile development mode and Scrum

* Strong experience in an environment that encourages teamwork and collaboration

* BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related discipline or equivalent experience

* MBA preferred

* 10 years of experience in the Automotive industry, including at least 5 years in management

* PMP certification

* Knowledge of the software development life cycle

* Ability to exercise good judgement and tact when addressing sensitive situations

* Excellent skills in interpersonal relations and communications, both verbally and written

* Strong analytical abilities and sense of synthesis

* Ability to influence, persuade and initiate change

* Ability to establish priorities and execute tasks in a fast-pace environment

* Portfolio Management Certification



Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-07-12
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