Sr. Manager of Business Innovation
In Newport Beach, California 92660
Workway is a professional staffing firm, working with organizations across the country to place exceptional candidates. We are looking for a Sr. Manager of Business Innovation responsible for cross functional projects that require independent problem solvers that have the ability to lead cross functional teams to find solutions for corporate-wide problems.
Your specific duties will include:
- Primary focus is to lead and manage enterprise-wide initiatives (i.e., corporate MBODs) with cross-functional teams from project initiation to solution stages. Provide leadership role in helping Divisions solve major process issues and help them to achieve their annual objectives including MBODs. Manage team and output thru define, measure, analyze and solution development phases. Oversee / guide implementation of recommended innovative solutions to improve processes, reduce cost, and improve productivity and quality. Prepare and present presentation material to Senior Management. Lead new project in-take scoring, decision making and communication process.
- Lead, mentor and develop Business Innovation staff members. Build a culture dedicated to operational excellence and continuous improvement across the organization. Ensure team resources are used effectively and providing maximum value to the organization. Work closely with Business Innovation Director to identify areas of opportunity, communicate project status, successes and manage team.
Specific qualifications for the position include:
- Bachelor’s degree required; MBA a plus.
- 8+ years of combined experience in process improvement, business innovation / consulting and in leading large teams to deliver innovative solutions to improve business capabilities
- Experience with leading Lean Action Work-out sessions to identify root causes of business and process issues; value stream analysis, 5 Why’s analysis, Kaizen events, etc.
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