Director, Digital Alignment

8 - 10 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/16/18
Chicago, IL
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/16/18

Job Description

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries and billions of customers served each year. We are a people business just as much as we are a restaurant business. We strive to be the most inclusive brand on the planet by building diverse teams who create delicious, feel good moments that are easy for everyone to enjoy.

At McDonald's, we are dedicated to using our scale for good: good for people, our industry and the planet. We see every day as a chance to have a genuine impact on our customers, our people and our partners. We will continue to take on big, global initiatives while remaining great neighbors and supporters of our local communities.

We are moving fast and are building a world class team to help us. This means that McDonald's is looking for innovators, leaders, sprinters who are focused on creating memorable experiences for our customers, employees and partners. Joining McDonald's means thinking big on a daily basis and preparing for a career that can have impact around the world.
As our Director - Digital Alignment, you will have significant opportunities to make an impact as a strategist, consultant, and key advisor to our Chief Digital Officer and the Senior Digital Leadership team. You will also work in close collaboration with met digital leaders, IT leaders, and Global and Marketing Marketing and Operations leaders.

Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


Manage the CDO Agenda/Time/Priorities:

Act as key advisor to the CDO and the Sr Digital Leadership team. Assist
in effective decision making

Support CDO with setting of priorities; balance of
time/effort between internal team, Segment leadership teams, functional
colleagues and external partners/agencies; follow up on key
commitments.

Work closely with exec assistant on calendar and with CDO on
standing actions.

Drive Internal Communications
and Team Alignment:

Work closely with CDO to devise a communication strategy and
rhythm for key leadership messages and deliverables.

Responsible for all key written deliverables for Digital updates
to other Sr Leaders and Committees.

Define cadence and approach for meetings with direct reports and
for full team meetings.

Support CDO with ad hoc commitments. Examples: world-wide
convention, presentations to SLT/others as required, information
gathering/analysis, team meetings.

Coordinate
Execution of Strategic Initiatives

Support CDO in driving the Global digital strategy and plan;
ensure implementation of relevant work streams coming out of strategy.


Candidate should expect to lead one or two key project initiatives
while supporting other digital programs.

Apply a financial rigor to all initiatitves and drives for
alignment to overall business goals.

Provide innovative thought leadership to business units and
executive projects and initiatives.

Support
Digital Leadership Team

Drive the appropriate cadence of meetings, orchestrate agenda
definition, lead meeting preparation and coordinate pre reads/agenda, ensure we
follow up on standing items, help CDO prioritize topics, keep Digital Leads
engaged with relevant communication and updates between meetings. Recommend and
organize external speakers/inspiration.

Ensure all staff issues are addressed properly, efficiently and
keep track of progress until resolved with the utilization of a comprehensive
task tracker.

Manage the Business
Review Coordination

Coordinate monthly business reviews for Digital

Liaise with Digital leadership team to conduct a detailed review
on business results, technology portfolio, and budget review

Candidates for this role should have authoritative business acumen
and strong financial understanding.

Minimum Requirements

REQUIREMENTS (SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES):

Master’s Degree in Business Administration or related field

Prior management consulting or agency experience

7+ years’ executive level experience

Impeccable managerial and interpersonal skills

Proven track record of effectively interacting with senior
management

Ability to work strategically and collaboratively across
departments

Effective, versatile and action-oriented

Excellent communication skills

Candidates for this role should have authoritative business acumen
and strong financial understanding.

Detail-oriented organizational and process management skills

Emotional intelligence and ability to establish strong and
trusting relationships

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