McDonald's - Corporate

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Director, Business Core Team Lead

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Job Description

Company Description:

McDonalds is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries that serve 70 million customers daily. We continue to operate from a position of strength. Our updated growth strategy is focused on staying ahead of what our customers want and realizing further growth potential. Our relentless ambition is why McDonalds remains one of the worlds leading corporations after almost 70 years. Joining McDonald's means thinking big and preparing for a career that can have influence around the world.

At McDonalds, we see every day as a chance to create positive impact. We lead through our values centered on inclusivity, service, integrity, community and family. From support of Ronald McDonald House Charities to our Youth Opportunity project and sustainability initiatives, our values keep us dedicated to using our scale for good: good for our customers, people, industry and planet. We also offer a broad range of outstanding benefits including a sabbatical program, tuition assistance and flexible work arrangements.

We are enjoying the flexibility of a hybrid work model, in which employees spend part of their week connecting with co-workers in our state-of-the-art headquarters. Located in the booming West Loop of downtown Chicago, it's set up to be a global hub that cultivates collaboration:

  • Take a class at Hamburger University
  • Sample future items in our Test Kitchen
  • Utilize the latest technology to connect with your team around the globe

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our crew members, staff, operators, and suppliers. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone.

Job Description:

McDonalds is on an exciting journey to transform our enterprise data, analytics, and AI function and turn our data into a winning advantage for the system. We are seeking Business Core Team Leader to play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between our business stakeholders and the data, analytics, and AI teams. You will serve as the primary liaison, representing the voice of the business within our data, analytics, and AI transformation ensuring our future state organization design aligns with strategic business objectives. This individual will leverage strong leadership, strategic thinking, and communication skills to drive alignment across our markets and functions and act as an SME across transformation workstreams.


  • Provide expertise and serve as the voice of business across the DAA program to ensure the needs of markets and functions are recognized throughout each step of the process.
  • Collaborate with functional and market stakeholders across the business to understand needs and opportunities for implementing new capabilities and ways of working.
  • Work closely with the DAA transformation program team to help shape process and governance strategy, organization design, and wave deployment planning.
  • Lead market enablement planning activities and engage with market stakeholders to understand current processes and plan the implementation of new DAA capabilities.
  • Utilize knowledge of McD processes, systems, and practices to advise and shape the future enterprise DAA Business Hub and Spokes.
  • Lead and manage the DAA business core team to drive business alignment and market enablement activities.
  • Influence the definition of the functional strategy of a corporate function and execute the strategy to drive the operational direction of a sub-function.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, IT, or a related discipline is required; a Master's degree is preferred.
  • 10+ years of business experience in data and analytics, business intelligence, data management, or related fields.
  • 5+ years in a management role with demonstrated experience leading and shaping transformation initiatives by understanding functional and market/geographical area needs.
  • Strong understanding of business processes, operations, and strategic planning.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a track record of driving business impact through data-driven initiatives.
  • Experience working in cross-functional, global teams and managing complex projects or programs.
Additional Information:

McDonalds is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our workforce. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone. McDonalds provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as part of the application or hiring process or to perform the essential functions of their job. If you need assistance accessing or reading this job posting or otherwise feel you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

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Nothing in this job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.