McDonald's - Corporate

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Senior Manager, Project Management Office

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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 seeking Enterprise PMO Manager who will be fully dedicated to our transformation across the Consumer, Restaurant and Company strategic platforms. This position will support a cross-functional leadership team and Transformation Management Office (TMO) in managing the enterprise transformation portfolio and strategic roadmap to deliver on our internal and external commitments tied to growth, efficiency, employee experience, digital, restaurant operations and technology. This individual will support the design and uphold cross-program governance standards and processes, driving integration across programs and market teams, introducing and endorsing standard processes, and implementing appropriate tools to support the long-term transformation management.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Strategic Vision & Alignment: Support enterprise transformation to ensure alignment and delivery of the Accelerating the Arches vision across the three strategic advantages - Consumer, Restaurant, Company. Collaborate with Enterprise PMO and global program teams to seamlessly integrate across programs such as GBS, Edge, Digital, Innovation / Missions, Enterprise Data, Analytics & AI, etc.
  • PMO Activation: Support the design and activation of new PMO structure under the Transformation Office, embedding leading class governance, processes and tools. Support the evolution of the Enterprise PMO team, scaling throughout the multi-year transformation journey, enabling a culture that values collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  • Portfolio Management: Drive visibility, integration and execution of transformation portfolio. Partner with the Value Realization Office to articulate the value proposition, align on critical metrics, assess performance against the business case, shape investment profile and secure funding as needed. Partner with Change Management & Comms teams to foster consensus across the organization and optimally communicate progress and key changes throughout the transformation.
  • Roadmap & Market Management: Support management and integration of enterprise and market roadmaps and ongoing change control to ensure limited deviation from plans and business cases. Execute robust processes for monitoring and tracking integrated roadmap progress, ensuring timely achievement of milestones. Facilitate horizontal coordination among program teams to promote a shared understanding of interdependencies. Continuously evaluate and refine the roadmap, adapting plans to accommodate changing priorities, resources, or external factors.
  • Bachelors degree in Business, Communications, HR, Data & Analytics, IT, or related field
  • 5-10+ years experience with demonstrable experience in project management of large scale, global, multi-year transformations
  • Experience working across multiple segments or markets within McDonalds is preferred
  • Project Mgmt. Professional (PMP) Certified
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.

McDonalds provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, protected military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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