Sr Consultant - Business Optimization

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

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Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Sr Consultant - Business Optimization

Sr Consultant - Business Optimization

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

TRAVEL: up to 20%

POSITION SUMMARY:
The End to End (E2E) business optimization team are the experts in leading the organization through E2E Value Chain Optimization, E2E business process improvement, and E2E Thinker curriculum all to help drive out waste and add value to meet consumer needs while improving bottom or top line. This team’s role goes beyond being the hands-on practitioners and coaches, they are a Center of Excellence that will help build this capability, mindset and approach into roles embedded through the Organization. This role will develop, support and build capability in the E2E Improvement methodology, in either the entire Value Chain or for the cross functional Business Process, and build capability within the organization aligned with the Ways of Leading: E2E Thinker. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in project management, process improvement, and cross-functional leadership.

A summary of the role is:
- Being a Business Partner to the leadership team of the Division or BU along the journey of the E2E Thinking, Value Chain Optimization, or Business process improvement
- Establishing the correct approach and application of methodology to maximize quality of the output and the results.
- Work along the three phases of Discover, Ideate and Execute in terms of driving a permanent and solid improvement.
- Building capability and knowledge in the greater organization around the WHY, WHAT and HOW of E2E Thinking, Value chain Optimization, and E2E Business process improvement.

This role will ensure the execution of the value chain programs, deliver key projects, and build the necessary capability within the organization for autonomy without compromising quality. Additionally, it will foster a learning culture, inspire transformational improvement, promote objectivity and credibility, and build a network of leaders who champion End-to-End thinking through mentoring and training.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Developing and continually evolving improvement methodology to support the needs of the businesses.
- Facilitating or shadow coaching the facilitation of key events and moments along the journey
- Hands on involvement in certain key projects at a Zone level.
- Ensuring Leadership is set for success through the role they have in driving E2E transformation as well as their routines and engagement activities.
- Coaching Leadership teams on what drives success for E2E Thinker Way of Leading.
- Establishing a network for the people supporting the methodology within their areas, to share and align and learn.
- Developing employees within the organization on core E2E Thinker principles
- Maintain a ‘library’ and documentation center to support the methodology and practices, inclusive of a playbook and set of examples / best practices that can be used to direct, onboard, and develop our people.

Role’s Deliverables
- Solid and proven methodology that delivers the optimum results.
- Capability building across the Organization to allow for the acceleration of the E2E business improvement and ways of working.
- A shift in the Mindset for those on the journey to establish an E2E culture.


REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
- Bachelor's degree in business related field, marketing or sales degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum of 10 years of experience in project management, preferably in a cross-functional or end-to-end role.
- Proven history of successfully delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
- Experienced in continuous improvement methodology and leading teams through business process optimization.
- Previous experience with internal management consultant or general management with strong operational or commercial knowledge preferred.
- Familiar with End to End (E2E) or cross value stream improvement of cost driven initiatives with experience in driving connectivity, across numerous functional areas.
- Developing and documenting approaches, models or methodology
- Experience facilitating large teams through complex situations.
- Experience in organizational capability building.
- Extensive experience in stakeholder management especially senior levels, needed to manage agendas and inputs from leaders and cross functional SMEs.
- Experience benchmarking industry trends and best practices of continuous improvement methodology and developing E2E mindset culture and leveraging this knowledge to drive competitive advantage.

SKILLS:
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on data-driven decision making.
- A strong Continuous Improvement Mindset that has delivered measurable/tangible results.
- Ability to articulate and work from principle-based concepts down to tangible / clear descriptions.
- Aptitude and confidence to be able to connect, communicate and drive action at all levels, especially with senior leaders, demonstrating strong Stakeholder and change management skills.
- Ability to see and articulate simplicity from apparent complexity, bringing insights around improvement opportunities.
- Strong business acumen and strategic thinking abilities.
- Advanced facilitation skills
- Understand business financial metrics with deep insight to connect the dots.
- Ability to identify project opportunity, develop the plan and execute the project.
- Able to cope and navigate through Ambiguity, focusing on goals, purpose and principles.

REQUISITION ID:

281335

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

TRAVEL: up to 20%

POSITION SUMMARY:
The End to End (E2E) business optimization team are the experts in leading the organization through E2E Value Chain Optimization, E2E business process improvement, and E2E Thinker curriculum all to help drive out waste and add value to meet consumer needs while improving bottom or top line. This team’s role goes beyond being the hands-on practitioners and coaches, they are a Center of Excellence that will help build this capability, mindset and approach into roles embedded through the Organization. This role will develop, support and build capability in the E2E Improvement methodology, in either the entire Value Chain or for the cross functional Business Process, and build capability within the organization aligned with the Ways of Leading: E2E Thinker. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in project management, process improvement, and cross-functional leadership.

A summary of the role is:
- Being a Business Partner to the leadership team of the Division or BU along the journey of the E2E Thinking, Value Chain Optimization, or Business process improvement
- Establishing the correct approach and application of methodology to maximize quality of the output and the results.
- Work along the three phases of Discover, Ideate and Execute in terms of driving a permanent and solid improvement.
- Building capability and knowledge in the greater organization around the WHY, WHAT and HOW of E2E Thinking, Value chain Optimization, and E2E Business process improvement.

This role will ensure the execution of the value chain programs, deliver key projects, and build the necessary capability within the organization for autonomy without compromising quality. Additionally, it will foster a learning culture, inspire transformational improvement, promote objectivity and credibility, and build a network of leaders who champion End-to-End thinking through mentoring and training.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Developing and continually evolving improvement methodology to support the needs of the businesses.
- Facilitating or shadow coaching the facilitation of key events and moments along the journey
- Hands on involvement in certain key projects at a Zone level.
- Ensuring Leadership is set for success through the role they have in driving E2E transformation as well as their routines and engagement activities.
- Coaching Leadership teams on what drives success for E2E Thinker Way of Leading.
- Establishing a network for the people supporting the methodology within their areas, to share and align and learn.
- Developing employees within the organization on core E2E Thinker principles
- Maintain a ‘library’ and documentation center to support the methodology and practices, inclusive of a playbook and set of examples / best practices that can be used to direct, onboard, and develop our people.

Role’s Deliverables
- Solid and proven methodology that delivers the optimum results.
- Capability building across the Organization to allow for the acceleration of the E2E business improvement and ways of working.
- A shift in the Mindset for those on the journey to establish an E2E culture.


REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
- Bachelor's degree in business related field, marketing or sales degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum of 10 years of experience in project management, preferably in a cross-functional or end-to-end role.
- Proven history of successfully delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
- Experienced in continuous improvement methodology and leading teams through business process optimization.
- Previous experience with internal management consultant or general management with strong operational or commercial knowledge preferred.
- Familiar with End to End (E2E) or cross value stream improvement of cost driven initiatives with experience in driving connectivity, across numerous functional areas.
- Developing and documenting approaches, models or methodology
- Experience facilitating large teams through complex situations.
- Experience in organizational capability building.
- Extensive experience in stakeholder management especially senior levels, needed to manage agendas and inputs from leaders and cross functional SMEs.
- Experience benchmarking industry trends and best practices of continuous improvement methodology and developing E2E mindset culture and leveraging this knowledge to drive competitive advantage.

SKILLS:
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on data-driven decision making.
- A strong Continuous Improvement Mindset that has delivered measurable/tangible results.
- Ability to articulate and work from principle-based concepts down to tangible / clear descriptions.
- Aptitude and confidence to be able to connect, communicate and drive action at all levels, especially with senior leaders, demonstrating strong Stakeholder and change management skills.
- Ability to see and articulate simplicity from apparent complexity, bringing insights around improvement opportunities.
- Strong business acumen and strategic thinking abilities.
- Advanced facilitation skills
- Understand business financial metrics with deep insight to connect the dots.
- Ability to identify project opportunity, develop the plan and execute the project.
- Able to cope and navigate through Ambiguity, focusing on goals, purpose and principles.

REQUISITION ID:

281335

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

Arlington, VA, US, 22209

Arlington, VA, US, 22209

Solon, OH, US, 44139
Solon, OH, US, 44139


Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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