Director, Integration Management Office (IMO)
Ferrara Pan Candy Co., Inc.

Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Retail

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Job Info

Job Location: Chicago

Chicago & 25% travel on average

Want to make an impact?

The Director, IMO will support the development, implementation, and sustainability of post-merger integration efforts and other transformation projects. The department works with senior executives across corporate functions to identify approaches and solutions, plan execution, and ensure effective implementation. Reporting to the Head of Organizational Design, the Director will have a unique opportunity to own and coordinate critical initiatives across a broad set of functions while collaborating with executive and senior leadership. The role requires comfort working independently while embracing ambiguity and problem solving as well as experience with engaging across all levels of the organization and a willingness to apply a hands-on approach to drive program-level success.

Ways you will make a difference

In this role, the Director, IMO will promote:

  • Empowerment by partnering with leaders and their teams to identify and implement the "best" solutions irrespective of the source
  • Agility by devoting resources and time against highest priority initiatives within a dynamic environment and deploying a "can-do", pragmatic solutions-oriented approach when faced with uncertainty
  • Collaboration by partnering with employees across a broad array of disciplines and levels to translate objectives into actionable plans to achieve organization success
  • Integrity by providing full independent assessment of business challenges and situational assessment

Skills that will make you successful

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to influence across an organization
  • Proven ability to "get stuff done" and excellent project management skills, including project structuring and managing multiple work streams independently
  • Business mindset, entrepreneurial and hands-on approach with sound decision making and understanding of materiality
  • Experience in managing relationships and negotiations with external parties
  • Ability to independently draft and present deliverables, recommendations, and communications strategies to leadership
  • Ability to function in fast, high-pressure environments
  • Intellectual curiosity

Experiences that will support your success

  • Proven leadership of mid to large post-merger integration projects in the U.S., outside the U.S. or both
  • Experience in cross-functional, complex program management including risk management, tracking, and reporting
  • Experience in planning and delivering integration, business transformation and change management programs
  • 10 years of overall business experience & 3-5+ years of professional experience in corporate development/M&A, PMO/IMO structures, business strategy, business planning, strategic development or similar verticals or comparable time in investment banking or consulting
  • Demonstrated track record of managing complex cross-functional projects
  • History of working effectively in a fast-paced environment while managing parallel work streams and priorities with multiple stakeholders
  • Consumer packaged goods experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree required and Master's degree preferred
  • Portuguese language fluency desired

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