**7135BR** **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. As the global leader in the food service industry, we have a legacy of innovation and hard work that continues to drive us. Today, we are growing with velocity and are focused on modernizing our experiences, not to make a different McDonald’s, but to build a better McDonald’s. We are moving fast and are adding to our best-in-class team. Joining McDonald's means thinking big every day and preparing for a career that can have impact around the world. We are customer obsessed, committed to being leaders, and believe we are better when we work together. Over the last couple years, we’ve launched home delivery, modernized our restaurant experience through digital enhancements and have so much more to come. We are dedicated to using our scale for good: good for people, our industry and the planet. From ambitious recycling initiatives and balanced sourcing efforts to our partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities, we are constantly improving. We see every single day as a chance to have a genuine impact on our customers, our people and our partners. Our new, state-of-the-art headquarters is located in the booming West Loop area in the heart of downtown Chicago. It's set up to be a global hub that cultivates innovation. Take a class at Hamburger University, sample future menu items in our Test Kitchen, and utilize the latest technology to communicate with your team around the globe! Our office helps us connect with each other like never before. Participate in monthly organized events, enjoy massive outdoor spaces, an 8000 square foot gym, and an onsite McDonald's serving international favorites. McDonald's is undergoing an operational-led turnaround, and the Business Integration team is at the center of this aggressive change for the U.S. business. The team actively supports the implementation of key strategic initiatives across the U.S. organization. Serving as "stewards of value," the team works closely with senior leadership to ensure initiatives are focused on delivering the greatest benefit for our customers. This role will develop framework and methodology to measure, rank and prioritize portfolio of projects and over $25M annual spend along with maximizing the value of the portfolio of investments by ensuring alignment with overall strategy and system capacity. Key accountabilities for the Business Integration team include: · Supporting the development of robust Charters and Roadmaps for all proposed strategic initiatives · Developing and maintaining a portfolio-level view of all strategic initiatives · Facilitating leadership discussions on strategic portfolio planning · Tracking initiative progress against defined timeline and achievements · Providing ongoing thought partnership and support to initiative owners · Handling regular exception-based reporting to leadership **Requisition Number:** 7135BR **Country:** United States **EOE Statement:** McDonald’s Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. **Job Type:** full-time **Minimum Requirements:** · 5+ years of experience within a large corporate environment or management consulting firm required · Proven ability to lead an organization and cross-functional teams · Diverse PM methodology experience (agile/waterfall) · Advanced MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint skills · Advanced change management experience · Advanced written and oral communication skills · PM certifications preferred **State:** Illinois **Responsibilities:** Leads the team responsible for program management of the strategic priorities for the US system. Serves as the Portfolio Manager for the US Strategic Initiative Pipeline. Key partners include US SLT, Initiative Owners, US Functional Leads, Field Leadership, Owner Operator Leadership and Suppliers. · Responsible for development scorecards and roadmaps for strategic initiatives, including key achievements, timelines, KPIs, sequencing, resource allocation, leadership touchpoints/approvals, risk mitigation and exception based reporting · Anticipates and independently addresses potential issues or opportunities with the initiative; calls out critical issues and recommendations directly to functional leadership and key partners · Finds opportunities for integration and strategic alignment of projects or programs handled across US to best use resources and efficiencies · Build high performing culture by allocating people resources, assigning work efforts while developing and holding accountable USBI team to deliver on initiative objectives; provide thought partnership and support to team and raise the talent bar via improved PMO acumen, standard methodology project management tools, methodologies and skill sets · Maintains alignment with GSET manager and processes as initiatives progress through the pipeline · Maintains partnership with field PMO and Technology Integration Directors to identify program testing and deployment chances to lead initiative expectations **Job Title:** Director of Strategic Initiative Management (PMO COE) **City:** Chicago McDonald's Corporation and McDonald's USA, LLC (the "Company") are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.