McDonald's Director, Digital Alignment in Chicago, Illinois

5954BR

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. We are a people business just as much as we are a restaurant business. We strive to be the most inclusive brand on the planet by building diverse teams who create delicious, feel good moments that are easy for everyone to enjoy.

tab-stops:225.85pt\">At McDonald's, we are dedicated to using our scale for good: good for people, our industry and the planet. We see every day as a chance to have a genuine impact on our customers, our people and our partners. We will continue to take on big, global initiatives while remaining great neighbors and supporters of our local communities.

tab-stops:225.85pt\">We are moving fast and are building a world class team to help us. This means that McDonald's is looking for innovators, leaders, sprinters who are focused on creating memorable experiences for our customers, employees and partners. Joining McDonald's means thinking big on a daily basis and preparing for a career that can have impact around the world.

As our Director - Digital Alignment, you will have significant opportunities to make an impact as a strategist, consultant, and key advisor to our Chief Digital Officer and the Senior Digital Leadership team. You will also work in close collaboration with met digital leaders, IT leaders, and Global and Marketing Marketing and Operations leaders.

Requisition Number:

5954BR

Country:

United States

Job Type:

full-time

Minimum Requirements:

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major-latin\">Impeccable managerial and interpersonal skills

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major-latin\">Proven track record of effectively interacting with senior

management

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departments

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major-latin\">Candidates for this role should have authoritative business acumen

and strong financial understanding.

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trusting relationships

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State:

Illinois

Responsibilities:

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text-autospace:none\">Manage the CDO Agenda/Time/Priorities:

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major-latin\">Act as key advisor to the CDO and the Sr Digital Leadership team. Assist

in effective decision making

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major-latin\">Support CDO with setting of priorities; balance of

time/effort between internal team, Segment leadership teams, functional

colleagues and external partners/agencies; follow up on key

commitments.

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major-latin\">Work closely with exec assistant on calendar and with CDO on

standing actions.

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and Team Alignment:

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major-latin\">Work closely with CDO to devise a communication strategy and

rhythm for key leadership messages and deliverables.

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major-latin\">Responsible for all key written deliverables for Digital updates

to other Sr Leaders and Committees.

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major-latin\">Define cadence and approach for meetings with direct reports and

for full team meetings.

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major-latin\">Support CDO with ad hoc commitments. Examples: world-wide

convention, presentations to SLT/others as required, information

gathering/analysis, team meetings.

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Execution of Strategic Initiatives

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major-latin\">Support CDO in driving the Global digital strategy and plan;

ensure implementation of relevant work streams coming out of strategy.

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major-latin\">Candidate should expect to lead one or two key project initiatives

while supporting other digital programs.

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major-latin\">Apply a financial rigor to all initiatitves and drives for

alignment to overall business goals.

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major-latin\">Provide innovative thought leadership to business units and

executive projects and initiatives.

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Digital Leadership Team

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major-latin\">Drive the appropriate cadence of meetings, orchestrate agenda

definition, lead meeting preparation and coordinate pre reads/agenda, ensure we

follow up on standing items, help CDO prioritize topics, keep Digital Leads

engaged with relevant communication and updates between meetings. Recommend and

organize external speakers/inspiration.

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major-latin\">Ensure all staff issues are addressed properly, efficiently and

keep track of progress until resolved with the utilization of a comprehensive

task tracker.

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Review Coordination

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major-latin\">Liaise with Digital leadership team to conduct a detailed review

on business results, technology portfolio, and budget review

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Job Title:

Director, Digital Alignment

City:

Chicago