Head of Business Excellence

Job Description

SFS Commercial Finance Americas is searching for a Leader Business Excellence, which is a newly crafted position. You will work closely with the business leaders and teams to establish process documentation around our “as-is” processes; utilize LEAN and Agile methodologies; develop new processes and handle the solutions phase to implement improvements. You will develop a modern data analytics capability utilizing the SFS DataLake, Tableau, KNIME and other tools.

Are you up for the challenge?

Responsibilities are
  • Lead cross-functional teams sourced from across multiple subject areas to develop end-to-end process maps for current state.
  • Development of organizational change process to ensure that all detailed processes are kept current and relevant
  • Creation of future state processes focused on the elimination of waste and the emphasis of value. As our COF AM internal processes reach a level of control and stability, further process mapping will need to be completed to include the customer adjacent processes as well.
  • Establish a team of change agents both with direct and in-direct reporting lines to your role. Build a culture passionate about agile and change readiness.
  • Establishment of process dashboards highlighting KPI performance. Dashboards should be established at the business level as well as the process level
  • Partner closely with Operational Finance and PMO organization. Collaborate to develop overall approach to implementing change, drive projects to successful completion

Creation of business cases and ensuring business cases are achieved.

  • Driving an Agile approach to project management. Making recommendations on how best to achieve balanced results quickly. LEAN will be a key methodology.
Requirements include:
  • BA/BS in Business, Engineering, IT or similar
  • 10 years of proven experience in leading transformation agendas
  • Expertise in converting business requirements into IT specifications for development purposes and ensuring the result meets the true need – be the voice of the business and the process
  • Change oriented. Must have proven track record to motivate change across a diverse organization in a positive and motivating manner.
  • Experience leading large teams through influencing skills and creation of value
  • LEAN professional, AGILE experience
  • Ability to take sophisticated concepts and make them simple for broader understanding
  • Independent leader and self-starter.
  • Inspirational leader with the ability to influence and make difficult decisions
Bonus Points:
  • 15 years of proven experience in leading transformation agendas
  • Experience in Financial Service and/or Banking
  • Familiar with current programming technologies such as R Shiny, Python and tools such as PEGA and Mendix

Organization: Siemens Financial Services

Company: Siemens Financial Services, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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