Manager, Change & Transformation (Corporate Strategy)

Chicago, Illinois

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You're not the person who will settle for just any role. Neither are we. Because we're out to create Better Care for a Better World, and that takes a certain kind of person and teams who care about making a difference. Here, you'll bring your professional expertise, talent, and drive to building and managing our portfolio of iconic, ground-breaking brands. In this role, you'll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU.

Kimberly-Clark's global Corporate Strategy team has played a key role in solving the company's largest and most pressing strategic issues for the past 10+ years. The group's purpose is to lead development and implementation of enterprise-wide strategy and develop strategic recommendations on issues at the highest level of the organization, while serving as a talent pipeline for the company.

Scope/Organizational Relationships:

The Transformation Manager will report to the Senior Director or Director of Corporate Strategy within the Strategy Office. Work is strongly influenced by the CEO and other C-level executives, global functional and strategic leaders, and business P&L owners. The Transformation Manager is expected to be an individual contributor and may manage projects and resources depending on project scope. While there are not dedicated direct reports associated with this role, the Strategy Manager may manage Corporate Strategy and other K-C team members on various projects depending on project scope.

In this role, you will:

  • Work closely with the Corporate Strategy Sr. Directors, Directors, CSO and other strategy team members in the execution of projects associated with the CEO's value creation agenda.
  • Partner with business unit teams (regions) and functions to execute strategies at a regional, functional, category, brand and /or country level that drive shareholder value with clear plans for embedding and scaling strategic initiatives.
  • Collaborate with project teams to deliver against objectives, in partnership with Corporate Strategy colleagues, business teams, and external partners
  • Leverage broad set of resources to bring objective, externally driven perspectives, options, or recommendations to business partners
  • Independently lead specific workstreams within projects and/or manage transformation Missions
  • Drive value for the team through advising on work product, synthesizing recommendations and supporting the management of change within the projects and broader organization
  • Support team ideation with outside-in perspective, identifying and problem solving risks leveraging agile and strategic tools to ensure Mission success

The successful candidate will join the Enterprise Corporate Strategy team and report to Senior Director, Corporate Strategy (Transformation).

About Us

At Kimberly-Clark, you'll be part of the best teams committed to driving innovation and growth. We're founded on 150 years of market leadership, and we're always looking for new and better ways to perform-so what can you do with that? There's no time like the present to make an impact at Kimberly-Clark. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark.

Led by Purpose. Driven by You

Location: Role can be based out of either Dallas, TX; Roswell, GA; Neenah, WI; or Chicago, IL

About You

You're driven to perform at the highest level possible, and you appreciate a performance culture fueled by authentic caring. You want to be part of a company actively dedicated to sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development.

To succeed in this role, you will need the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 8+ years professional experience with demonstrated success in roles of increasing responsibility / complexity
  • Strong commercial acumen as evidenced by track record of delivering results in commercial-oriented positions (3-5 years of proven functional experience in Sales or Marketing in FMCG /CPG companies will be an added advantage)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Agile/SCRUM qualifications and/or experience

Desired Skills:

  • Written and Verbal Communication: Strong communication and presentation skills, including strong PowerPoint / deck-writing experience; capable of catering a message appropriately for a given audience
  • Structured Problem Solving: Brings structure and creativity to ambiguous problems
  • Business Acumen: An awareness of what drives profitability and cash flow, a market-focused approach to the business, and an overall knowledge of business and functional interrelationships
  • Initiative and Motivation: Highly motivated self-starter who is performance driven
  • Project and change management skills: ability to manage multiple work-streams; track-record of successful implementation of projects - from concept to execution.

Total Benefits

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Hybrid Work Arrangements: You're looking to make a difference. When and where it works best for you. And at Kimberly Clark, we're constantly exploring new ideas on how, when, and where we can best achieve results. When you join our team, you'll experience Flex That Works, flexible work (hybrid) arrangements that empower you to have purposeful time in the office and partner with your leader to make flexibility work for both you and the business.

Veterans and members of the Reserve and Guard are highly encouraged to apply.

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role are available upon request. You may contact 866-444-4516 or for assistance. You must include the six digit Job # with your request.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role's country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.

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