Rockwell Automation is a global technology leader focused on helping the world's manufacturers be more productive, sustainable, and agile. With more than 28,000 employees who make the world better every day, we know we have something special. Behind our customers – amazing companies that help feed the world, provide life-saving medicine on a global scale, and focus on clean water and green mobility – our people are energized problem solvers that take pride in how the work we do changes the world for the better.
We welcome all makers, forward thinkers, and problem solvers who are looking for a place to do their best work. And if that's you we would love to have you join us!
The Strategic Planning Operations (SPO) Leader is a critical and trusted leadership role as the strategic right-hand person to the VP, Data, Analytic & Insights and Digital Innovation. This Director will help drive strategic business planning, lead data governance and integration strategy, drive change management throughout the organization, execute enterprise-wide technology modernization initiatives while building and maintaining key relationships across the organization.
You will work closely with the VP Data, Analytics & Insights and Digital Innovation in the following ways:
Serve as a trusted advisor and brainstorming partner.
Help lead and initiate change throughout the organization.
Help strategic ideas take root and provide early facilitation until a more formal project is established.
Think strategically while providing tactical support to implement ideas.
Proactively address pressing business issues that need immediate attention.
Provide independent, informed, unbiased insight including on the ground feedback.
Measure outcomes and drive accountability across the organization.
Collaborate with business partners and customers towards defined objectives.
Data Assets/Data Platforms/Integrations – building out scalable data platforms to bring data faster and more accessible to the business by creating data assets/products and providing robust integrations connecting our core systems.
Proactively escalate and resolve potential issues by calling them to the attention of the department head and identifying potential solutions.
Implement the appropriate tools and measurement systems to drive the adoption of technology strategy.
Work with leadership to deliver, monitor and communicate progress on Digital Transformation and metrics aligned with the Technology strategy.
Drive a cohesive approach aligning to Change Management activities including communications planning, training, and stakeholder management.
Build connections across all leadership of the organization.
Partner with the leadership team to define, prepare and communicate Technology organization plans, including quarterly, annual, and 3-year strategy, staffing, and development plans.
Support the VP in the preparation of board, executive committee, and presentations.
Collaborate and work with the innovation and digital portfolio team including the Results Delivery Office (RDO) around the portfolio of projects by owning the in-take and updates around the VP's projects.
Significantly improve overall department business acumen, operation, and project performance metrics.
Leverage dashboards and KPIs to foster transparency and communicate progress and performance.
Develop data-driven strategies for overcoming problems, enhancing performance, optimizing processes, increasing customer satisfaction, and driving innovation.
Communicate business goals so that team members can determine how analytics can help them achieve those goals.
Provide analytics leadership and expertise utilizing data management, technology, and modeling to address business needs.
Ensure that the company's data is clean, accurate, current, and reliable, deploy automation tools to obtain and process data from different sources.
Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, tools, techniques in data analytics.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent relevant experience.
Legal authorization to work in the US is required; we will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Typically requires a minimum of 12+ years of relevant experience.
Deep domain knowledge of cloud platforms such as AWS/Azure/GCP for data storage/computation.
Proven track record of successfully applying advanced analytical methods such as machine learning/artificial intelligence/natural language processing/etc. to solve business problems.
Experience in working with large-scale/big data/distributed systems such as Hadoop/Kafka/etc.
Understanding of data analytics and digital technology
Strong business acumen/problem-solving skills/critical thinking skills
Broad business experience driving execution and adoption of key strategic programs across large teams.
Ability to work in a flexible manner in line with the organization's objectives and willingness to undertake other duties as reasonably requested.
Experience with navigating and driving transformation in a large, complex environment.
Hands on operations experience
Experience developing dashboards demonstrating performance and progress to be presented to Senior Leaders
Project management skills and experience.
Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.
Ability to motivate and influence leaders and teams without direct authority.
Financial acumen and ability to make data driven decisions.
Trusted professional with the ability to lead strong personalities and drive open items to effective resolution.
Ability to think and act creatively, championing and promoting new ideas that contribute to the goals of the organization and the department.
Dedicated professional who leads through ambiguity and independently runs projects with minimal direction.
Excellent interpersonal skills and executive presence.
Force for change who is open to new insights, accepts challenges and leads with positive energy.
The Base Salary Compensation range for this role is $167,440 – $209,300 with annual target bonus of 20% of base salary, with opportunity for equity and stock grants. Our company benefits for the US can be found here at 0622.1078-Rockwell-2023-New-Hire-Guide-ER1.pdf. Actual pay will be based on factors such as skills, knowledge, education, and experience.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7247.