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Transformation Project Manager

Company: LinkedIn
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionLinkedIn is the world's largest professional network, built to help members of all backgrounds and experiences achieve more in their careers. Our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Every day our members use our products to make connections, discover opportunities, build skills and gain insights. We believe amazing things happen when we work together in an environment where everyone feels a true sense of belonging, and that what matters most in a candidate is having the skills needed to succeed. It inspires us to invest in our talent and support career growth. Join us to challenge yourself with work that matters.Searching for your dream job? At LinkedIn, we strive to help our employees find passion and purpose. Join us in changing the way the world works.Like every LinkedIn employee you will be measured on leadership, leverage, and results:

  • Leadership - The ability to inspire others around you
  • Leverage - Do more with less/impact process that can scale with growth
  • Results - Be accountable for producing results above what is expectedJob DescriptionWe are seeking a smart, enthusiastic, and experienced Transformation Project Manager to join the Change & Transformation team within LinkedIn's Global Business Services (GBS) organization. This position will help mobilize, manage, and execute GBS strategic initiatives involving business process transformation, change management, portfolio management, and technical implementation throughout our operating environment. Due to the global focus of the role, there will be a requirement to be flexible with regional time zones. The successful candidate should be comfortable with interacting with senior management and should have experience in working on large-scale, cross-functional transformation projects.At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers both hybrid and remote work options, meaning you can work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what's best for you and when it is important for your team to be together, or this role can be performed remotely in most locations in the country of employment.Responsibilities:
    • Run projects and meet milestones on time and on budget
    • Manage project risks, issues, exceptions, and escalations
    • Independently plan and drive programs/projects of significant complexity
    • Organize overall project team and establish clear roles and responsibilities
    • Collaborate with internal & external stakeholders to create a detailed project plan
    • Identify and mitigate project risks and minimize potential roadblocks
    • Organize, facilitate, and document project meetings
    • Drive assigned team actions to resolution by working with action owners
    • Proactively identify dependencies & resolve issues between teams
    • Influence decision-making & problem-solving across projects and teams
    • Build and maintain relationships to increase collaboration and productivity
    • Establish communications cadence to ensure appropriate project governance
    • Serve as the point of contact and primary interface for all projects related issues
    • Provide status updates and reviews in line with agreed milestonesMonitor project risks and develops mitigation strategies to meet the project's goals and objectivesQualificationsBasic Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, or related discipline
      • 4+ years of experience in a multinational finance environment with demonstrable experience in leading cross-functional project initiatives and process improvementsPreferred Qualifications:
        • Six Sigma/PMP or similar certification
        • Familiarity with Change Management (Prosci ADKAR or similar) concepts
        • Familiarity with BPM best practices and/or BPMN standard
        • Experience with Coupa and/or Celonis implementations
        • Excellent understanding of business practices as they relate to a Shared Services environment
        • Good understanding of Finance, Tax, Accounting, HR, and Operations/Customer Service and their interdependencies
        • Ability to act operationally and ability to manage ambiguity, risk, and changing the direction of projects/strategies
        • Strong customer service orientation with the ability to influence and drive change in a global organization
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including experience in documenting business and functional requirements, and developing and delivering management-level presentations and proposals
        • Hands-on experience with project collaboration tools (e.g. SmartSheet, SharePoint, PPM)
        • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, and ProjectLinkedIn is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.The pay range for this role is $100,000 to $160,000. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.The total compensation package for this position may also include annual performance bonus, stock, benefits and/or other applicable incentive compensation plans. For more information, visit InformationEqual Opportunity StatementLinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: Please reference the following information for more information: Please reference the following information for more information: and for more information.LinkedIn is committed to offering an inclusive and accessible experience for all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. Our goal is to foster an inclusive and accessible workplace where everyone has the opportunity to be successful.If you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening, apply for a position, or participate in the interview process, connect with us at and describe the specific accommodation requested for a disability-related limitation.Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the application or hiring process that would enable you to fully participate in that process. Examples of reasonable accommodations include but are not limited to:
          • Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to you
          • Having interviews in an accessible location
          • Being accompanied by a service dog
          • Having a sign language interpreter present for the interviewA request for an accommodation will be responded to within three business days. However, non-disability related requests, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.LinkedIn will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by LinkedIn, or (c) consistent with LinkedIn's legal duty to furnish information.San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, LinkedIn will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Pay Transparency Policy Statement As a federal contractor, LinkedIn follows the Pay Transparency and non-discrimination provisions described at this link: Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates Please follow this link to access the document that provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants:

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