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Transformation Delivery Lead

Company: Thomson Reuters
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

  • Do you love to help teams solve hard problems and deliver business value? Are you an exceptional listener and coach? Are you passionate about leading teams to embrace agile ways of working in service of our customers?

    Then Thomson Reuters Corporates Professionals is looking for you! The Transformation Delivery Lead role sits within our Business Integration team, who are primarily accountable for key Corporates priorities such as: a) delivering on Thomson Reuter's Change Program within Corporates, b) leading the Next Generation Retention initiative, and c) driving the new Upper Mid-Market program.

    As part of this wider team, the Transformation Delivery Lead role will be responsible for leading strategic initiatives that support our highest priority business initiatives. You will be accountable for end-to-end delivery of intended outcomes for these strategic initiatives. The work includes finding the right talent, with the right skills across the organization to work on these high-profile projects, structuring the project roadmap, facilitating cross-functional delivery of the work, and capturing impact delivered to our senior stakeholders. This team will embody relentless customer focus, cross-functional partnership to deliver innovative solutions, and rapid iteration to achieve results.

    About the Role:

    Your responsibilities will include building and leading cross-functional project teams to drive high priority business initiatives. You will enable business leaders to own critical changes by asking thoughtful questions, challenging assumptions and old practices, providing structure to the work and being a key thought partner.

    Specific job duties will include:
  • End to end delivery of project outcomes
  • Discovery/empathy work to fully understand current state problems, pain points and refine the scope for quarterly initiatives
  • Stand up project teams quickly and effectively
  • Lead cross-functional team ideation to propose recommended solutions
  • Facilitate feedback with leaders and key stakeholders to make decisions quickly
  • Partner with business leaders to define implementation plans and drive rapid execution of solution
  • Change management and communications planning
  • Sustainability planning and leadership coaching
  • Champion agility throughout TAP business
  • Critical Competencies for Success:
  • Relentless customer focus, working knowledge of how Thomson Reuters provides value for our customers
  • Deep problem-solving capabilities, able to identify the symptoms, root cause and human pain points of a business problem; then co-create with business partners to rapidly iterate towards the ideal solution
  • Ability to quickly build rapport with leaders at all levels and influence outcomes which are best for the business and our employees.
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and ask the questions no one else may be asking
  • Coaching skills including observation, feedback and reinforcement to empower others to do their best work
  • Advanced facilitation skills, including workshops, but also optimizing squad cadence and regular team interaction
  • Teamwork and collaboration; foster a positive, productive team culture
  • Can think both strategically and tactically
  • Bring high energy and passionate outlook to the job to influence those around you!
  • Persistence despite obstacles or setbacks
  • Flexibility in adjusting to new, different and rapidly changing business requirements and decisions
  • Conduct external best practices research and offer external perspective as part of problem-solving
  • Agility expertise, nice to have but not essential
  • About You:
  • Ability to think strategically, identify problems, build project roadmaps and motivate teams to execute
  • Bachelor's Degree required, 7+ years of experience in project management, agile coaching or business leadership roles
  • 10+ years Business domain and/or technical experience and/or process management
  • Ability to understand business needs/ requirements
  • Desired Skills:
  • Ability to quickly understand intended outcomes and craft a project plan to accomplish those goals.
  • Experience working with MS Planner and MS Teams to foster virtual collaboration.
  • Strong interpersonal skills which enable you to quickly build trust and credibility with leaders at various levels
  • What's in it For You?

    At Thomson Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth:
  • Our Culture: You will have the opportunity to work for a company that has a market dominant position for both content and technology and is passionate about giving back to the community
  • Learning & Development: You will be
  • joining a growing sales team that has the commitment of the company to prioritize organic growth and has made investments to expand the sales team capability
  • Benefits: Extraordinary benefits package
  • Social Impact: Global volunteer network, organized virtual volunteer events, 2 paid volunteer workdays a year, company matching for personal charitable giving and fundraising
  • Compensation: Base salary and a variable compensation that is directly related to your success
    Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we've been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world's most global news services - Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

    We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.


    As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

    We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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