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General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Department: 03 - 09 - Treasury- Investor Relations- and Cash Management

Date Published: 13-Jan-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Kraft Heinz is a nimble & innovative organization consistently seeking both organic & inorganic growth for our long-term success. Within the inorganic M&A decisions- we have an internal team within our Transformation Office focused on the execution of those transactions to manage any appropriate separations or integrations. As a result- this Sr Manager role has been created to lead globally in more of these current & future efforts.

The Sr Manager- Integration & Separation Management role is responsible for working with the Head of M&A Execution to establish and monitor adherence to project management structures- processes and tools across the team. The role will work with the Program Lead to ensure management standards are upheld and clearly defined throughout the entire project life cycle.  The role will also support quality management activities and monitor timely delivery of all project deliverables.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Liase with buyer/ seller during sign to close and any possible TSA period to directly to answer questions and problem solve and manage related activities

• Manage the deal timeline and hold teams accountable for delivering milestones

• Manage the program one-time budget allocations.  Be the key person to manage- track and report project financials. Direct the functional team members on how to properly submit their function’s cost items to be properly tracked.

• Work with the Program Lead and Change Lead to develop meeting materials and lead sessions for leadership and for buyer / seller meetings

• Responsible for preparing project status reports- ensuring quality and accuracy of information and engaging with the stream leads to ensure timely submission of status reports

• Own program management tools (Action item tracker- Key decision matrix- work plan development- etc.)

• Collate status reports- facilitate tracking and reporting for critical project updates

• Maintain and facilitate the risks- issues and change control processes

• Maintain a process to approve and track acceptance of agreed project deliverables in line with agreed Statements of Work


• Bachelor Degree is required.

• Minimum 5 years of demonstrable Project Management and project discipline experience- including relevant methodologies and tools. Very strong financial management skills are required.

• Needs to be able to manage a budget- & exhibit a strong financial acumen; expertise in Excel is required- & experience in Visualization tools like Tableau is a plus

• Ability to anticipate potential challenges or risks and then propose and operationalize mitigations based on past experiences.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to interact with project team members across multiple disciplines as well as executives

• The ability to prioritize and juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time strongly desired- coupled with the ability to manage & handle confidential/sensitive information well

• Very strong detail orientation

• Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment with both local and remote teams.

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