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Senior Director, Transformation

Scientific Games

This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted May 1, 2021.

At Scientific Games, we are committed to making the best games, platforms and systems in the world.

We are looking for smart, passionate and creative people to join our team and help us transform the gaming world.

We are a global, industry-leading gaming technology company that embraces challenge, fosters an inclusive culture, values integrity, innovation and winning, and is committed to developing and supporting its people.

Whether you are a member of our award winning game studios, our industry leading systems group, product management, manufacturing group, services or any of our other amazing Gaming teams, you will be creating compelling games played around the world.

We are dedicated to being the industry’s only COMPLETE global solutions provider with products that will enhance the entire gaming operation, both on the casino floor and behind the scenes.

If you are ready to play…Come join us and let’s make games!

Position Summary

The Senior Director of Transformation is responsible for navigating up, down and across the Organization to help deliver amazing results tied to projects related to improving our culture and establishing processes to aid in our growth and success.

This role with be instrumental in ensuring our senior leadership team has a holistic view of the Organization and the impact and challenges associated with the projects they are facilitating and decisions they are making.

Essential Job Functions:

The Senior Director of Change Management is responsible for leading cross functional, multi-unit, project teams. 

Responsibilities include:

Acting as an advisor, confidant, and sparring partner for the senior leadership team related to critical transformation projects

Developing and managing to industry standard project management procedures that govern our project activities

Maintaining the appropriate balance of scope, quality, schedule and cost across programs and projects

Creates and manages key, cross functional relationships on behalf of the senior leadership team as needed to execute objectives

Developing and maintaining overall program and project implementation plans

Monitoring program financials to ensure that work is progressing according to budget

Communicating an objective assessment of project status on a weekly basis, using metrics when available

Documenting and managing Risks, Actions/Issues and Decisions within the projects and initiating any required follow-up activities

Ensuring sign-off from stakeholders on key milestones

Identifying areas where project team is blocked, facilitating targeted problem solving and next steps for the team to proceed

Ensuring that team resources are being deployed as efficiently as possible by following consistent processes that allow us to minimize rework

Clarifying priorities to ensure that work is completed in the appropriate sequence

Acting as a central point of contact and managing components of the Gaming Management System including quarterly business reviews

Education:

Required: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Math, Science or Business or equivalent experience in related field

Preferred: Masters degree in Engineering, Math, Science or Business

Required Experience:

7-10+ years of project manager, business development, corporate strategy and/or executive management in a fast paced, innovation driven environment

Experience leading project teams in a matrix organization

Experience driving initiatives tied to cultural change

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Ability to work independently with limited guidance 

High degree of energy, enthusiasm, and passion to have impact

Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

Able to use analytical skills to make sound judgements and quick decisions

Strong communication skills and proven ability to build collaborative work relationships

Effectively lead meetings and communicate project status/issues to management

Have an opinion, experience and insight into a multitude of business and cultural challenges

Excellent Microsoft Office Skills (Excel and PowerPoint are Key)

Extensive attention to detail – ability to define and monitor detailed project deliverables, risks, issues and action items and work with team to drive them to completion

Physical Requirements: This position operates in a professional office environment.

This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

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 Posted 2 Days Ago

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About Us

At Scientific Games, we are committed to making the best games, platforms and systems in the world.

We are looking for smart, passionate and creative people to join our team and help us transform the gaming world.

We are a global, industry-leading gaming technology company that embraces challenge, fosters an inclusive culture, values integrity, innovation and winning, and is committed to developing and supporting its people.

Scientific Games Corporation
Corporate Headquarters
6601 Bermuda Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119