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Business Partner Transformation - Design to Deliver - Minneapolis, MN

 

  • Req ID: 81587
  • Department: Strategic Planning
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 11/27/2020

 

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit cpr.ca/en/about-cp.

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Our mission is to collaborate with the business units to drive value through enabling new transformation capabilities.  As the Business Partner, Transformation, you will act as a strategic thinking partner to a key area of our railway business – aligning technology, process optimization priorities with CP strategic goals.

 

The Business Partner, Transformation (Design-to-Deliver) will focus on the Enterprise business processes that encompass the activities of planning and delivering rail service to our customers (the Shipment Journey).

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Develop an integrated business architecture through process flow mapping, key measures, and process optimization opportunities
  • Realize process improvements through simplification, standardization, and automation processes/solutions
  • Work with senior business leaders and Enterprise/Solution Architects to identify, elaborate and plan future transformation programs and initiatives.  Fit these plans into our corporate transformation roadmap
  • Lead innovation and manage change to ensure that strategic programs, solution enhancements realize their value
  • Build and maintain partnerships within the business, earn trust, build credibility and thereby forming strong relationships with the business stakeholders
  • Lead discussions across the organization to optimize/influence decision making, and drive value
  • Demonstrate CP’s leadership competencies

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or related field required;
  • 5-10 years of experience in Business Transformation, focused on Transportation & Logistics;
  • Effective relationship builder;
  • Experience developing strategic plans and roadmaps;
  • High business IQ and ability to articulate the value of different strategies & programs;
  • Strong experience and understanding of rail operations & Precision Scheduled Railroading;
  • Experience using Design Thinking methodologies to generate innovation is an asset;
  • Highly analytical with experience in process mapping and business analysis;
  • Applied understanding of data science and statistical methods;
  • Experience and ability to work with Senior Leadership levels in the organization;
  • Highly effective communicator, confident, passionate, clear, respectfully assertive and inspiring;
  • Displays emotional intelligence; demonstrates self-awareness and remains calm under pressure; expresses confidences in ability to succeed; keeps an optimistic attitude even when things are not going well.

 

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Drug Test Elements:

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  All new hires are required to undergo a drug screen.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CP safe and drug free.  

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Background Investigation:

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:     

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Criminal history check
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Last 3 years of driving history 
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service 
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Social Security number verification 

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Management Conductor Program:

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">CP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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