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Grant Thornton LLP Head of Value Creation Office (VCO) in Miami, Florida

As the Value Creation Office (VCO) Leader, you will be responsible for driving change management within the organization – all with the resources, environment and support to help you excel. This role will focus on implementing strategic initiatives focused on both revenue growth and profitability enhancement. The VCO Leader will oversee the planning, communication, execution, and reporting of these initiatives, managing day-to-day program activities, coordinating workstream interdependencies, and ensuring successful initiative delivery. The VCO Leader will collaborate closely with various stakeholders across the organization to drive functional change and continuous improvement.

Your day-to-day may include:

  • Change Management

  • Driving change management efforts to ensure successful adoption of new initiatives and processes.

  • Developing and executing comprehensive change management plans, including communication, training, and support strategies.

  • Fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation throughout the organization.

  • Program Management

  • Overseeing the day-to-day management of value creation programs, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within scope, and within budget.

  • Coordinating and managing external advisors and consultants involved in strategic initiatives.

  • Designing and executing each workstream within the VCO, ensuring alignment and integration with overall program objectives.

  • Managing and reporting on workstream interdependencies, ensuring seamless coordination and execution.

  • Identifying cost-saving opportunities and driving initiatives that enhance operational efficiency and profitability.

  • Planning and Execution

  • Developing detailed project plans, timelines, and milestones for strategic initiatives.

  • Monitoring and measuring the impact of initiatives, using data and analytics to assess effectiveness and inform adjustments.

  • Ensuring alignment of digital transformation efforts with business functions and processes.

  • Communication and Reporting

  • Developing and implementing communication strategies to keep stakeholders informed of progress, outcomes, and benefits of initiatives.

  • Preparing and presenting regular updates and reports to senior leadership and other stakeholders, including investors.

  • Maintaining transparency and accountability through effective reporting mechanisms, including detailed tracking against achievement of financial targets.

  • Other duties as assigned.

You have the following technical skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced or Master’s degree preferred.

  • A minimum of 12 years of related work experience with at least 2 years spent at a top management consulting firm.

  • Relevant certification such as Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, PMI, PROSCI or a similar certification preferred. If you do not hold a relevant certification at time of hire, you may have the opportunity to earn one after starting with Grant Thornton.

  • Proven track record of driving change management initiatives within a large professional services organization

  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with experience building and leading high-performing teams.

  • Excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to develop and execute complex initiatives.

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.

  • Demonstrated financial acumen, with experience managing budgets and achieving financial targets.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to perform quantitative analysis and develop business cases.

  • Have excellent written communication skills.

  • Ability to travel as needed. Expect 40% travel.

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About Us

At Grant Thornton, we believe in making business more personal and building trust into every result – for our clients and you. Here, we go beyond your expectations of a career in professional services by offering a career path with more: more opportunity, more flexibility, and more support. It’s what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better.

About the Team

The team you’re about to join is ready to help you thrive. Here’s how:

• Whether it’s your work location, weekly schedule or unlimited flex time off, we empower you with the options to work in the way that best serves your clients and your life.

• Here, you are supported to prioritize your overall well-being through work-life integration options that work best for you and those in your household.

• We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different — and we think that’s a good thing. That’s why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. See how at www.gt.com/careers

• When it comes to inclusion, we are committed to doing more than checking boxes. Explore all the ways we’re taking action for diversity, equity & inclusion at www.gt.com/careers

Here’s what you can expect next:

If you apply and are selected to interview, a Grant Thornton team member will reach out to you to schedule a time to connect. We encourage you to also check out other roles that may be a good fit for you or get to know us a little bit better at www.gt.com/careers.

Benefits:

We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different, and we think that’s a good thing. That’s why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. For an overview of our benefit offerings, please visit: https://www.grantthornton.com/careers/rewards-and-benefits

  • Benefits for internship positions: Grant Thornton interns are eligible to participate in the firm’s medical, dental and vision insurance programs and the firm’s employee assistance program. Interns also receive a minimum of 72 hours of paid sick leave, and are paid for firm holidays that fall within their internship period.

  • Benefits for seasonal employee positions: Grant Thornton seasonal employees are eligible to participate in the firm’s medical, dental and vision insurance programs and the firm’s employee assistance program. Seasonal employees may also be eligible to participate in the firm’s 401(k) savings plan and employee retirement plan in accordance with applicable plan terms and eligibility requirements. Seasonal employees receive a minimum of 72 hours of paid sick leave.

    Grant Thornton employees may be eligible for a discretionary, annual bonus based on individual and firm performance, subject to the terms, conditions and eligibility criteria of the applicable bonus plan or program. Interns and seasonal employees are not eligible for bonus compensation.

Additional Details:

It is the policy of Grant Thornton to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions (including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, working conditions, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, evaluations, and termination) are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or civil union status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic predisposition or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws, it is the policy of Grant Thornton to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. To make an accommodation request, please contact HR@us.gt.com.

For Los Angeles Applicants only: We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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