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Director, Strategy & Transformation

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The Royal Caribbean Group’s Human Resources team has an exciting career opportunity for a full time Director, Strategy & Transformation reporting to the AVP, People & Outreach Transformation.


This position will work on-site in Miami, Florida.


About you:


Are you drawn to understanding the nuances of evolving business strategies and the tactics needed to make it come to life?  Have you led transformational change programs across a large, global organization?  Are you comfortable holding stakeholders accountable and working across teams to remove barriers and make progress?  Can you quickly and effectively analyze large amounts of quantitative and qualitative data to develop a point of view on optimal paths forward?  Do you like to dive in, assimilate quickly, and develop a structured approach to meet changing business needs and priorities? 


The role:


The People & Outreach (P&O) Team is looking for a Director within our Strategy & Transformation Team to lead several key initiatives and provide oversight and governance for several programs of work.  The role will report to the AVP, Strategy & Transformation.  This role is responsible for all aspects of program and project management across the P&O portfolio.  Key stakeholders include the Human Resources Leadership Team comprised of HR Business Partner and HR Center Of Excellence leads as well as the Outreach Leadership Team including the heads of Corporate Affairs, Corporate Communications, ESG, and Corporate Real Estate.  Partnership outside P&O with various business stakeholders is also expected depending on the scope of the initiative.


The Director, Strategy & Transformation will develop a cross-functional approach to project intake and prioritization in support of P&O’s five-year strategic and annual operating plans.  The successful candidate will work with designated functional subject matter experts to establish the appropriate program and project tracking frequency for publication to the EVP, People & Outreach, and respective leadership teams.  In addition, the Director will be responsible for maintaining and delivering a portfolio of critical, cross-functional projects to support the strategic needs of the organization.  The responsibilities may include activities such as initiative scoping, stakeholder identification, business case development, integrated project planning, project execution, risk identification, and change management.  The successful candidate may also be asked to support other initiatives in one or more of these activities for projects led by other leaders across the P&O organization. 


Your experience:


This role requires a curious, detail-oriented mindset including:

  • Ability to navigate the organization and develop effective relationships with various stakeholder groups with minimal day-to-day managerial oversight
  • Exceptional program management skills accompanied by agile project management expertise; technology project management experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated understanding of when to ask the right questions and when to go deeper on certain topics to clarify dependencies and remove barriers to progress
  • Ability to thoroughly analyze and interpret different types of data and synthesize into easy-to-understand scenarios and presentations with clearly defined trade-offs
  • Experience standing up and delivering portfolio status reporting and/or business cases development is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills that help determine root cause and inform strategic direction for the program or project
  • Tireless focus to keep moving things along while navigating competing priorities and ensuring alignment across teams
  • Expert PowerPoint and Excel skills are essential; experience with SharePoint and/or Tableau is a plus
  • 10+ years of revelant experience


We know there's a lot to consider. As you go through the application process, our recruiters will be glad to provide guidance, and more relevant details to answer any additional questions. Thank you again for your interest in Royal Caribbean Group. We'll hope to see you onboard soon!

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Nearest Major Market: Miami

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