Job Description

Company Description:

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries that serve 70 million customers daily. We continue to operate from a position of strength. Our updated growth strategy is focused on staying ahead of what our customers want and realizing further growth potential. Our relentless ambition is why McDonald’s remains one of the world’s leading corporations after almost 70 years. Joining McDonald's means thinking big and preparing for a career that can have influence around the world.

At McDonald’s, we see every day as a chance to create positive impact. We lead through our values centered on inclusivity, service, integrity, community and family. From support of Ronald McDonald House Charities to our Youth Opportunity project and sustainability initiatives, our values keep us dedicated to using our scale for good: good for our customers, people, industry and planet. We also offer a broad range of outstanding benefits including a sabbatical program, tuition assistance and flexible work arrangements.

We are enjoying the flexibility of a hybrid work model, in which employees spend part of their week connecting with co-workers in our state-of-the-art headquarters. Located in the booming West Loop of downtown Chicago, it's set up to be a global hub that cultivates collaboration:

  • Take a class at Hamburger University
  • Sample future items in our Test Kitchen
  • Utilize the latest technology to connect with your team around the globe

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our crew members, staff, operators, and suppliers. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone.

Job Description:

Workforce Transition at McDonald’s involves planning and driving changes in employee roles to support a new organizational structure. This global effort, led by McDonald’s  Culture and Organization Effectiveness team and HR Business Partners (HRBPs), works with the Transformation Management Office (TMO) to implement new working methods across teams. A key focus is ensuring that the impact of talent and organizational changes is carefully evaluated with the Value Realization Office (VRO).

As McDonald’s evolves, the team builds detailed plans for workforce transitions to support new functional designs and future states. This process includes developing blueprints, mapping talent movements, and preparing activation plans. The transition involves talent decisions, and ensuring all HR processes are ready. Effective communication and change management are essential to moving into the future state model successfully.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead org design projects focusing on activating and implementing the new org structure as well as ways of working, driving a smooth workforce transition
  • Use data and analytics to make decisions on Organization Design leading practices, ensuring solution is aligned to the design parameters, operating model principles and business case.
  • Understand customer requirements and define the Key Performance Indicators that are critical for quality tracking and evaluation of Organization Design implementation
  • Review the to-be Business Process Design to understand organization/role impacts, and build Role Descriptions for retained organization
  • Define the to-be skills/knowledge requirements for the affected workforce and the characteristics of the current workforce
  • Build an activation plan and measure progress against it as well as identify any risks
  • Align the performance objectives, behaviors, and incentives with the Job Designs and Team Designs
  • Identify the critical/redundant jobs and develop/support the execution of the Job Sourcing Plan to achieve the business objectives
  • Develop the organization transition approach to help the organization implement the planned changes
  • Support the organization throughout its transition
  • Experience with organizational design, talent management and implementation of new organizational structures for a large-scale transformation
  • Demonstrating strong judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities
  • Strong leadership skills; operates as a global leader with understanding and appreciation for regional differences
  • Experience working within a mix organization with multiple functions (operations, commercial, HR, procurement, etc.)
  • Partner senior leaders and able to optimally facilitate stakeholder conversations, speak with confidence, and lead multiple priorities
  • Comfortable leading executive-level meetings / workshops
Additional Information:

McDonald’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our workforce. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone. McDonald’s provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as part of the application or hiring process or to perform the essential functions of their job. If you need assistance accessing or reading this job posting or otherwise feel you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

McDonald’s provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, protected military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Nothing in this job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.

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