Senior Manager of Business Transformation at Ibotta

| Greater Denver Area
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As a Senior Manager of Business Transformation, you will oversee a team of project managers who enable Ibotta to achieve our most pressing, strategic goals. In addition to managing a high-performing team, you’ll consult on and project manage high-profile strategic projects and programs and advise our senior leadership team on new transformative strategic initiatives. 

Responsibilities:

The Senior Manager of Business Transformation is a leadership role within Ibotta’s Business Transformation (BT) function, a strategic project management and internal consulting team. This role is responsible for the following:

  • Effective management over a team (2+) of program and/or project managers. This person is responsible for the effective project management of all programs and projects within the portfolio for their team, driving the completion of projects within scope, schedule, and budget through personal project management execution and management of the team
  • Consultation to Ibotta’s leadership team on transformation opportunities. Business Transformation is responsible for providing internal consulting support for Ibotta’s functions, leaders, and business processes, and this role is a key contributor to consultative efforts
  • Management of high-profile, complex strategic programs and projects within a defined scope, timeline, and budget. Managers of Business Transformation are typically the most seasoned, advanced consultative project managers within the BT function, and therefore, will be resourced on the most complex, high-priority projects
  • Adherence to, and advancement of, Ibotta’s project/program management tools, processes, and approach. As a subject matter expert, this role is expected to follow and proactively advance the project management practice at Ibotta
  • Facilitation of scoping and resource allocation for new projects and programs. Managers of Business Transformation consult with Ibotta’s leadership to identify, scope, and resource new strategic programs and projects which may then be managed by members of their team
  • Identify risks and issues and provide effective mitigation. Monitor overall program/project activities and resolve/escalate issues as needed. Facilitate resource and release planning efforts at the program and project levels. Monitor the progress of the execution phase of work efforts and projects to ensure appropriate closure activities are completed in a timely, effective, and consistent manner. Ensure lessons learned are effectively applied.
  • Develop and sustain strong relationships with vendors, leadership teams, business management personnel, and Product/Project Managers/Leads. Identify areas in which improved communication is needed and partner with other areas as appropriate to implement those changes. Support budget and ongoing planning processes within programs and associated business areas. Resolve conflict through diplomatic facilitation, negotiation skills, and consensus-building techniques
  • Maintain current knowledge of functional and industry trends. Initiate benchmarking efforts where appropriate. Develop and deliver presentations to share knowledge internally and via external technology and industry forums
  • Become a key member of the Business Transformation Leadership Team, supporting the direction of the team and its strategic endeavors

What does it take to be successful in this role?:

The typical candidate for this role will have the following qualifications:

  • 5+ years of management consulting and/or project management experience through which the candidate consistently delivered results through strategic projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or related field; master’s degree preferred
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Broad toolkit of domain expertise and frameworks such as Lean Six Sigma, SDLC, Agile, Scrum, SAFe, Business Analysis, strategic frameworks, Business Intelligence etc.
  • Relevant industry experience in Retail, Consumer Packaged Goods, and Technology preferred
  • 2+ years’ people management experience required

About Us:

Headquartered in Denver, CO, Ibotta ("I bought a...") is a free mobile shopping and payments app that has delivered more than $675 million in cumulative cash rewards to its users for making purchases in-store, on mobile apps, or via websites. Launched in 2012, Ibotta has more than 35 million downloads and has become one of the most frequently used shopping apps in the United States. The Ibotta platform provides cash back on purchases at more than 1,500 leading brands and hundreds of retailer partners. In 2019, Ibotta launched its payments solution, Pay with Ibotta™, enabling shoppers to pay for their entire purchase through the Ibotta app and instantly earn cash back. Ibotta was named to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., after debuting on the list in 2018. The company recently became the first mobile consumer technology company in Colorado to achieve $1B in valuation.

Learn more about Ibotta here: https://liferewarded.ibotta.com/press-and-media/

Additional Details:

  • This position is located in Denver, CO and includes competitive pay, benefits package (including medical, dental, vision), 401k, commuter stipend, and equity.
  • Ibotta provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, and genetics.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
  • For the security of our employees and the business, all employees are responsible for the secure handling of data in accordance with our security policies, identifying and reporting phishing attempts, as well as reporting security incidents to the proper channels. 
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Location

Located in central Downtown Denver. Convenient access to public transportation and Denver's best restaurants.

An Insider's view of Ibotta

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We can bring our full selves to work each day, including dressing and presenting ourselves how we feel most comfortable. The energy is very collaborative and as you walk around, you'll see a lot of people putting their heads together on something while someone else might be in a quiet work booth to focus in on something specific.

Jackie

Senior Manager, Business Operations

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

The best part about Ibotta is the people that work here. It's humbling to be able to work with such talented and experienced team members who are all working towards a collective mission. I've been able to learn so much from my colleagues both on a professional and personal level, and they are 100% the reason that I enjoy coming into work everyday.

Prachi

Senior Account Executive, Business Development

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I wouldn't have gotten the opportunity and encouragement to transition from sales to analytics at any other company.

Jessica

Associate Decision Scientist - Retail Analytics

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Weekly 1:1s with all of my direct reports and minimum monthly coffee/lunch/walk with anyone who is indirect. We also leverage "Donut" (an app through Slack) across the Marketing team. This promotes rapport building and open conversations.

Cody

Vice President of Growth Marketing

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Ibotta believes that in order to feel motivated and inspired, you must have an opportunity to find fulfillment and satisfaction in your personal life.

Jawaan

Director, Data & Media Partnerships

What are Ibotta Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in Local Community
Each year, Ibotta employees participate in a company-wide volunteer day. Ibotta's Culture Clubs also provide multiple opportunities for volunteering and getting involved in the local community.
Partners with Nonprofits
Ibotta partners with local nonprofits such as ChickTech, Denver Urban Gardens, Wish for Wheels, the Boys & Girls Club, and more.
Intracompany Committees
Building a company culture starts from the ground up at Ibotta. Some of our Culture Clubs include [email protected] Ibotta, botta Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Ibotta Gives, Sports & Outdoors, and more!
Open Office Floor Plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and Learns
Promote from Within

Additional Perks + Benefits

We invest in every employee with a competitive salary, company equity, a matched 401(k), leadership training, and a monthly commuter stipend. We also offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage to full-time employees, plus free onsite gym access. Oh, and we also believe in a healthy work-life balance. Flexible time off, monthly social events and happy hours, and an annual dinner bonus keep us energized and focused.

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