Sr Consultant- Cost Transformation in Work From Home at Windstream

Date Posted: 3/3/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    4001 North Rodney Parham Road
    Work From Home
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 4 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job ID:21000304

Sr. Consultant – Cost Transformation

Windstream – Virtual Position

Windstream is considered an essential business and we are HIRING NOW. As our company responds to COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, partners and communities is our top priority.

About the Role:

The objective of the cost transformation team is to sustain a continuous improvement culture within Windstream.  The focus areas are, 1) continually identify efficiency opportunities and frame approaches to address, 2) provide analytical support to validate hypothesis, 3) instill Lean behaviors across all levels, and 4) oversee execution of improvement ideas and identify course correction opportunities.  The Sr. Consultant – Cost Transformation will collaborate with business leaders and stakeholders to identify continuous improvement opportunities that enhance operational effectiveness, operational efficiency, and commercial effectiveness.  Furthermore, the Sr. Consultant – Cost Transformation will drive alignment across the business to accept and implement improvement efforts, and to realize impacts. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Facilitate weekly deep dive exploration exercises with the business.
  • Collaboratively analyze and prepare for the deep dive session with executive management.
  • Hold the business accountable by documenting and tracking identified changes to be executed.
  • Bring both analytical skills to review data, and business acumen to understand the context and needs of the business.
  • Instill rigor and discipline in defining tactical improvement opportunities, and cooperatively maintain accountability across the business to achieve change objectives.
  • Support cross-functional coordination and collaboration to overcome inevitable dependencies, risks, changes and challenges.
  • You will report to the Sr. Director - Finance

Job Requirements

Do You Have:

  • Strong business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges.
  • Excellent analytical skills including ability to analyze unstructured information and generate insights.
  • Strong Accounting and Financial Analysis, possessing Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Office skills (particularly Microsoft Excel), and demonstrate a positive and constructive attitude.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to challenge business stakeholders and hold them accountable for the identified actions.
  • Excellent active listening skills, and patience to cultivate alignment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships.
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal.
  • Flexible and adaptable able to work in ambiguous situations.
  • Problem solving and root cause identification skills.
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization.

Even Better:

  • Strong operations background preferred.
  • Ability to challenge business stakeholders and hold them accountable for the identified actions.
  • Experience developing reports/presentations to be provided to Management.

Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan
  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance

About US:

Windstream Holdings, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

Minimum Requirements:

College degree and 8 years professional level experience with 3-4 years supervisory experience; or 12 years professional level related experience with 3-4 years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience desired.


EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and veteran status. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.