Corporate Strategy Associate Manager

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Job Description

Job Overview:

The Corporate Strategy Associate Manager is responsible for supporting the development of strategy and driving necessary changes in the organization. Assist in executing projects that analyze strategic alternatives in depth so that opportunities, short and long term financial implications, risks and opportunities are well understood. Work across multiple functions and businesses to identify issues and assess financial and organizational impact. Assist in making recommendations and decision making and ensure alignment with the overall corporate strategy. Provide insights and perspective on key consumer, market, technology, and competitive trends that will impact current and future strategies.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the discovery, solution development and recommendation design for key strategic topics including market and competitive analyses
  • Develop general strategy efforts for various internal stakeholder on a variety of projects and initiatives with a focus on analytical, process and content support
  • Participate in the creation of senior management and Board communication presentations enabling effective communication of related strategies
  • Support ongoing business intelligence, competitive tracking and best practice efforts through fact-based analyses
  • Support central portions of projects, identifying key issues and selecting appropriate analyses to solve problems
  • Communicate hypotheses, proposed analysis and findings

The most significant challenges for the Associate Manager for the first six months include:

  • Learning the organization, culture and processes
  • Establishing credibility with and earning the trust of key project teams
  • Provide supporting analyses for key strategic initiatives, building internal capabilities and supporting the annual strategy review process

Job Qualifications

The successful candidate should have 5+ years of strategy/strategic planning/consulting experience gained through experience with a strategy consultancy and/or corporation. A bachelor’s degree is required; and an MBA is preferred.

Additionally:

  • Strong strategic and decision making framework capabilities including hypothesis design, complex issue identification, problem solving approaches, decision frameworks
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Ability to synthesize complex data and insights into meaningful conclusions and recommendations
  • Ability to structure documents to effectively communicate with senior management and drive alignment and decision making
  • Ability synthesize marketplace insights from various sources to develop strategic direction operating priorities
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage multiple priorities given aggressive timelines; comfortable performing in a fast paced, dynamic and ambiguous business environment

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life — including a generous paid time off policy.

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