Business Strategist

Principal - Global Business Strategy Development

Do you have international business strategy experience and haven't found the opportunity to truly take your career global? Are you looking for a dynamic leader that will invest in your success and count on you to be a key member of a dynamic growth team? Craving the opportunity for a real seat at the table with global stakeholders and to make a contribution?

Take a minute to read further and consider Mercer as the right company to meet that lofty aspiration.

Mercer is committed to tripling the business in 22 countries designated as growth economies both organically and inorganically. You will be asked to leverage your multi-cultural knowledge to manage strategic initiatives in Health, Wealth and Careers across multiple countries and cities.

You will be asked to develop and execute outside-in strategy plans across Asia, South America, Middle East and Africa. These strategic initiatives will include:

  • External market opportunity assessment for countries and cities, identification of key trends in professional services industries
  • Geographic footprint expansion
  • Go-To-Market tactics activation
  • Creation and oversight of multi-disciplinary teams.

In addition you will have the opportunity to work with the Mercer Competitive Intelligence team and proactively monitor the external market to understand competitors and key trends shaping the Health, Wealth and Human Capital industries.

  • Masters of Business Administration with international concentration preferred
  • Demonstrated career experience in strategy development / strategic execution
  • Ability to articulate return on investment, actions, financial outcomes of strategies A Global mindset: multi-cultural, multi time zone and multi-language alert and sensitive
  • Ability to share examples of perseverance

Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer's more than 22,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With more than 60,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh,which advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions; Guy Carpenter, which develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities; and Oliver Wyman, which serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. For more information about our company, please visit us at: We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

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