Manager, Corporate Strategy Job Description

Manager, Corporate Strategy Job Description

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Manager, corporate strategy provides market/industry/business intelligence related to macroeconomic trend and industry dynamics as well as their implications to LYB’s operations and financial performance.

Manager, Corporate Strategy Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Managing 1-2 strategic projects and initiatives
Originating and executing acquisitions and disposals
Overseeing BFS' portfolio of strategic equity investments
Originating and executing alliance and other partnership opportunities
Assisting in defining and driving the overall strategy for BFS, working closely across all BFS business divisions
Framing the market and strategic context for BFS, including the competitive environment
Bringing innovation to the business by way of products, processes and technology
Contribute to the origination and development of our deal pipeline
Conduct strategic assessment and detailed analysis of opportunities as they arise
Lead transaction projects and teams for acquisitions and divestments

Manager, Corporate Strategy Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Manager, Corporate Strategy

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Education for Manager, Corporate Strategy

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Employers hiring for the manager, corporate strategy job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in MBA, Business, Finance, Engineering, Economics, Business/Administration, Management, Graduate, Education, Science

Skills for Manager, Corporate Strategy

Desired skills for manager, corporate strategy include:

Stakeholders and dynamics in healthcare
Ability to manage complex business and financial modeling
Information technology industry
Ability to manage statistical analysis and financial modeling
Applications and technologies
Big data and Artificial intelligence
Cloud computing
Health insurance industry
Leading companies and trends in the global technology market
Mobile technologies / markets

Desired experience for manager, corporate strategy includes:

Formal generalist business qualification such as an MBA
Ideal candidate will have 4-6 years of recent work experience, with the background in corporate strategy, consulting, investment banking, or strategic planning
MBA from a top-tier program or equivalent degree/experience
Experience working closely with C-Level and senior executives (CEO, CFO, global business leaders)
Undertaking research and deliver high quality insights and commercial perspectives on various issues and strategic options
Expertise in quantitative business analysis (building business plans, scenario analysis of projected performance, financial statement analysis, market sizing and growth analysis, ) via Excel

Manager, Corporate Strategy Examples

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Manager, Corporate Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a manager, corporate strategy. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, corporate strategy
  • Advise clients on strategic projects such as strategy development, transformational change, organization restructuring and improving the effectiveness of specific functions (based on a solid understanding of client businesses, industries, regulatory environments and markets
  • Design, implement and deliver business performance/improvement programs in areas such as business process reengineering, business performance improvement, customer relationship management
  • Analyze viability and prioritize strategic topics from a portfolio perspective jointly with rest of function to ensure that the organization deploys its resources where best fitted
  • Ensure "buy-in" to pursue the most critical strategic topics identified from Executive Management and in particular the key senior stakeholders within the group functions that the role covers
  • Identify key levers to address most critical strategic topics in close liaison with Group EVPs and key senior stakeholders
  • Formulate implementation strategies and facilitate initial implementation hereof
  • Support Head of Corporate Planning Cycle in defining KPIs, targets and deployment frameworks to secure world-class execution
  • Support Head of Corporate Planning Cycle in running Corporate Annual Planning Process by acting as key advisor and input provider on critical topics, insights and discussions needed to optimize process and outcome hereof
  • Provides best practices for common differentiating areas like EDI, demand planning, multi-company
  • Business development – the team is responsible for the Mergers & Acqusitions strategy development assessment of and execution of specific acquisition, joint venture, alliance and divestiture opportunities on a global basis
Qualifications for manager, corporate strategy
  • MBA or quantitative degree from a top school
  • Minimum 5 to 10 years post-MBA experience in related fields
  • Top strategy consulting
  • Fast-track career development
  • Fun, outgoing, and flexible
  • Business and corporate development experience is a plus
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Manager, Corporate Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a manager, corporate strategy. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manager, corporate strategy
  • Partner with business unit leaders, both domestically and internationally, to develop key strategic plans and initiate important transformational projects
  • Manage 1-2 strategic projects concurrently
  • Be able to frame up an analytical approach to problem solving, synthesizes findings, and present recommendations to an executive audience
  • Ability to lead small teams of Corporate Strategy and business function resources to drive projects that impact any part of the business (Studio, tech, publishing, marketing, finance)
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of EA’s products and services and war game scenarios against EA’s top competitors across PC, mobile, and console
  • Contribute to EA thought leadership pieces on consumer behavior and digital transformation affecting our industry
  • Advise Corporate Development leadership on M&A activities and strategic partnerships
  • Conduct venture capital market research, summarizing findings and trends
  • Lead cross-functional teams on defined initiatives and projects in support of scenario planning and L-T strategy
  • Lead strategic market analysis to identify, investigate and validate growth opportunities
Qualifications for manager, corporate strategy
  • The individual must be highly motivated and a self-starter, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team
  • Ideal candidates will have strong analytical/problem solving skills, significant experience working with financial models, and superior writing and presentation skills
  • Experience working in finance or banking industry, particularly in bank resolution planning, liquidity or capital management, or corporate treasury roles
  • 5-8 years’ experience with corporate strategy development process preferably in the enterprise IT industry
  • Proven track record of successful working across teams on impactful projects
  • Familiarity with operations of product development and/or go-to-market process in the high-tech industry
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a manager, corporate strategy. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manager, corporate strategy
  • Develop, implement and manage key strategies for the department
  • Responsible for all aspects of reporting for assigned initiatives, including development, distribution, usability, continuous improvement, and follow-up
  • Serve in a leadership role on key department initiatives working closely with management and peers
  • Direct and partner with management to improve and build data to effectively manage projects, trends and initiatives
  • Provide budget and financial support through budget planning, monitoring and managing expenses effectively with an eye towards overall cost savings
  • Perform complex project planning and management
  • May lead audits as necessary
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of management information
  • Utilize rigorous analytical approach to develop and implement department-specific and cross-company strategic plans
  • Identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and alternatives to drive growth in sales, profitability, and productivity
Qualifications for manager, corporate strategy
  • Comfort cold calling for the purposes of establishing contact with potential strategic partners, learning about customer needs or conducting other primary research
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams and influence stakeholders without direct reporting lines
  • Prior experience presenting to senior audiences
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas in pithy and succinct way
  • Corporate development / M&A experience (including valuation modeling and due diligence) preferred
  • Ability to structure and develop quantitative/analytic models to validate hypotheses
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Manager, Corporate Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a manager, corporate strategy. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for manager, corporate strategy
  • Influence senior management in the strategy development and execution processes
  • Deliver and communicate in-depth knowledge of current industry landscape (retail consumers, competitors, capabilities, costs)
  • Synthesize information across a variety of sources to drive meaningful insights and make actionable recommendations
  • Structure project scope, data analysis, and timelines to deliver impact on high priority issues in our rapidly evolving business
  • Apply creative problem solving skills through the use of innovative frameworks and high-quality analysis
  • Develop credibility and rapport with key business partners as you learn about Schwab’s clients and businesses and develop a deeper understanding of key business drivers
  • Perform due diligence and “what-if” analysis for inorganic and organic growth for business development
  • Oversee strategic performance management, using Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) scorecards, for key strategic initiatives
  • Contribute to business portfolio analysis
  • Respond to ad-hoc analytical request for the CFO
Qualifications for manager, corporate strategy
  • Relevant media/entertainment/communications business experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience from the energy sector
  • Pragmatism – ability and willingness to actively drive problem solving and communication with limited support
  • Flexible and collaborative mindset – ability to work in ever-changing environment, ability to form and manage winning "ad-hoc" team structures within the function and group function and (when needed) in close collaboration with external advisors
  • The ability to think out of the box
  • High drive and self-motivation
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Manager, Corporate Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, corporate strategy. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manager, corporate strategy
  • Lead cross functional teams on acquisitions and high impact projects
  • Utilize high-impact analyses and deep market insights to support the planning and prioritization of strategic initiatives
  • Collaborate with Investments, Distribution, Finance, Human Resources, Legal & Compliance, Information Technology, and other internal teams to manage and implement the annual operating plan
  • Conduct analytics and implement systems and tools necessary to inform Senior Leadership strategy and decision-making
  • Conduct competitive and market intelligence to inform our business and support strategic planning
  • Evaluate emerging growth opportunities and work with CEO and the Corporate Strategy team to identify and design key initiatives and special projects
  • Develop and implement business plans for key initiatives including scenario planning, strategic benefits, and business risks
  • Work closely with cross-functional and segment management teams on strategic projects, bringing timely and useful insight and analytical support
  • Provide continuous coaching and training to strategy teams across different segments
  • Development and formal documentation of Corporate Strategy processes, process monitoring and improvement
Qualifications for manager, corporate strategy
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field Business, Finance, Economics, Science, Mathematics, Engineering or equivalent
  • Strategic and analytical thinking, strong project management and problem solving skills
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment and deal with ambiguity, willingness to proactively drive resolution of issues in a timely manner
  • Provide supporting analyses for key strategic initiatives, building internal capabilities and supporting the annual strategy review process
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (please put GPAs on resume)
  • 1+ years relevant work experience with a top-tier strategy consulting firm, private equity firm, investment bank, corporate strategy department, or similar background

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