Senior Manager (Corporate Strategy) for a Large Retailer

Kate Pletcher; [email protected] 

Our client is one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country. They are seeking a Senior Manager- level team member to work on various corporate strategy initiatives. This position will work to address key issues across pricing, growth, competition, operations, and a variety of other cross-departmental areas. The ideal candidate will possess a strong analytical skill set and a background within a top-tier management consultancy and/or investment bank. This is a full-time role within a results-focused company that will allow for improved work/life balance over the traditional management consulting or i-banking path.

Job Responsibilities Include: - Using data and analytics to answer key strategic questions across the company - Conducting and leading internal research efforts to understand various issues within departments ranging from retail operations, distribution, finance, marketing, and more - Maximizing growth and/or cost-saving opportunities through thoughtful analysis and clear communication to a variety of internal stakeholders - Proactively identifying opportunities to create value

Minimum Job Qualifications: - Bachelors degree; MBA preferred - 5-7 years of experience, at least some of which was within an i-bank or management consulting firm - Experience with retail clients and/or in a similar function within a large retailer a major plus - Best-in-class advanced excel skills - Scrappiness, thoughtfulness, and creative problem-solving skills - Ability to collaborate with a high-impact team - Strong written and oral communication skills within an ability to persuade - Attention to detail - Proven track record within a fast-paced and high-growth team

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