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SR DIR STRATEGY in Memphis, TN at ServiceMaster

Date Posted: 7/24/2018

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Position Overview

Responsible for helping chart the course to achieve company’s vision of reinventing services through developing the annual strategic plan and tracking progress against those goals, gathering and synthesizing competitor and market intelligence, and conducting evaluations of strategic options for recommendations to leadership .

Job Responsibilities

  • Leads critical corporate development initiatives including strategic partnerships and Mergers & Acquisitions.
  • Owns the process for developing the annual strategic plan, and tracks progress against strategic goals.
  • Develops junior strategy team members into future business leaders.
  • Owns the gathering and synthesis of competitor and market intelligence.
  • Monitors and reports on industry and consumer trends.
  • Conducts fact-based evaluation of strategic options and provides recommendations to management.
  • Works collaboratively with leadership to ensure the successful execution of strategic goals.
  • Presents strategic plans and recommendations to leadership team and board of directors.

Job Requirements

  • Master's Degree preferred, Bachelor’s degree required
  • 7+ years of business experience
  • Experience working at a management consulting firm or within a corporate strategy department
  • Significant experience managing business analysts and/or data scientists
  • Experience with direct to consumer businesses, subscription and service businesses preferred
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
  • Project and time management skills
  • Ability to provide strategic leadership and direction
  • Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential function to this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Incumbent must be prepared to:

  • Move up to 10 pounds occasionally, by lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise repositioning objects.
  • Sitting for long periods of time while using office equipment such as computers, phones and etc.
  • Fingering and Repetitive motions; such as movement of wrists, hands and fingers while picking, pinching and typing during your normal working environment.
  • Express or exchange ideas with others through the use of spoken word, quickly, accurately, and at an easily audible volume, and receive detailed information through oral communication at usual speaking levels without correction, and/or make fine discriminations in the nature of sounds in the environment.
  • Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.

Incumbent is required to have:

  • Close visual acuity to perform detail oriented activities at distances close to the eyes, as well as visual acuity to perform activities at or within arm’s reach with skill, control, and accuracy, such as preparing and analyzing data, viewing computer screen and expansive reading.
  • Incumbent will be subject to:
  • Inside working conditions: The change of building environment such as with or without air conditioning and heating.


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