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Senior Lead, Strategy

Country : USA

Town : NEW YORK

Category : Consulting - Audit

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

You'll explore new business opportunities and partner with our most critical lines of business to find new ways to increase customer loyalty, drive sales growth, and improve the customer experience.

Job description

Transformation Strategy at Macy's, Inc. is a team of in-house consultants, responsible for developing strategies and identifying meaningful opportunities that drive top and bottom-line financial results. Applying analytical rigor and structured problem-solving, the Transformation Strategy team engages with business leaders across core retail functions in strategic problem solving for critical business problems. As change agents, the Transformation Strategy team is responsible not only for the formulation of these strategies but also for engaging cross-functional teams in their pursuit.
Reporting to the Director, Transformation Strategy, the Senior Lead will be responsible for guiding cross-functional teams in the formulation and pursuit of strategic business priorities. The Senior Lead will identify and assess strategic business problems from multiple lenses (e.g. customer, competitor, financial). He/she will develop data-driven recommendations and actively shape scalable execution plans. The Senior Lead will deliver compelling presentations to enhance decision making and propose solutions to open questions and risks. When assuming full ownership over assigned initiatives, the Senior Lead will enjoy significant exposure to business leaders across functions. Perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Functions:
- Apply analytical rigor and problem solving skills to strategic business problems.
- Assess new / innovative concepts and approaches.
- Synthesize key insights and formulate actionable recommendations.
- Establish trusting relationships with key stakeholders across functions.
- Independently lead cross-functional teams in both strategy formulation as well as results delivery phases of projects.
- Collaborate with other teams within the broader Transformation team (e.g. Transformation Operations).
- Influence stakeholders across functions (without formal reporting lines).
- Create and deliver Executive-level presentations.
- Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality.

Profile

Education/Experience:
- BA/BS Degree, MBA preferred.
- 3-6 years of work experience with a top-tier strategy consulting firm, ideally with significant case experience in retail.
- Experience developing holistic strategies through a structured, project-based approach.
- Experience leading cross-functional project teams and/or influencing without formal authority is a plus.
- Knowledge and interest in retail, technology, and innovation. Communication Skills:
- Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills.
- Excellent communication and facilitation skills (oral, written and listening) for a variety of audiences.
- Ability to understand, organize and communicate complex information in an easily understandable format tailored to a variety of audiences. Reasoning Ability:
- Ability to perform in a fast-paced, goal-oriented, and time-sensitive environment.
- Self-starter, curious, and keeps a pulse on market changes / new trends.
- Experience developing holistic strategies through a structured, project-based approach.
- Self-driven with ability to work independently with limited day-to-day guidance.Mathematical Skills:
- Strong proficiency with quantitative and analytical approaches.
- Experience working with financial models and analyzing large data sets a plus.Physical Demands:
- This position involves regular walking, standing, sitting for extended periods of time, hearing, and talking.
- May occasionally involve stooping, kneeling, or crouching.
- May involve close vision, color vision, depth perception, focus adjustment, and viewing computer monitor for extended periods of time.
- Involves manual dexterity for using keyboard, mouse, and other office equipment.
- May involve moving or lifting items under 10 pounds.Other Skills:
- High-energy, passionate, with proven track record of delivering results.
- Self-driven with ability to work independently with limited day-to-day guidance.
- Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
- Executes following a "Teams Win" philosophy, fostering a positive, collaborative environment.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and company needs.Work Hours:
- Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and company needs.
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