Lead Strategist

3 days left

Employer
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jan 13, 2017
Closes
Jan 20, 2017
Category
Business, Other
Employment Status
Full Time
To lead the design, evolution, and completion of an integrated, enterprise-wide Strategy Management System that ensures the accelerated execution and full benefits realization of Target's strategy.  Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. 
  • Set performance objectives for the activity and develop the strategy for how to achieve them in line with the total Strategy Management System, organizational context, and ES team. 
  • Design the appropriate decision architecture/ infrastructure to develop recommendations, secure commitment for decisions, and activate against the decisions with speed / within specified timeframe
  • Develop/evolve the best practice decision process and documentation tools to deliver best decisions for Target
  • Pro-actively align and secure commitment of key SGM-DMG-Officer- LT partners within and across pyramids and teams(ES, Finance, HR, Comms, Pyramid Planners, PMOs) to execute work.
  • Co-create the design and adjustment of an activity's strategy, decision infrastructure, best practice decision process and documentation tools ensuring the activity is integrated with all other management system activities.
  • Own execution of portions of activity as appropriate- e.g. executing the work across multiple pyramids; driving alignment/ building commitment across enterprise or pyramid teams to deliver activity; designing/facilitating DMG+ leader conversations to get decisions; setting up and running cross-business teams; building leader and team capabilities.
Requirements
  • 4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • MBA or 3-5 Years Experience in the field of Strategy
  • Strong project management, cross-functional leadership, and collaboration skills with an ability to work effectively with people at all levels and across pyramids
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with a strong ability to tell compelling business and result stories
  • Innate curiosity and desire to learn with a strong inclination to drive for results in ambiguous spaces
  • Ability to take the right partners at the right time, influence without authority, and to collaborate in a team environment
Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: Strategy Manager, Strategy Consultant