Lead Strategist

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Jan 13, 2017
Feb 08, 2017
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.
  • 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