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Sr Manager Long-Term Bus Strategy

Company: Nestle
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.This Senior Strategy Manager will support the Corporate Long-Term Business Strategy team in executing company-wide transformational projects and driving NUSA's overarching strategy. Specifically, this role will support the Corporate Strategy team in efforts such as portfolio management, overarching strategic priorities oversight, industry & competitive analyses, performance/capability assessments, analyses of new growth opportunities, organizational redesign, and margin/ROIC optimization across the Nestle USA business. The position requires exceptional analytical and project management skills. Manager must be able to think big picture while also going deep into details. Must have a strong personal drive and hold themselves accountable to deliver high quality products on short timelines to senior leaders. Should have an innate curiosity to investigate potential risks, opportunities, and implications of various factors. Must be results oriented to work with speed and agility. The ability to collaborate effectively with varied groups is a requirement as the Manager will quickly dive into focus areas with new teams on short notice. Strong core problem solving skills are required to deliver analyses and bring collaboration partners along in the process.Responsibilities Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Operate with total project ownership from scoping the work, developing a work plan, running the analysis/building content, and delivering all with minimal engagement from supervisors
  • Deliver thorough internal and external analyses in a high volume, fast paced and dynamic environment, often under tight deadlines
  • Maintain a strong understanding of the broader external landscape including consumer trends, competitor dynamics, customer evolution, etc. and help integrate into strategic recommendations and presentations; may include ad hoc M&A support as broader category assessment / expansion work
  • Be data driven and detail oriented, with an eye for the larger picture and long-term implications. Be exceptional at pulling insights from a variety of sources, including databases, industry reports, investor/analyst reports, social media and more
  • Leads working groups with key senior stakeholders to develop and drive forward key recommendations for the organization
  • Develop high-quality presentations for Strategy/Program/Project discussions at senior levels of the organization (VP and above)
  • Source and manage short-term support team members, training them up on required skills, overseeing their work, and facilitating delivery
  • Synthesize and present strategic recommendations to senior leadership based on data analyses, industry benchmarks, and growth agendas
  • Prioritize deliverables and manage project timelines across various groups and efforts
  • Work with team leads to develop concepts & insights that can be translated into executable activities/projects
  • Support Program Governance at enterprise level to ensure risk & issue management, strategic alignment & resource use are effectively managed
  • Other duties as assignedRequirements
    • BA/BS required, MBA considered a significant plus
    • 3 to 5 years of related experience (Consulting, Finance), with strong analytical background
    • Strong ability to use data to tell stories in a clear, concise manner
    • Highly proficient in the development of analysis (Excel proficiency is a must) and highly developed oral & written communication skills (proficiency in Power Point and Word are a must)
    • Excellent problem solving skills with a focus on delivering results
    • Flexibility and adaptability to deliver in a high volume, fast paced and dynamic environment, often under tight deadlines
    • Track record of top-performance with an entrepreneurial "can-do" attitude. Ability to work across diverse business topics and analyses
    • Track record of excellent performance with a willingness to work outside of comfort zone and try new things
    • Very strong Project Management & Analytical skills
    • Understanding of change management and a willingness to challenge the status quo
    • Highly organized with strong time-management skills
    • Demonstrated business acumen with the ability to effectively collaborate and influence people at all levels in the organization through strong interpersonal and communication skillsThe approximate pay range for this position is $160,000- $200,000 base. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location.Nestle offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefits packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at.#LI-hybridIt is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

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