Director of Strategy and Development Job Listing at Bed Bath & Beyond in Union, NJ
Date Posted 10/12/2012
Requisition Number Strategic Initiatives 210121
Title Director of Strategy and Development
Country United States
Job Specifications The person in this position will ensure that Bed Bath & Beyond takes a proactive approach to strategic initiatives, while at the same time coordinate with senior management to ensure that Bed Bath & Beyond's unique business objectives are met and advanced.
This individual will:
Drive the strategic management process and provide consulting expertise and program management" for specific strategic initiatives that are deemed critical to the business' success.
Manage and participate with multiple work groups focused on developing solutions and implementing key strategic topics.
Develop business cases, determine project timelines, help identify and coordinate cross-functional project teams and required resources for project success.
Build close working relationships with multiple layers in multiple organizations, gaining insight into business requirements and influencing diverse and sometimes competing agendas in order to gain consensus.
Assure all related activities are delivered in a manner consistent with customer service and expense management focus.
Partner with business areas to develop and implement operational and policy service strategies and best practices.
Conduct detailed financial analysis & modeling to build business plans for major strategic initiatives
Job Requirements Successful execution of this role requires the ability to interact with senior management, to understand various audiences and to have the ability to "translate" strategic vision/direction into actionable steps. This individual must have:
An expert level knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint and demonstrated experience in modeling, analysis, research and presentation creation
3-5+ years of retail strategy consulting experience with an excellent knowledge of consulting processes and customer focused approaches.
Strong project management skills and expertise in multi-functional retail areas, such as Marketing, Finance, Strategy, Operations & IT
An ability to articulate and promote a vision that is based on a depth and breadth of the strategic direction of corporation
An ability to manage conflict and to negotiate and create compelling business arguments
An ability to influence diverse teams and to build strong business relationships
An ability to clearly expresses ideas orally and in writing.
A "roll up your sleeves" attitude.
A MBA (major in Strategy, Finance, Marketing, or Operations) from a leading Business School is a plus.
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