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Manager, Corporate Strategy and Business Development

Location: Plano, TX
Job # 11043023
Date Posted: 06-11-2018
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The Manager Corporate Strategy & Business Development will help define drives and implements strategy for the organization and business units within JCPenney by turning data and customer analysis into actionable insights to guide strategic direction and achieve financial objectives.  The role serves as a critical partner for senior leadership. The position reports to the Sr. Director of Corporate Strategy & Business Development.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work in conjunction with business leaders and their teams to identify and analyze important strategic initiatives and develop actionable strategic plans.
  • Gather and analyze information (internal and external), formulate and test hypotheses, and develop and communicate recommendations.
  • Bring a strong customer-focused, data-driven approach to unlock new insights, drive innovation and create impactful change.
  • Conduct financial forecasting, market analysis, and competitive intelligence analysis to inform senior level management.
  • Coordinate and partner with cross-functional teams on large strategic initiatives.
Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
  • Bachelor degree with record of high academic achievement; MBA a plus.
  • 4-8 years of business and strategy experience from a corporate strategy role, top-tier management consulting firm or investment bank.  Consumer category or retail experience a plus.  
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills; both quantitative and qualitative.
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable presenting to senior leadership.
  • Effective relationship building and influencing skills with all levels of an organization.
  • Adept at building executive level presentations, primarily in PowerPoint.
Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.  On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria services, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.
For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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