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Sr. Director - Corporate Strategy

Location: Plano, TX
Job # 11424518
Date Posted: 09-28-2018
The Senior Director of Corporate Strategy defines, drives and implements strategy for the organization and individual 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 across all our business units. The position reports to the Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Business Development.
Primary Responsibilities:
• Acts as a driving force behind critical strategic, operational and organizational initiatives
• Provides thought leadership in developing practical solutions to complex analytical problems
• Brings a strong customer-focused, data-driven approach to unlock new insights, drive innovation and create shareholder value
• Works in conjunction with business leaders and their teams to identify and analyze important strategic initiatives, develop actionable strategy, and help teams drive execution 
• Manages a high-performing team that delivers exceptional results
Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
• Demonstrated consumer and growth strategy experience
• Superior problem solving and analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative
• Able to communicate effectively, translating complex ideas into succinct recommendations
• Strong leadership skills and experience working with C-level executives with the ability to influence, work collaboratively, and gain consensus across a large organization
• Demonstrated ability to implement programs through effective use of communication skills in formal and informal settings
• Direct reporting management experience; leading, coaching and mentoring team of direct reports.  
• Minimum 10 years of progressive business experience, preferably from a top-tier management consulting firm, corporate strategy role, or investment bank. Retail experience highly preferred  
• MBA from a leading program preferred but not required
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 service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.
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