Director of Corporate Strategy @ Flex in San Jose, CA

Flex: (Linkedin, Crunchbase) Join our high-caliber team of strategists, former management consultants, investment bankers and industry experts from top-tier firms working together in a fun and collaborative environment. The Strategy Director is based at Flex’s headquarters in San Jose, CA. and will work with senior company executives on strategic initiatives and M&A.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do:

  • Work with Senior Management on the identification and prioritization of strategic issues on an on-going basis
  • Manage relationships with senior executives and ensure support of their strategic agenda
  • Collaborate closely with key business group leaders to support decisions and evaluate potential business opportunities
  • Lead completion of high-quality business, market, and competitor analysis; help identify and assess existing and new market initiatives
  • Apply creative problem-solving skills, communicate insights and synthesize conclusions into recommendations
  • Develop and deliver impactful presentation materials (i.e., Microsoft PowerPoint)
  • Mentor and develop junior team members
  • Take leadership for specific strategic initiatives at the top of the strategic agenda, including potentially:
    • Growth strategy – market assessment and prioritization, new growth ideas/products, business cases, criteria for decision, go-to-market strategy, risks, business planning
    • Externally facing macro, market, and competitor analysis
    • Merger and acquisition strategy, capability and gap assessment, target screening and outreach, due-diligence and integration support
    • Venture and strategic investment evaluation and management
    • Pricing – market/competitor review, pricing models
    • Sales enablement – market assessment and focus areas, priority customers, case studies/sales materials
    • Organization structure and organizational change – best practice sharing, project management
    • Cost transparency – cost analysis, benchmarking, process review

Here is some of what you’ll need (required):

  • 6+ years work experience with 3+ years of work experience with a top-tier strategy consulting firm
  • MBA from a top-tier national university
  • Bachelor’s degree with exceptional academic performance at a top tier national university with educational focus on business, engineering, economics, or other quantitatively oriented major
  • Experience managing small teams of highly talented strategy professionals
  • Experience leading enterprise-wide strategic initiatives and transformation in a corporate setting
  • End-to-end understanding of the strategy development process and hypothesis-driven problem solving
  • Advanced quantitative aptitude and problem solving capabilities; ability to prioritize workflow and manage multiple projects with minimal direction
  • Strong team player with excellent relationship and leadership capabilities
  • Ability to work across multiple industries / markets and on a variety of business problems
  • Entrepreneurial mindset

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • Experience with automotive, consumer electronics, cloud computing, hardware / software / networks, industrials, manufacturing, medical, and/or renewable energy / clean-tech
  • Experience with corporate, sales, operations, M&A and org strategy
  • Experience managing venture capital, private equity or corporate strategic investments

If interested, please apply here.

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