Business Strategy Principal at FedEx

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Company: FedEx Services
Job Title: Business Strategy Principal
Job Requisition Number: RC466577
Category: Marketing
Pay Type: Exempt
Locations:
Memphis, Tennessee 38125
United States
Provides leadership in the evaluation of strategic objectives, formulation of strategic direction, and influences decision making based on assessment of business trends and data analytics. Plans, organizes, and develops recommendations grounded in deep understanding of the business, industry & market trends, consumer behavior, customer segments, and competitive strategy. Predicts changes in the current market and summarizes insights from proprietary and third-party data & information to create distinctive insights.Develops and implements complex business analyses, manages business case development, and business-at-risk assessments. Develops research methodologies to understand key strategic issues, identifies data sources (internal and external) and develops complex opportunity models using statistical and BI tools. Develops strategic frameworks and manages processes to build business scenarios using strategic thinking and decision science analysis. Provides a point of view on key strategic issues across major dimensions of the business - commercial, operations, customer segments, technology etc. Engages with leadership teams / key stakeholders on identified priorities supported with clear fact based recommendations and provides actionable insights to leadership teams to recommend course of action. Provides thought leadership to cross-functional teams working on strategic initiatives and acts as an internal consultant to senior management. Takes responsibilities to manage external consulting engagements with industry experts and takes on coaching and mentoring roles.
  • Provides leadership in the evaluation of strategic objectives, formulation of strategic direction, and influences decision making based on assessment of business trends and data analytics. Plans, organizes, and develops recommendations grounded in deep understanding of the business, industry & market trends, consumer behavior, customer segments, and competitive strategy.
  • Predicts changes in the current market and summarizes insights from proprietary and third-party data & information to create distinctive insights.
  • Develops and implements complex business analyses, manages business case development, and business-at-risk assessments.
  • Develops research methodologies to understand key strategic issues, identifies data sources (internal and external) and develops complex opportunity models using statistical and BI tools. Develops strategic frameworks and manages processes to build business scenarios using strategic thinking and decision science analysis.
  • Provides a point of view on key strategic issues across major dimensions of the business - commercial, operations, customer segments, technology etc.
  • Engages with leadership teams / key stakeholders on identified priorities supported with clear fact based recommendations and provides actionable insights to leadership teams to recommend course of action.
  • Provides thought leadership to cross-functional teams working on strategic initiatives and acts as an internal consultant to senior management.
  • Takes responsibilities to manage external consulting engagements with industry experts and takes on coaching and mentoring roles.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A Master's degree in a quantitative business field or closely related technical specialized field of study with five (5) years related work experience.
  • Or a Bachelor's degree in a quantitative business field or closely related technical specialized field of study with seven (7) years related work experience.
  • Work experience in functions focused on strategy development, competitive, customer, and industry analysis, market research, analysis of product performance, and support of corporate development / strategic value assessment activities.
  • Demonstrated business acumen and experience of supporting strategic assessments that are transformational in nature including understanding the impact of technology trends on business.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, problem structuring & problem solving skills.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, including experience in databases, Business Intelligence tools, MS Office products and data modeling.
  • Strong human relations skills.
  • An advanced degree may offset experience requirements.

Skills/Knowledge/Experience Considered a Plus:
  • Knowledge of and passion for the digital landscape, including market dynamics and advancements driving consumer expectations and business needs in retail/commerce, industry, healthcare, or logistics.
  • Marketing, corporate development, business development, or sales/account management experience.
  • Excellent presentation skills (written and oral) and ability to articulate ideas in all forms of communication with exceptional storytelling .
  • Experience and comfort presenting complex concepts to stakeholders, including executive leadership, with success.
  • Strong critical thinking and strategic thinking abilities (being able to look at the big picture and get into details).
  • Proven ability to lead with minimal direction on projects where little institutional knowledge exists and ability to thrive in demanding and relatively unstructured environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to network with peers and all levels of management and to collaborate cross functionally across the corporation.
  • High level of positive energy, enthusiasm and self-motivation.
  • Track record of outstanding performance and demonstrated leadership.

Domicile/Relocation:
  • This position will be located in Memphis, Tennessee. Ability to work remotely within the United States may be available based on business needs. Relocation assistance may also be available based on business needs.

FedEx. Where now meets next.
Our vision is to be the earth's most engaged advocates of connected commerce where open borders, new markets and fair, sustainable practices are the norm for the billions of personal supply chains being managed every day in our always on, mobile-first world. We stand for ease, access and opportunity. We lead purposeful innovation, champion entrepreneurs, advocate free trade and empower humans and their place in the era of autonomy and AI. We fight for our customers, a more sustainable planet and an ethical playing field.
FedEx inspires its more than 570,000 team members to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. FedEx is committed to connecting people and possibilities around the world responsibly and resourcefully, with a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations by 2040.
FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer:
  • Fortune "World's Most Admired Companies" - 2021
  • Forbes "Best Employers for Diversity" - 2021
  • LinkedIn "Top 100 Companies" - 2021
  • TIME "100 Most Influential Companies" - 2021
  • World HRD Congress "Best Gender Equality Workplace" - 2021
  • InsiderPro ComputerWorld "Best Places to Work for IT" - 2021

FedEx Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics disability, or protected Veteran status.
FedEx Services does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to job application procedures, hiring, and other terms and conditions of employment. Further, FedEx Services is prepared to make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee to enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the desired position, to perform the essential functions of the position in question, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees without disabilities, unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact [email protected]
More Information on FedEx
FedEx operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in Memphis, TN. FedEx was founded in 1973. It has 500000 total employees. To see all 112 open jobs at FedEx, click here.
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