Strategy Director

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
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We're looking for people who put their innovation work to advance our success - and their own. Join an organization that ensures a more secure world through connecting and protecting our customers with inventive electrical solutions.


The Director of Strategy will support the long-term strategy development by providing strategic thought leadership and project management on a broad range of critical topics. The Director will work collaboratively with colleagues across Segments and Enterprise, helping articulate the areas of focus, as well as designing bespoke strategies that enable success. The Strategy Director must have an ability to develop frameworks and solve problems across a variety of areas, each of which will have a significant impact on the long-term success of nVent.

  • Own and lead competitive analysis, drawing insights and implications
    • Assess competitive dynamics, lead scenario planning and competitive benchmarking exercises to develop competitive strategies and competitive intelligence for the company
    • Identify, define, and articulate industry, sector and emerging trends and how they may affect nVent's businesses
    • Support the analysis of industry and competitive dynamics as part of M&A diligences
    • Ensures alignment on industry and sector intelligence across nVent's businesses
    • Own all financial and quantitative analyses that will yield critical answers to the questions at hand. Understand the required data sets to complete the analyses and procure them accordingly
  • Lead 'special projects' that advance key strategic priorities and evaluate white space opportunities for possible expansion leveraging project management, analytical and decision support skills
  • Help develop strategic rationale and quantify organic and inorganic investment requirements
  • Support the annual strategic planning process and specific deep dive topics, including long range planning, strategic planning, and strategy reviews with the Board of Directors
  • Lead/Support Critical Communication Development & Business Reporting effectively, both verbally and on paper, at the most senior levels of the organization by development of major presentations for senior executives


  • Master's Degree in Business Administration
  • 10+ years of professional experience, including broad-based experience in strategy and industry/financial analysis within a Corporate or Consulting setting; 5+ years' experience at a top- tier management consulting firm preferred
  • Strong time management skills; ability to prioritize and balance work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Bring the ability to build consensus, simplify the complex and develop clear communication and presentation materials to a variety of audiences
  • Demonstrated experience leading both junior and senior-level cross-functional teams through influence and thought leadership
  • Be comfortable acting as an individual contributor and as a team manager (Player/Coach)
  • Understand how to deliver on short time frames and be committed to meeting deadlines
  • Communicate in an open and honest way that quickly builds trust and respect
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit, Combination of out of the box thinking and ability to question the status quo and generally accepted beliefs. Comfort with ambiguity and change


  • A dynamic global reach with diverse operations around the world that that will stretch your abilities, provide plentiful career opportunities, and allow you to make an impact every day
    • We are a $2.1 billion, high-performance electrical company with a dedicated team of 9,000 people, across more than 80 global locations
    • We have a robust portfolio of product brands dating back more than 100 years and including: nVent CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF and TRACER

  • Commitment to strengthen communities where our employees live and work
    • We encourage and support the philanthropic activities of our employees worldwide
    • Through our nVent in Action matching program, we provide funds to nonprofit and educational organizations where our employees volunteer or donate money

  • Core values that shape our culture and drive us to deliver the best for our employees and our customers. We're known for being:
    • Innovative & adaptable
    • Dedicated to absolute integrity
    • Focused on the customer first
    • Respectful and team oriented
    • Optimistic and energizing
    • Accountable for performance

  • Benefits to support the lives of our employees


At nVent, we connect and protect our customers with inventive electrical solutions. People are our most valuable asset. Inclusion and diversity means that we celebrate and encourage each other's authenticity because we understand that uniqueness sparks growth.
More Information on nVent
nVent operates in the Big Data industry. The company is located in St Louis Park, MN. nVent was founded in 2018. It has 10001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 17 open jobs at nVent, click here.
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