Strategic Projects Associate

| Zürich, CHE
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Company Description

When something is created - either in construction or industry markets - our solutions for bonding, sealing, reinforcing and protecting are almost always included. We trust in the skills of our more than 34’000 employees worldwide to develop innovative products that tackle the new challenges of today’s world. With subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and more than 300 factories, Sika generated annual sales of more than 10 billion in 2023.

Job Description

Are you passionate about developing and implementing strategic initiatives which drive growth? Are you ready to transform data into valuable insights to support strategic decision-making at Sika?

As part of the Strategic Project Management team of Region EMEA and Americas, we are looking for a Strategic Projects Associate who will be responsible to design and implement solutions supporting growth initiatives, drive projects focusing on business development and operational efficiencies. In your role, you will work closely with cross-functional teams ranging from Operations to Sales to gather insights on business performance, analyze data and develop strategic masterplans as well as be involved in day-to-day execution and tracking.

Exciting Challenges

  • Interpret data, analyse results and define actions with Business, Marketing and Operations stakeholders to solve key business challenges
  • Identify new opportunities provided by available data to generate valuable insights for the business and support growth
  • Actively support countries / areas to review their strategic business plans and support translation into operations footprints through regular project drumbeats, dedicated workshops, as well as storytelling guidance and presentation drafting
  • Play a key role in analysing the impact of M&A activities on country masterplans and support local teams during the integration processes
  • Improve current and develop new processes and solutions and lead their roll-out across country organizations
  • Support in drafting presentation and data visualization for country / area / region top-management leveraging insights identified through data analysis / workshops / other researches
  • Create strong link with cross-functional teams to introduce and expand innovative solutions

Qualifications

We Need Your Skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Data Science, Engineering or related fields
  • 2-4 years of experience with strategic projects and data analysis at a top consulting company or in a strategy/ business development team
  • Strong ability to connect the dots and create compelling stories suitable for the top management team
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with ability of translating data insights into actionable plans
  • High autonomy combined with an entrepreneurial mindset and a can-do attitude
  • Positive and energetic spirit that brings innovative ideas that engage people around you
  • Proficiency in Excel and Office suite, knowledge of data visualization software (e.g. Tableau, BI) is a plus
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), German is a plus
  • Based in Zurich but flexible for occasional international travels

Additional Information

For more information about this exciting challenge please get in contact with Stefan Schotte - Senior Talent Acquisition Partner / [email protected]
We look forward to your direct online application.

More Information on Sika
Sika operates in the Chemical industry. The company is located in Seattle, Washington . It has 15576 total employees. To see all 127 open jobs at Sika, click here.
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