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VP Corporate Strategy and Business Development in Chicago,US at Stericycle

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

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Job Description

The VP of Corporate Strategy and Business Transformation will be responsible for overseeing the identification, exploration, and analysis of new opportunities and developing new strategic business initiatives that support global growth and cost savings objectives of the organization.

Key Job Activities:
Provide development, leadership and oversight of a 7-9 person internal strategy team to lead strategic opportunities across all Stericycle BU’s and Functions
Sets the overall direction and oversees all activities of the Corporate Strategy Directors as they work on projects to achieve our strategic opportunities
Serve as part of, and collaborate with, the Business Transformation team to understand the strategic direction and objectives of the organization and align on strategies in support of this direction
Lead the creation of the Stericycle dynamic five-year strategic road map, including building Executive team support, and leading team towards initial financial and operational evaluations of business development opportunities.
Work with external advisors in the evaluation and execution of strategic opportunities, including on-going leadership support for our Stericycle Business Transformation
Collaborate with a myriad of colleagues and external sources to identify potential partnership or acquisition candidates which support the broader organizational goals

Job Requirements

Education and Experience required (including certifications and/or software requirements for the position):

Undergraduate degree in a relevant field of study, and MBA from a leading graduate business school
Eight or more years of corporate strategy and/or business development experience
Five or more years of experience in a leadership role
4-6 years in a top tier Management Consulting firm (McKinsey, Bain, BCG, AT Kearney, Deloitte, etc.)
Deep and broad business acumen with strong analytical, decision making, and problem solving skills
Good financial acumen, able to make financial decisions based on return on investment
Strong analytical skills, able to use data to drive decision making to ensure business goals are met
Strong interpersonal skills, able to manage people through data and influence without being direct reports
Strong project management / organizational skills with demonstrated success in managing multiple large-scale, high profile projects at once.
Good communication skills
Position needs to be based in Chicago

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