Silicon Valley Bank is looking for a Director of Corporate Strategy as part of the team that develops strategic initiatives, corporate planning process, and ad-hoc strategic and business development initiatives.
This role reports directly to the Head of Corporate Strategy. This person should have the ability to implement complex cross-functional projects and clearly articulate progress to leadership.
Roles & Responsibilities
Lead strategic growth projects across the business from idea to execution
Build analytical models and perform regular financial, performance, and market analyses to ensure well-founded strategies are developed across all business units and functions
Maintain the company view on the competitive landscape within the industry and work with business unit leaders to help define broader market development opportunities
Define and drive analyses aimed at developing a deep and holistic understanding of business performance, growth drivers, and trends
Manage and coach a small team of strategy professionals on both hard and soft skills, ranging from problem-solving and communication to project management, model building and report writing
Keep your finger on the pulse of the business to ensure it is operating as successfully as possible, stepping in to help drive improvements as needed
Perform other ad hoc projects as required
Qualifications Professional experience: A minimum of 8 years managerial experience required, preferably within the Financial Services or Technology industries
Strategy experience: A minimum of 8 years of experience in strategy or management consulting and/or internal corporate strategic planning required
Education: Bachelor's degree and an MBA from a top business school or other graduate degree is preferred
Ability to think at a strategic level while simultaneously rolling up the sleeves to solve for key opportunities and problems
Demonstrated experience influencing across all levels of an organization
The ability to juggle multiple complex projects while maintaining an impeccable judgment and attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills required
Solid negotiation skills, excellent partnering and influencing skills within an organization as well as with key outside partners
Excellent business & financial acumen
Internal Number: 6035800
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