Assists the executive
leadership team in the formulation, execution and revision of the company’s
strategic plan. Facilitates strategic planning sessions with leadership, at all
levels, to develop function level initiatives and projects to support the
company strategies for generating revenue and achieving profitability
goals. Continues to scan the internal environment to ensure
functional areas’ work focus continues to remain aligned with the established
company’s strategies. Works collaboratively and proactively with leaders
and key contributors to analyze, monitor and identify issues and problems that
could affect profitability, growth and productivity goals and results.
Facilitates the identification
and execution of solutions and actions for improving processes and systems,
while leveraging technologies. Collects, analyzes, draws
conclusions and delivers up to date research to senior leadership in key areas
(external environment, competitors, trends, market/industry, customers,
etc.). Leads and drives large and complex projects and
programs. Provides direction, delegates and takes responsibility for
the project lifecycle, while leading cross functional and FedEx
teams. Ensures strategic project plans are execute in a timely and
quality manner (program management). Manages our company’s strategy
scorecard. Directs and oversees the company’s communications
of strategic plans, programs and progress.
Job Duties and
· Facilitates the
formulation and execution of the company’s strategic plan. Works closely with
leadership including the President and CEO and Executive Leadership Team.
· Uses proven strategic
planning methodologies and tools for making the development and planning
process easy to do, understandable and repeatable.
· Directs the company’s
efforts to conduct internal and external environmental scans including
consolidating, analyzing, and providing up-to-date research to leadership
(i.e., organizational readiness, business trends, competition analysis,
regulatory requirements, market/industry trends and customer
· Works collaboratively
with leadership to align department strategies with company’s goals and
objectives. Ensures a solid prioritization process is applied for
managing resources including systems, people and vendors. Ensures
the company remains focused, disciplined and on-target.
· Directs and oversees the
communication of company plans, progress and successes to the appropriate
· Leads the process for
developing and maintaining company and department-level strategy scorecards for
monitoring progress, making course corrections and communicating misses and
· Leads and oversees large
and complex projects as well as multi-phased programs through all phases of the
project lifecycle. Mentors others to successfully lead strategic-focused
· Manages vendor
engagements and corporate working relationships in order to ensure the company
has the resources needed to achieve its strategic goals and objectives.
A Bachelor’s degree is required
for this position and a Master’s degree is preferred.
Project Management Professional
(PMP) certification, engineering certification, or equivalent experience is
preferred. Strategic Planning Certification (SPP, SMP, or SPA) or equivalent
experience is also preferred.
8-10 years of experience is
preferred in strategic planning, project management, engineering, and
We are a multiple
NorthCoast 99 award recipient, which recognizes the top employers in Northeast
Ohio! We offer attractive compensation, benefits and team member development.