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Senior Director, Corporate Strategy

Company: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Location: Akron
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: -93518
Sponsorship Available: -No
Relocation Assistance Available: -Yes -Goodyear. More Driven.Responsibilities:As a member of the Strategy and Business Development team and under the leadership of the VP Strategy and Business Development, the primary function of the Senior Director, Corporate Strategy -is to:Oversee and execute strategic initiatives that cut across the enterprise for the CEO and the Senior Leadership teamSolve high-impact problems and develop actionable solutions for the most challenging issues and opportunities facing the company, with a focus on corporate/global/business/cross-sector work for the CEO and Senior Leadership teamIdentify future growth opportunities for the organization, with particular attention to the capabilities needed to operationalize and capture value from these areas.The responsibilities of Senior Director, Corporate Strategy -will include, but not be limited to the following:Provide courageous thought leadership to business partners, including the Senior Leadership team, and other operating leaders on a broad range of business-critical topicsIdentify and deconstruct business issues and develop strategic, analytical, and financial frameworks to conduct analysesDemonstrate strong leadership and significant influence management skills with the ability to gain credibility with Sr Leadership while challenging the status quoBuild "Executive ready" project deliverables that turn strategy into action, create a get it done mindset in the teamAssist in the creation, planning and execution of the Global Strategic Planning ProcessAdd personal insight, galvanize discussion and debate across the organization on key strategic issues, generating ideas and creative frameworks, and use a combination of facts, judgment, and personal impact to build credibility and influence outcomesManage Directors as they lead project teams to ensure expected quality, insight, ability and timing of projects is met ; oversee data analytics processes to ensure conclusions are grounded in factDirectly manage project teams as required, working with directors, managers and analysts to drive outcomesProactively and effectively manages external resources and firms during projects and at other times while ensuring that Goodyear gets appropriate value from these engagements -Execute against time-sensitive requests from the VP-Corporate Strategy and Business Development, as well as cross-functional business partnersProactively take on additional responsibilities and projects as needed to continuously improve Goodyear's performance.Maintain an external mindset, including staying on top of consumer, competitive, technology, customer and macroeconomic/geopolitical trendsLead the agenda for the key capabilities for all areas for the entire Global Strategy function (e.g. Recruiting, Training, Knowledge Management, etc.), create an effective recruiting, development -and retention machine for the Strategy functionProfessional Experience & Competencies:10+ -years of business experience in strategy consulting, related business analysis, functional line experience within strategy, marketing, finance, operations, or sales analytics with a history of demonstrated business success. -7+ years of consulting experience with one of the blue-chip strategy consulting firms (Bain, BCG, McKinsey, etc.) or comparable strategy consulting firm / function.Experience creating a diverse strategy function from the ground up that builds the strategy muscle for the enterprise not just the function, managing both direct and indirect teams as well as partnering with multiple businesses -Excellent communication and presentation skills, including strong PowerPoint / deck-writing skills; capable of catering a message appropriately for a given audienceDemonstrated track record of success working in a fast-paced setting while also working in the context of a large, complex, global organization where working across boundaries and leading through influence are keys to successGlobal outlook with sensitivity and awareness of social and cultural differences; foreign language skills highly desiredEducation:A -Bachelor's degree is required. -MBA from a top-tier business school is strongly preferred.Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 -facilities in 23 -countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to . -Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.Click here -for more information about Equal Employment Opportunity laws, and here for additional supplementary information.

Keywords: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Akron , Senior Director, Corporate Strategy, Executive , Akron, Ohio

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