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Director Strategy & Business Development

Stericycle | Chicago IL 60606 USA | Full Time | Posted: 07/31/2020

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Position Purpose:

The Product and Innovation team is aligned with commercial and corporate leadership at Stericycle to drive initiatives in five major areas: Business Development / M&A, Strategic Initiatives, Competitive Strategy & Intelligence, Strategic Planning, and Product Development & Innovation

While part of the broader Product and Innovation team, this highly visible role will be most heavily focused on facilitating the development of and ultimately crafting the future strategy for Stericycle across all lines of business, working with his/her peers in Product and Innovation as well as corporate, commercial, engineering, and financial leadership. Specific responsibilities will include:

Business development and M&A – Responsible for facilitating development of our go-forward M&A strategy, as well as assessment of specific acquisition, joint venture, and alliance opportunities globally

Strategic initiatives – Lead important strategic initiatives mandated by the Board of Directors or the Executive Committee on behalf of the enterprise, which involves partnering with functional and regional business leaders. Types of initiatives we drive include market entry, growth strategy, and portfolio strategy. Going forward there is an increasing focus on the digital transformation of the enterprise, including Consumer Experience/Journey and direct to consumer strategies.

Competitive strategy & intelligence – Partner with the Executive Leadership Team to shape the competitive strategy for the company and embed it into long range plans. Assess competitor activities and performance, including being accountable for ongoing competitive monitoring.

Strategic planning – Define the strategic planning process for the enterprise, including long range planning, strategic planning, and strategy reviews with the Board of Directors. Build and facilitate sessions with functional leaders to surface, align, and ultimately execute against key initiatives

Product Development & Innovation – Develop product strategy to support current and new products, features, enhancements, and processes.

Key Job Activities:

Lead high priority strategy projects and orchestrate workstreams across the commercial and broader Stericycle team; own overall efforts (i.e., full accountability of projects), including project plans, recommendations, impact, and syndication across groups

Develop a comprehensive understanding of the Stericycle portfolio of services businesses (including by geography) in order to propose and analyze strategic decisions across the enterprise

Evaluate M&A and corporate development opportunities that further the corporate strategy including coordination of diligence and deal execution in partnership with the M&A teams

As required, execute special projects within the scope of customer experience and/or marketing

Understand and stay current on industry trends, competitive landscape, internal product/innovation, and internal commercial/engineering programs

Required Education: in Bachelors or Equivalent
Preferred Education: in MBA
Experience (North America & LATAM):
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent experience
  • Preferred MBA from a leading graduate business school
  • 4-6 years of experience in sales strategy, sales management, marketing management or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in a top tier management consulting firm
Experience (EMEAA):
Certifications and/or Licenses:

The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job or person. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.

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Location Chicago, IL, 60606, United States
Categories Business Management/Consulting

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