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Sr Director, Corporate Strategy

Company: Equifax
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Job Description:

Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America Full time J00098277

Sr. Director- Corporate Strategy

The Senior Director, Corporate Strategy will play a pivotal role in the year-round process that shapes Equifax’s enterprise strategy and the Business Units’ (BUs) and Center of Excellence’s (COEs) business strategies. You will be providing strategic recommendations to the CEO and BU/COE leaders by (a) leading assessments on high priority growth opportunities, (b) creating comprehensive market and competitive assessments, and (c) partnering with the M&A team to understand the strategic fit of acquisition targets and partners. You will drive a continuous dialogue across the organization by supporting and coordinating the annual Strategic Thinking & Planning process, in terms of content development (e.g., strategic thinking sessions) and presentations (e.g., CEO, Board of Directors meetings). You will work closely with the Business Units (Sales, Strategy, Marketing, Product Development, etc.) as well as with Enterprise functions (Finance, Corporate Development, Data & Analytics, Technology, etc.)

Responsibilities

You will combine internal and external intel on macro, market, and competitive events and trends (e.g., emerging business models, new capabilities, traditional and non-traditional / emerging players, ongoing M&A activity), distill key insights, and articulate relevant opportunities or threats for our company

You will run strategy projects to assess new opportunities or identify solutions to potential threats (i.e., articulate and size the opportunity / solution, flesh out implications for EFX and potential competitive responses, lay out path for execution, prepare presentation material, socialize it with key stakeholders, and present to senior executives)

Assist BUs / COEs in planning and executing their strategic initiatives

You will lead working sessions with cross-functional internal (top, middle management) and external stakeholders to identify new opportunities: facilitate the process, contribute with thought leadership, analyze and distill the outcome of the sessions, and create executive-level recommendations or feed them into the annual strategic planning process

You will partner with M&A and BU teams to assess the strategic fit of potential acquisition targets and partners, and support them in shaping up the business case

Support annual Strategic Thinking & Planning process: identification and prioritization of opportunities, coordination of BUs and COEs and creation of an enterprise view, stress-testing of financial projections / forecasts, preparation of material for key meetings with CEO and Board of Directors

You will act as liaison between Corporate Strategy and BUs / COEs to keep the latter ones appraised with the enterprise strategic direction and collect from them input on main trends, events, opportunities, issues, and decisions in their businesses

What makes you a good fit for this role?

MBA

7+ years of experience in strategy roles, of which 3+ in Top Tier management consulting firms, with a proven track record of (a) leading strategy projects while working across multiple stakeholder groups and (b) defining and delivering a cross-enterprise strategy

Experience in Financial Services and in leading strategic engagements for M&A are a preferred plus

Highly independent in thinking and framing problems, driven by intellectual curiosity

High degree of comfort on managing multiple assignments and priorities simultaneously

Strong quantitative and problem solving skills

Executive presence and comfort with presenting to senior executives

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Proven ability to influence and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to align and coordinate internal resources

Refined skills in developing and delivering compelling presentations

High energy, with strong will and ambition to learn and work on new things

Less than 25% travel

Who is Equifax?

Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses trusted unique data, creative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions.

Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our people makes a difference in our business.

We are looking for talented and amazing team players who want to accelerate our growth, while doing some of the best work of their careers. Join us as we transform our business and help people live their financial best!

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

We offer an excellent compensation packages with high-reaching market salaries and 401k matching, along with the works: comprehensive healthcare packages, schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Location

1550 : This position sits in our Corporate Headquarters in Midtown, which includes an onsite café, walking distance (or an Uber ride) away from several restaurants, and offers free covered parking, too (who doesn't love free?)

To speak to us about this role in more detail apply online.

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What we do, where we are. Equifax is a global data, analytics, and technology company. We believe knowledge drives progress. We blend unique data, analytics, and technology with a passion for serving customers globally, to create insights that power decisions to move people forward.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Equifax operates or has investments in 24 countries in North America, Central and South America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. It is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index, and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. Equifax employs approximately 11,000 employees worldwide.

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.

Equifax and the Equifax marks used herein are trademarks of Equifax Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

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