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Strategic Initiatives Manager

New York, New York

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Description

The Strategic Initiatives team is seeking a Manager to join our fast paced and impactful team. The Strategic Initiatives Manager will provide project management support and discipline on business-critical initiatives that are cross-functional, company-wide, and complex. This is a high profile and demanding role that requires a combination of keen analytical and cogent communication skills. The ideal candidate will have experience in large-scale and complex program delivery with an emphasis on cross-functional collaboration.

About the team:

The Strategic Initiatives team’s mission is to partner with internal stakeholders to manage complex, company-wide, non-standard efforts. We provide the resources, tools and best practices to help the business execute against our company strategy. Our team helps business leaders drive a variety of high profile initiatives, which have included go-to-market readiness, organizational transformation, and implementation of corporate systems and controls.

About the job:

• Provide project management support and discipline on critical initiatives that are cross-functional, company-wide, and complex
• Drive initiatives with structured project delivery techniques
• Decompose complex problems into clear actionable plans
• Partner with business leadership across the organization to ensure projects and initiatives deliver well defined business outcomes
• Track and report progress against plan and provide weekly status report to Executive Sponsor, Corporate Strategy & Business Development Leader, and Strategic Initiatives Leader
• Manage project resources and financials within plan/budget
• Conduct project retrospectives
• Act as trusted advisors; share best practices across Xandr to improve execution rigor across the company



Qualifications

• You are a strategic thinker with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and cross-team capability

• You have a proven ability to decompose complex opportunities and problems into well-defined projects
• You are detail-oriented with strong project management and operational skills
• You have exceptional story-telling presentation, communication and writing skills
• You have strong analytical and quantitative skills, expertise in visually telling a story with data to secure alignment, and are proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and project management tools & software
• You have demonstrated leadership and vision in managing major cross-functional projects or initiatives that touch multiple senior business partners
• You have excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style, with a strong “ownership” mentality and a bias for action
• BA/BS degree; advanced degree or MBA a plus
• 3-5 years of post-university experience in a role in which you were personally responsible driving complex projects to completion
• Preferred experience from top tier consulting or investment banking, ideally with experience interfacing with executive stakeholders
• Technical background and/or familiarity with ad tech and online advertising business models a plus but not required


Job ID 1927008 Date posted 05/30/2019

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