Tech Data - Americas

  • Strategy & Transformation Associate

    Location US-FL-Clearwater
    Req Number
    2018-20506
    Weekly Work Hours
    40
    Shift
    8-5
    Travel Required
    Less than 10%
    Relocation Assistance Available
    No
    Working Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    The primary purpose of this position is to support the Director of Global Strategy with variety of strategic initiatives. Workload will entail assisting with the following:


    • Support variety of strategic efforts inclusive of playing a pivotal role in building twelve month and three year strategic plans
    • Supporting plans to align organizational objectives with achievable targets intended to meet stockholder and leadership expectations.
    • Support plans to drive improvements to internal processes, customer focused services and products and marketing strategies
    • Assists with the development and oversight of the business’s corporate strategies in order to support growth objectives
    • Collaborates with both internal and external stakeholders, and leads cross-functional teams in the development of business-wide operational strategies
    • Analyze of competitor performance, operational performance, innovations, markets from various internal and external sources in order to develop strategic options
    • Examine the profitability of Vendor and product areas
    • May require up to 10% travel to visit potential acquisition targets or regional operations

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    • Plays the role of a strategy assistant to all departmental leadership within the organization, providing much needed support in the formulation of individual department strategies.  (30%)
    • Help develop strategic threat identification and evaluation processes  (10%)
    • Analyze long-term market trends for the purpose of providing recommendations to leadership and management across the business in regard to business development opportunities, inclusive of acquisition and disposal strategies (10%)
    • Work with the business’s senior executives in setting the vision and agenda of the business and work with the day-to-day planning teams in developing a clear roadmap (5%)
    • Assist with development of a decentralized activity planning process and ensuring its adoption across the businesses (20%)
    • Bring together crucial pieces of information such as competitor performance, operational performance, innovations, markets, etc., from various internal and external sources in order to develop strategic options (25%)

     

    Other Duties & Responsibilities:
     
    • Additional duties as assigned
    • Meets attendance and punctuality standards

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

     Education & Certifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree with College of Business field of study required.

    • Master's / Postgraduate Degree with College of Business Field of Study preferred.
    • Other Education / Certifications: Preferred studies: Finance, Economics, or Mathematics 

     

    Experience:
    • No prior experience necessary.

     

    Working Conditions:
    • Classroom environment.
    • Consistent non-standard work or overtime as business requires.
    • Must be located at the Clearwater corporate office.

     

    Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Execute instructions and to request clarification when needed.
    • Perform mathematical calculations.
    • Recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency.
    • Communicate clearly and convey necessary information.
    • Create and conduct formal presentations.
    • Interact effectively with all levels of management.
    • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
    • Constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
    • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
    • Build solid, effective working relationships with others.

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