Corporate Strategy Analyst

| Chicago


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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
The Motorola Solutions Corporate Strategy team is responsible for creating our overall strategy and working directly with our executive leadership to identify and address the company’s most important issues and opportunities in order to improve short and long term business performance. The Corporate Strategy team’s responsibilities include management of the strategic planning process as well as the in-depth analysis of market trends, competition and internal business metrics.
Job Description

You will work collaboratively alongside the company’s senior strategy team members supporting strategic planning, market insights, quantitative analysis, and financial modeling activities. This is a unique opportunity to be a core member of a small team working on high visibility strategic projects which are commissioned by the executive leadership of the company.

Specific Job Duties

  • Conduct research and analysis to support the strategic planning process – i.e., analyze industry trends, the competitive landscape, organic/inorganic growth opportunities, etc.

  • Create statistical models to identify key trends/patterns in external and internal data, forecast business performance, simulate the impact of potential strategic options/decisions

  • Conduct research and benchmark industry best practices

  • Support due diligence efforts to evaluate potential partners or acquisition candidates

  • Create presentations used by senior leadership for internal and external audiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent strategic thinking, analysis and problem solving skills 

  • Ability to identify correlation and causation and draw insights among multiple factors

  • Experience with statistical analysis and financial modeling

  • Able to structure complex problems in simple, easy-to-understand ways

  • Ability to identify and draw on leading-edge analytical tools and techniques to develop creative approaches and new insights

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong project management skills, including project structuring and managing multiple work streams independently

  • Team player who works well cross-functionally across multiple levels of the organization

  • Strong relationship building skills, including partnering and consulting

  • Ability to quickly learn new industries, markets, technologies, and regions

  • Comfort with fast-paced and rapidly evolving environments


Basic Requirements
  • 2+ years of experience in a top-tier management consulting firm, corporate strategy, marketing research, or any strategic function with exposure to consulting, analytics, or modeling

  • BS/BA degree in Business, Analytics, Finance, Economics, Mathematics or related major 

  • High proficiency in Excel/Sheets and PowerPoint/Slides


Travel Requirements
None
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
New Grad
Referral Payment Plan
Yes


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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