Corporate Strategy and Development Associate

| Chicago

Job Description Summary

The Corporate Strategy and Development Associate will report to the VP, Corporate Strategy & Development and work closely with the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), including the CEO, CFO, and SVP, Corporate Strategy & Development to identify and execute growth opportunities for the company. The work includes the full range of corporate strategy, business development, M&A activities, and alliances.

 

Job Duties

  • Conduct market scans, develop ideas for growth

  • Conduct company / competitive research

  • Incubate expansion opportunities and business development

  • Lead corporate development initiatives

  • Support strategy initiatives for existing business, executive team and board of directors

  • Provide acquisition support and execute acquisition due diligence in concert with the finance team and other executives

  • Provide assistance with strategic alliances, transactions and facilitating strategy development

  • Provide analytic support for creation of business cases to pursue new investment and potential partnership/acquisition opportunities

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2-3 years of strategy consulting experience from a leading strategy consulting firm (BCG, Bain, McKinsey or a boutique corporate strategy advisory); will also consider candidates with equivalent investment banking experience
  • Experience in new market entry, growth initiatives
  • Prior experience in the technology sector or demonstrated interest
  • Proven quantitative skills, along with demonstrated problem-solving /decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated record of performance with large and small projects; strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, as well as the ability to discuss critical contractual issues with a variety of senior leaders and experienced legal counsel
  • Self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity and independent work

 

Why Choose CCC

 

We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer generous benefit plans and resources designed with employee satisfaction in mind.
What we value is simple - customers, employee commitment, collaboration and clear communication.

We hire people who will embrace the company’s goals and productively contribute in ways that help us serve the customer, innovate, and stay strong.
We make it a priority to keep employees healthy, happy and enriched.

  • Healthy - Wellness programs and Perkspot/employee discount program
  • Happy – Recognition programs, a confidential employee assistance program, and flexible work arrangements such as staggered start times
  • Enriched – Tuition reimbursement, training and learning programs, and leadership development opportunities

 

Our corporate headquarters is located in downtown Chicago within the historic Merchandise Mart—a certified LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building.

CCC Information Services was ranked #17 in the Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago in 2017 by Built In Chicago, an online community for digital technology entrepreneurs in Chicago.

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Location

Two city blocks and twenty-five stories of innovation and culture. theMART is interwoven into the fabric of Chicago’s history as an innovator in tech.
222 Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL 60654

Insider's spotlight

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started as an intern at CCC; I was trusted to work with extraordinary technology. Now, as an Architect, I get to work on those ideas and new ones with other pioneers - that type of innovation ignites my creativity.

Amin

Architecture and DevOps Engineer

Perks of working here

401(K)
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Conferences & Training
Dental
Game Room
Generous PTO
Happy Hours
Health Benefits
Onsite Gym
Remote Work Program
Tuition Reimbursement
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