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STRATEGIC BUSINESS PLANNING MANAGER

| Chicago

Description

The Services, Distribution, and Digital (SD&D) Division currently has an opening for a Strategic Business Manager located in Chicago, IL.  As a Strategic Business Manager you will be responsible for providing leadership in the development, coordination, communication, and implementation of the strategy for Caterpillar. This role will be responsible for developing the business strategy and ensuring results drive growth of the P&L.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrable problem solving and analysis skills, quickly generating hypotheses for problems and structuring analyses to support these hypotheses
  • Assertive team player who plays to win, with a demonstrated ability to lead a group to change with effective decision making
  • Rapidly frame complex business problems and develop a strategy for generating solutions, working across many parts of the organization to generate support
  • Explore acquisition opportunities to understand synergy with current and future business strategy
  • Research and gather market, competitive, and other information from multiple sources to consolidate in to well-structured outputs
  • Quantify scenarios or alternatives (costs, revenues, etc.) that inform strategic recommendations (e.g., market entry, investment opportunities, make vs. buy)
  • Provide strategy development thought-leadership and oversight for cross-division initiatives
  • Ensure appropriate communication strategies and audiences for all messaging related to strategy
  • Define appropriate implementation plans for overall strategy and key projects

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, Marketing or related field
  • 2 or more years of progressively responsible job-related experience in at least one of the following:  top-tier investment banking, private equity, or management consulting, as well as corporate strategy, finance, marketing, or engineering

Top Candidates Will Also Have: 

  • Ability to present solutions for complex business issues to Senior Executives
  • Proven record of delivering quantifiable results
  • Previous experience managing diverse teams to deliver business results 
  • Previous experience developing and executing business strategy
  • Ability to quickly and concisely communicate key messages
  • Experience with strategy development and business acumen
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, mastery of PowerPoint, Word and Excel  

 Additional Information: 

 

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website www.Caterpillar.com/careers

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Location

In the heart of Chicago's lively West Loop area, we have easy access to public transport, great bars and restaurants, and an awesome office roof deck.

What are Cat Digital Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
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
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
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