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Director, Market Strategy - Auto

| Chicago

What We'll Bring:

The Director of Market Strategy, Auto Finance will identify, evaluate, and develop new go-to-market strategies, including but not limited to new products and services, for the Auto Finance sub-vertical. You will be part of a team focused on key interactions with leading customers and business partners and the design and delivery of market-driven solutions.

You will lead small-to-medium sized projects, ensuring that initiatives are completed in a timely manner and that customer and stakeholder expectations are met. You will manage multiple projects, collaborate with cross-functional teams, understand overall priorities, and set expectations through clear and frequent communication (verbal and written). Additionally, you will compile, analyze, synthesize, and summarize qualitative and quantitative information from internal and external sources to address specific business needs and problems.

 

What You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, mathematics, engineering or one of the hard sciences
  • Master’s degree, preferably an M.B.A., from a top-tier university
  • Three or more years of experience in management consulting, strategic planning, or corporate strategy
  • Experience in financial services industry
  • Experience working with and presenting to senior-level managers and executives
  • Ability and willingness to travel 10% of the time for client meetings and industry conferences
  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills and a high degree of comfort managing multiple projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Proven track record for completing projects on time and as expected
  • Driven by intellectual curiosity and independent thinking
  • Passion and desire for continuous improvement
  • Ability to lead by doing with a positive “can do” attitude

 

Impact You'll Make:

Manage and lead key initiatives:

  • You will perform project management and coordination tasks, assigning and coordinating project activities for cross-functional teams, developing project plans and status reports and serving as the communications point for the project
  • You will drive and perform day-to-day operations of assigned projects to ensure that policies and procedures are followed; goals, scope and objectives are met; and services and projects are accomplished efficiently and effectively
  • You will prepare for and facilitate meetings and presentations, managing the pace and topics covered and summarizing and documenting meeting results.  You will also provide next steps on outstanding issues and assigned tasks resulting from meetings or presentations

 

Become the trusted advisor to business partners and key stakeholders:

  • You will build trust with business partners (internal and external), customers, key decision-makers, and project sponsors by meeting individual commitments and collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • You will utilize the relationships you build with product and industry experts as well as members of Sales, Marketing, IT and other functions to gather insights and develop actionable go-to-market plans

 

Develop industry insights:

  • You will conduct general market research activities by collecting and analyzing data to better describe our organization, the industries we serve, as well as our customers and business partners
  • You will build a solid understanding of the internal and external data sources available to fuel research projects and support/ refute key hypotheses
  • You will define and create meaningful business cases to support new products and other growth initiatives based on a fact-based, analytically-driven approach
  • Through your research, you will understand our business capabilities and requirements, the market’s demands and unmet needs, and any capability gaps that we may have
  • You will maintain awareness of current industries trends through industry publications, company press releases, and various forms of primary research – and use that information to formulate hypotheses about the future state of the industry

 

Draw insights from data analysis:

  • You will mine internal data for key customer trends and business opportunities
  • You will develop forecasting models (with different assumptions and scenarios) to support growth initiatives
  • You will translate qualitative information (through surveys and one-on-one interviews) into fact-based results, leading to actionable recommendations

 

Present conclusions and recommendations to key decision-makers:

  • You will understand key communication objectives (internal and external) and an effective path to meeting them
  • You will create client- and executive-ready materials (e.g., agendas, memos, discussion guides, marketing collateral, and PowerPoint presentations) for the purpose of delivering (and reinforcing) key messages and making key decisions with stakeholders
  • You will help create complete discussion documents with clearly articulated messages and storylines supported by market research and data analysis.

 

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
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
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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