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VP, Strategy & Planning - Solutions

| Chicago

What We'll Bring:

The VP, Strategy & Planning - Solutions is responsible for developing long-term solution-driven strategies to meet TransUnion’s growth and profitability objectives globally across its core strategic solution families (currently five).

The role will need to keep abreast of emerging technologies, data and customer use cases across products, verticals and regions in order to look for connections, threats and opportunities. Using that insight the role integrates, stress-tests and helps develop multi-year strategic roadmaps, which align with specific business unit goals, while defining high-level product capabilities and future needs to meet those requirements. The role is also responsible for developing business cases and financial models, which support the roadmaps and associated investments, and quantify the value delivered by the strategies.
The role will help establish a framework and discipline for long-term planning and forward-looking solutions design that ensures TU remains relevant in the market and can continually grow market share in the face of our competition.

 

What You'll Bring:

  • Deep knowledge and experience in product strategy and management, preferably in financial services, technology, or big data
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and conceptualize solutions that solve business problems
  • Ability to drive and facilitate discussion amongst key stakeholders in the pursuit of optimal solution strategies
  • Proven success navigating large, matrixed organizations
  • Self-starter, comfortable to start projects from a blank sheet of paper

 

Impact You'll Make:

  • Develop an overall cohesive solution strategy and 3 year plan, that integrates across the individual Solutions businesses to meet the long-term product growth objectives of TransUnion
  • Create a process to review, update, and refine the overall solution strategy as well as ongoing portfolio and priority management
  • Review opportunities for growth submitted by solution owners, prioritizing opportunities based on potential impact to the customer and productization of the solution
  • Help solution leaders identify and manage new ideas and opportunities for growth, including M&A, investments, etc.
  • Collaborate with solution leaders to monitor and deliver against specific growth targets
  • Play the role of senior project/program manager on strategic or cross-solution projects, and bring timely and useful insight, perspective, and analytical support
  • Conduct industry research on competitors, provide expertise to advisory boards, and present at TU conferences and summits

 

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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