Business Strategy Senior Consultant at Motorola Solutions

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

The Business Strategy Senior Consultant will collaborate closely with other members of the Corporate Strategy team and executives from the products and services business units to identify, analyze, and prioritize opportunities to drive shareholder value. Specific job duties include:

  • 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

Knowledge and Skill Required:

  • BA/BS in Business Administration, Economics, Financial Mathematics, Business Analytics and Statistics or other business-related field required

  • Excellent strategic thinking, analysis, and problem solving skills

  • Extensive knowledge of and ability to manage statistical analysis and financial modeling

  • Ability to identify and draw on leading-edge analytical tools and techniques to develop creative approaches and new insights to improve MSI’s business

  • Team player who works well cross-functionally with others at all levels of the organization

  • Experience in a fast-paced team environment and comfortable in ambiguous and rapidly evolving situations 

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

  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills, including interview, negotiation, presentation, and influence.

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

  • Ability to identify correlation and causation among multiple intelligences and to draw insight 

  • Strong relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting

  • Highly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint


Basic Requirements
  • BA/BS degree required

  • 2+ years of experience in a top-tier management consulting firm, corporate strategy, investment banking or any strategic function with exposure to consulting, analytics and modeling


Travel Requirements
Under 10%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
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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