Manager, Corporate Strategy

Manager, Corporate Strategy

222 W Adams St, 11th Floor
Chicago, Illinois, 60606
United States

West Monroe isn’t a start-up consulting firm, but we act like one.
From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? As a leader in the growing Strategic Growth function, the Strategy Manager will have the opportunity to translate the firmwide Strategy into actionable and quantitative plans, fulfilling our purpose to Build the Next Generation of Leaders, while impacting the firm’s aggressive growth goals.

Think you’re up to the challenge?
In this role, you will be responsible for working with firm leadership to r oll-out our long-term and annual Strategy. We are entering the 3rd year of our 3-year corporate plan. You could join us while we are formulating our next long-term strategic plan and own the rollout of that strategy. You’ll work with leadership and cross-functional teams to drive the successful execution of strategic plans and initiatives including project and change management. The ideal candidate will have 6-8 years of experience in consulting, strategic planning and project management. The right candidate will have proven process orientation, a passion for stakeholder and change management, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and success managing priorities across a number of internal stakeholders and projects. He/she will have the opportunity to work closely with the Sr Managing Director of Strategic Growth and Executive Committee of West Monroe Partners while reporting into the Senior Manager of Strategic Growth.

Please note that this is an internal, strategy role within Shared Services

Job Summary & Responsibilities:
1. Translation and Implementation of Strategy
a. Understand the intent and outcome of firmwide strategy and developing executable roadmaps across the organization for achievement
b. Effectively cascades and implements strategy and initiatives properly aligned with the enterprise-wide priorities; Ensuring departmental/unit strategic planning projects reflect organizational strategic priorities
c. Defines a robust stakeholder approach to engage the business for an effective end-to-end strategy delivery model
d. Develop change management plans and coach leadership on creating and implementing effective organizational change plans
e. Work with communications and people t eams to ensure effective communication strategies
f. Work with strategic initiative owners to ensure proper planning of strategic initiatives
2. Mobilization & Monitoring of Strategy
a. Mobilizes and manages through influence teams of individuals, in particular practices, office and shared services leads and operations teams, charged with executing strategies
b. Develops dashboards to monitor and report progress/execution of strategic plan
c. Acts as PMO across strategic initiatives
d. Escalates risks as necessary
e. Acts as a resource across an organization to increase broad cohesion for strategic plans
3. Strategy Design/Development
a. Collaborates within Strategy and Strategic Growth to identify opportunities for cross-functional synergi es and strategic initiatives
b. Draws insights from execution/monitoring, gathers and analyzes internal data to contribute to the team’s recommendations
c. Support execution of firmwide strategy meetings and retreats

Qualifications:
* Minimum 6-8 years of experience in consulting, strategic planning and project management experience in a professional services environment
* Bachelor’s Degree required (MBA preferred)
* Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills required. Solid Microsoft Office Word skills.
* Strong process and process execution skills
* Experience translating strategy to successful execution
* Leadership skills to lead teams by influence, activating others to execute and drive results by working across departments in matrixed environment
* Passion for change management, stakeholder management and relationship building
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Complex cross-functional project lead experience
* Ability to effectively work in group environment
* Strong work ethic with demonstrated initiative and persistence
* A positive, can-do attitude
* A high degree of independence and executive presence
* Strong communication skills with prior experience preparing and delivering executive level presentations
* High level of maturity in a highly visible role with access to confidential information
* Ability to travel 20-25% of the time

So, if you're looking for an opportunity to flex your Strategy muscles in a high-energy, team-oriented environment where you own your career, we'd love to hear from you.

Think you've got what it takes? Join our team and make us better.

West Monroe Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer -
We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Location

222 West Adams Street , Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of West Monroe Partners

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

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What makes someone successful on your team?

If you refuse to shy away from a challenge and enjoy working with an intelligent group of people that genuinely care about those around them, your success will be imminent at West Monroe.

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What are West Monroe Partners Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Where you decide to build your career is one of the most important decisions you will make. Our hope is you see the value of building it here at West Monroe Partners. As a firm, we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow and well into the future.

We invest in you. At West Monroe Partners, we don't just give lip service to the philosophy that people matter. We invest in it, through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

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