Newell Brands Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives in Atlanta, Georgia
Position Title: Sr. Manager – Strategic Initiatives
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Reports to: COO, Baby
The Sr. Manager - Strategic Initiatives will play an integral role helping the COO create and drive cross functional initiatives as well as identify and analyze M&A and other growth opportunities for the Baby division. To accomplish these objectives, the Sr. Analyst will be expected to lead cross functional teams, influence senior executives, and provide sharp, proactive, timely insights and analysis which drive improved business decisions and – as a result – enhanced business outcomes.
Responsibilities will include financial modeling, ,forecasting, leading cross functional projects, driving reporting and providing insights and analysis.
Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Create factbasesand recommendations to answer strategic questions.
Create executive level presentationmaterials for use in project updates
Develop and drive a comprehensive projectplan for key initiatives.
Prioritizeand develop key strategic initiatives based on factual, logical arguments.
Analyzeopportunities and create financial models to value them.
Model a culture that improves the organization’s comfortwith the speed of change, challenging assumptions, relentless pursuit ofimprovement – all with a high sense of personal accountability
Professionallychallenge current and/or traditional ways of thinking and lead newways/approaches
The successful candidate will be an established leader with a proven track record of providing business decision support through the delivery of timely and meaningful insights and analysis. The successful candidate must have strategic capabilities as well as be hands-on and comfortable with tactical execution.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance,or equivalent
Graduate degree (MBA preferred)
Engagement management experiencefrom top-tier consulting firm, preferably with experience in ConsumerGoods
Leadership: Significant trackrecord independently drivingmultiple, broad initiatives at one time and taking responsibility fordelivering stated outcomes regardless of challenges encountered
Teammanagement: Able to lead, coach, and develop team of 2 – 4 analyststhrough complex analyses and problems
Communication:Can build relationships and influence people across all levels in a matrixorganization
Executivepresence: Comfortable working with and influencing senior leaders; trackrecord of serving the needs of multiples leaders at one time
Analyticalskills: Rock solid ability to analyze complex problems using data frommultiple sources
Personal qualities: Resilient,driven, curious, flexible, positive, collaborative
Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.