Posted Aug 19, 2019
New York, NY
MACYS EAST LLC - 112 W 34TH ST
Corporate » Strategy, Analytics, and Innovation
You’ll explore new business opportunities and partner with our most critical lines of business to find new ways to increase customer loyalty, drive sales growth, and improve the customer experience.
Macy’s Strategic Business Development is an in-house strategy consulting group responsible for creating and pursuing strategies that can have meaningful impact on top- and bottom-line financial results. Applying analytical rigor and structured problem-solving, the Strategic Business Development group is engaging with business leaders across core retail functions in strategic problem solving for critical business problems. As change agents, the Strategic Business Development team is responsible not only for the formulation of these strategies but also for engaging cross-functional teams in their pursuit.
Reporting to the VP, Strategic Business Development will help identify, analyze, evaluate, and champion strategies and initiatives that will deliver significant top and bottom line growth for Macy’s. He / she will independently lead cross-functional teams of senior leaders to address and resolve key strategic challenges and develop multi-year strategic visions and roadmaps. The Director will be responsible for providing thought leadership and structure for ambiguous business problems and working with junior team members and stakeholders across all levels and functions to translate strategies into specific, results-driving initiatives. This will also include evaluating changes to structure, incentives and processes to successfully bring the vision to life. The Director will also provide strategic oversight and monitor progress during implementation. The Director will contribute to driving a culture of innovation by exploring trends, innovations, and business opportunities that align with the corporate strategy. He / she will be responsible for creating Executive Committee-level updates to influence decisions about new projects / initiatives and will have significant exposure to business leaders across the organization.
Since Macy’s Strategy team operates like an internal consulting group, specific assignments will vary over time – however, the goal is for this individual to primarily work on strategic initiatives related to assortment strategy and private label product development.
The Director will responsible for leading and partnering with cross-functional teams. Since this Director will serve as a “change agent”, experience (and comfort) with leading and influencing teams without formal authority is important for success in this role. The Director will have significant day-to-day exposure to business leaders across the organization. Therefore, the role requires strong communication and collaboration skills. Perform other duties as assigned.
This job description is not all inclusive. In addition, Macy's, Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy’s, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.