Lead / Senior Business Strategy Analyst

Federal Reserve Bank Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

Lead / Senior Business Strategy Analyst

Strategy Team

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is hiring a Senior Strategy Analyst to join a small team responsible for driving bank-wide solutions for strategy planning that create business value, solve problems, and support the Bank's Strategic Priorities.

  • Candidates meeting the requirements of the Lead and Senior Business Strategy Analyst roles as described below will be considered.

Job Summary

The Strategy Planning team is responsible for developing process and practices for the Bank's varied business units to devise strategy. This position will design Bank and/or department strategic planning and performance reporting processes. The Analyst will create tools and practices that support leadership with the development and implementation of strategic plans. Additionally, the role will provide advanced consultation and guidance to department planning staff and integrate the work of key areas into the strategic planning process.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages stakeholder relationship from analysts to senior executives to coordinate Bank and/or department strategic planning and implementation efforts

  • Partners with senior leaders to identify performance metrics and develops tools and processes for tracking and performance reporting

  • Leads internal cross functional partnerships to integrate department specific initiatives into the organizational strategy

  • Evaluates and communicates Bank and/or department performance and alignment with strategic objectives

  • Leads high priority and highly complex projects related to strategic direction

  • Develops project plans, mechanisms and procedures for strategic program implementation

Education and Experience

Lead Business Strategy Analyst Level

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field
  • 7 or more years of relevant experience

Senior Business Strategy Analyst Level

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field
  • 5 or more years of relevant experience

Knowledge and Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of strategic planning principles, practices and procedures

  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex strategic planning initiatives

  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to partner with, influence, and challenge senior leaders

  • Excellent project management skills, including establishing performance metrics and milestones

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to build teams and coalitions

Other Requirements

As a condition of employment, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago employees must comply with the Bank's ethics rules, which generally prohibit employees, their spouses/domestic partners, and minor children from owning securities, such as stock, of banks or savings associations or their affiliates, such as bank holding companies and savings and loan holding companies. If you or your spouse/domestic partner or minor child own such securities, and would not be willing or able to divest them if you accepted an offer of Bank employment, you should raise this issue with the recruiter for this posting, who can provide you contact information for our ethics official if necessary.


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