Manager, Strategic Planning And Analysis

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. Ames , IA 50011

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE:

The purpose of this job is to focus on research and analysis of internal business practices, competitors/industry evaluation and the development of strategic initiatives that drive market share, risk management, and support long term growth.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Participates in formulation of corporate and business unit strategy, including commercial strategy, product strategy, technology strategy, and competitive analysis

  • Analyzes strategic opportunities and challenges for the corporation and business units in collaboration with colleagues in the business units and functions

  • Mentor and coach direct reports and lead efforts towards continuous improvements

  • Conceptualizes business issues and is able to develop a work process that determines if the idea is beneficial to REG

  • Forms and leads cross functioned project teams to solve a variety of business problems

  • Breaks down complex business problems and is able to simply communicate results to key leaders within the Company

  • Coordinates with the Corporate Business Development and Corporate Finance and Investment Banking groups, and REG leadership

  • Collaborates with counterparts in the renewables, agricultural, chemicals, feedstock and energy sectors and business units to ensure strategic alignment

  • Develops business plans and strategy communication materials for executive presentations targeting different stakeholder groups

Perform other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Education Required: 4 year bachelor's degree Business, Engineering or related degree

MBA preferred.

Experience Required: 5-9 years' work experience in relevant fields such as strategy, business development, management consulting, or marketing. Prefer someone who has 1-5 years of consulting experience and who is currently working in industry.

Skills Required: Expertise in project management exhibited by the ability to lead multiple project workstreams involving several functions in a matrix organization

REG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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