Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.
Danone North America is looking for a Strategy Manager in Broomfield.
Have you heard of Danone North America?
We make delicious & responsibly-produced foods & beverages that nourish peoples lives. We formed in April 2017, when Danone acquired WhiteWave Foods and united two companies in North America with a shared commitment to purpose, growth, and good food. We are committed to redefining success in business as the largest Certified B Corp & public benefit corporation in the world. We are passionate change-agents united and motivated by making a positive impact every day. Our products are everywhere & include everyone. Some of our loved & trusted brands include: Dannon, Activia, Horizon Organic, Happy Family, International Delight, Silk, Vega, Oikos, Light & Fit, So Delicious Dairy Free, Stok, Two Good, Wallaby Organic, Left Field Farms, Good Plants Dairy Free, Yo Crunch, Evian & Nutricia. People join & stay at Danone North America because they can find both professional & personal fulfillment in their daily experience. And our benefits arent too shabby either -- think flexible (unlimited) time off & up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave to name a couple!
Please join us in nourishing lives & inspiring a healthier world through food!
Learn more @ www.danonenorthamerica.com
About the job:
We have an amazing opportunity in our Broomfield, Colorado office for a Strategy Manager. Reporting to the Director of Strategy, the Strategy Manager will play a key role in building Danone North America's long-term growth strategy. He/she will collaborate across function and business unit teams to develop actionable solutions on strategic initiatives. You will manage and execute individual projects and, as appropriate, direct or lead small project teams. Strategy team members gain frequent exposure to senior management and will have various avenues for growth within the organization.
o Define the company's Strategic Plan (SP)
o Drive dates and deliverables to ensure timeline completion of the SP
o Support business and functional teams in developing their plans and executing critical analyses
o Assist in the integration of individual plans into comprehensive company-wide SP
o Analyze strategic and financial viability of new business opportunities to construct business case recommendations
o Develop financial models to inform valuation from several, often disparate, information sources
o Fact-based analysis and critical problem solving
o Financial model development and scenario planning
o Communicating recommendations to stakeholders across levels of management
You will develop and maintain industry and competitive knowledge to understand value chain dynamics and inform strategic opportunities
You should expect to travel up to 15% (primarily to other Danone North America locations in White Plains, NY and Canada)
You have a Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, or Finance (or related discipline), or, in lieu of those specific areas of study, demonstrated strengths in quantitative analysis, market research, and financial modeling
You have 4-6 years of relevant experience with a top-tier strategy consulting firm, investment bank, private equity firm, strategic finance role or with a consumer-facing company
You possess the uncanny ability to identify and deconstruct business issues and develop strategic, analytical, and financial frameworks to drill down and identify key drivers to inform recommendations
You have experience evaluating inorganic growth opportunities, including identifying key strategic themes, structuring the rationale for investments and building profit and loss pro forma models
You are proficient with Microsoft Excel, financial modeling, and PowerPoint
You have no problem with up to 15% travel (White Plains, NY and Canada)
Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. For more information, please visit DanoneNorthAmerica.com.
Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.