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Senior Director, Financial Services Vertical Strategy

Company: TransUnion
Location: Chicago
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Director, Financial Services Vertical Strategy What We'll Bring:At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team - you'll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.What You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, mathematics, engineering or one of the hard sciences
  • Master's degree, preferably an M.B.A., from a top-tier university
  • Three or more years of experience in management consulting, strategic planning, or corporate strategy
  • Experience in financial services industry
  • Experience working with and presenting to senior-level managers and executives
  • Ability and willingness to travel 20% of the time for client meetings and industry conferences
  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills and a high degree of comfort managing multiple projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Proven track record for completing projects on time and as expected
  • Driven by intellectual curiosity and independent thinking
  • Passion and desire for continuous improvement
  • Ability to lead by doing with a positive "can do" attitudeImpact You'll Make:The Senior Director, Vertical Strategy, Financial Services, will work with the Head of Financial Services to define and execute the strategy for the Financial Services vertical, ensuring alignment with the broader TransUnion and U.S. Markets strategies, as well as specific market strategies and market development efforts for the lines of business within Financial Services. The Senior Director of Vertical Strategy will be responsible for:
    • Preparing the strategy and three-year operating plan for the vertical, and ensuring alignment of strategy and planning with the lines of business
    • Directing go-to-market efforts for the vertical and coordinating those efforts with the lines of business, as well as with sales and other TransUnion matrix partners
    • Overseeing the monthly reporting and forecasting efforts with finance, sales and other TransUnion matrix partners
    • Prioritizing investment in new capabilities, assets and solutions across the vertical;
    • Completing strategic and operational reviews of industries, functions and product categories that affect the Financial Services verticalHow You Will Contribute:
      • Strategy
        • Lead efforts across the vertical, lines of business (and with matrix partners) to gather and synthesize market and competitive intelligence to inform the vertical strategy
        • Develop the strategy and three-year operating plan for the Financial Services vertical
        • Lead M&A due diligence on behalf of Financial Services, including financial modeling
        • Planning
          • Coordinate and oversee the development of the strategies and three-year operating plans for the lines of business within Financial Services
          • Prepare the annual financial plan and interim financial forecasts with finance and the lines of business
          • Support the prioritization of investments in new capabilities, assets and solutions across Financial Services
          • Coordinate go-to-market efforts for the vertical and across the lines of business, working with operations, product, sales and vertical market development teams
          • Execution
            • Ensure timely completion of initiatives and milestones in the vertical and lines of business three-year plans and strategic initiatives
            • Gather and report information to support and interpret financial and operational results for the vertical and lines of business
            • Prepare customer presentations and support material for Financial Services vertical customer meetings#LI-JD1We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. TransUnion's Internal Job Title: Sr Director, Strategic Planning TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible between businesses and consumers, by ensuring that each consumer is reliably and safely represented in the marketplace. We do this by having an accurate and comprehensive picture of each person. This picture is grounded in our legacy as a credit reporting agency which enables us to tap into both credit and public record data; our data fusion methodology that helps us link, match and tap into the awesome combined power of that data; and our knowledgeable and passionate team, who stewards the information with expertise, and in accordance with local legislation around the world. Because of our work, organizations can better understand consumers in order to make more informed decisions, and earn their trust through great, personalized experiences, and the proactive extension of the right opportunities, tools and offers. In turn, consumers can be confident that their data identities will result in the opportunities they deserve. We make trust possible, so businesses and consumers can transact with confidence and achieve great things. We call this Information for Good---it's our purpose, and what drives us every day.

Keywords: TransUnion, Chicago , Senior Director, Financial Services Vertical Strategy, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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