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Vice President, Strategy (Remote)

Company: Epsilon
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionJob DescriptionOverviewThe VP - Strategy position is a new role at Epsilon reporting to the SVP - Analytics and Strategy. This is a significant opportunity to build and shape the strategy capability within Epsilon and to play an instrumental role in supporting strategic decisions that define the future direction of the company. While starting as a team of one, the intent is to build a small team of in-house consultants responsible for identifying, developing and evaluating strategies that drive financial results.The VP - Strategy will be accountable for Epsilon's annual strategic process, as well as leading targeted projects/engagements to support strategic decisions that define the future direction of the company. The incumbent will engage with executives and business area leaders across Epsilon in strategic problem solving of critical business challenges. - The VP- Strategy is responsible not only for the formulation of these strategies but also for engaging cross-functional teams in their pursuit.Responsibilities

  • Define/develop Epsilon's strategic planning process to support both long term (annual) planning as well as more targeted/episodic cases
  • Partner closely with executive and business area leaders (Product, Engineering, Analytics) to develop Epsilon's strategic agenda
  • Respond to senior leadership requests for evaluation of strategic proposals and of potential acquisitions
  • Evaluate strategic agenda items by developing fact base and set of alternatives for consideration based on market/competitive/internal data
  • Provide recommendations for strategic agenda items via thorough evaluation of alternatives, along with business case for recommended alternative and actions required to implement
  • Provide projected financial impacts, both benefits (i.e., revenue/margin uplift, cost efficiencies) and costs (i.e., investments, resources), to implementing recommendations
  • Maintain informed view of industry players and ecosystem to understand and react to threats, opportunities, changes, and trendsBackground/Experience
    • 7-10 years of experience in strategy consulting at a top tier firm, corporate strategy, or similar roles
    • Deep knowledge of the digital media ecosystem, the players in the value chain, and how they make money
    • Experience developing business cases with both quantitative and qualitative elements
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to leverage large data sets to deliver deep insights, actionable takeaways, and improvements
    • Personal characteristics include excellent listening skills, independent thinking and objectivity
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and nurture senior level relationships across functions, including product, engineering, analytics, sales, operations and finance, to become a trusted partner for the purpose of developing strategies and determining their feasibility
    • History of taking strong ownership of difficult strategic problems and delivering actionable plans to address them
    • BA/BS Degree, MBA strongly preferredQualificationsAdditional InformationWhen you're one of us, you get to run with the best. For decades, we've been helping marketers from the world's top brands personalize experiences for millions of people with our cutting-edge technology, solutions and services. Epsilon's best-in-class identity gives brands a clear, privacy-safe view of their customers, which they can use across our suite of digital media, messaging and loyalty solutions. We process 400+ billion consumer actions each day and hold many patents of proprietary technology, including real-time modeling languages and consumer privacy advancements. Thanks to the work of every employee, Epsilon has been consistently recognized as industry-leading by Forrester, Adweek and the MRC. Positioned at the core of Publicis Groupe, Epsilon is a global company with more than 8,000 employees around the world. Check out a few of these resources to learn more about what makes Epsilon so EPIC:
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      • Life at Epsilon: Great People Deserve Great BenefitsWe know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career.Epsilon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. - Epsilon's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on actual or perceived race, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy), marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Epsilon also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.Epsilon will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.For San Francisco Bay and Los Angeles Areas: Epsilon will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901-4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants with criminal histories are welcome to apply.REF173610U#LI-BB1

Keywords: Epsilon, Chicago , Vice President, Strategy (Remote), Other , Chicago, Illinois

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