Corporate Strategy Manager (Maplewood, MN)
Maplewood , Minnesota
January 10, 2017
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Corporate Strategy Manager within 3M's Corporate Strategy Group located in St. Paul, Minnesota..

Job Summary:
3M Corporate Strategy is a high impact, highly visible team that works on strategic initiatives across all of 3M's businesses and geographies. The group also manages the annual strategic planning process, and leads efforts related to portfolio management, including resource reallocation, business creation, and M&A. Corporate Strategy Managers work with business executives and leaders on the company's highest priorities, with an emphasis placed on value creation through growth.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Leads strategic initiatives sponsored by CEO, SVP Business Development, and other Operating Committee members, with primary focus on growth
  • Manages corporate strategic planning process and creation of overall 5-year plan
  • Tracks industry and competitive trends, and develops business outlook and forecasts
  • Lead corporate portfolio management projects focused on value creation and growth through resource allocation, business creation, and M&A

Basic Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in strategy, marketing, finance and/or business development

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA Preferred
  • Three (3) years at a leading strategy consulting firm is preferred
  • Proven track record in providing novel and innovative solutions to complex or difficult strategic issues
  • Action oriented, with emphasis on execution and results rather than theory
  • Must be a strong communicator with experience working with and leading cross-functional teams
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Significant experience with MS PowerPoint and Excel

Location: St. Paul, MN
Travel: May include up to 25% travel based on projects
Relocation: Is authorized within country per 3M policies

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

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