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Director of Corporate Strategy (Remote)

Company: Truck Stop
Location: Sandy
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Truckstop.com is hiring a Director of Corporate StrategyRemote - any locationAbout Truckstop.comTruckstop.com is one of the largest online freight matching services in the trucking industry, providing a one-stop connection between carriers and brokers. Founded in 1995 as the first freight-matching marketplace to hit the Web, Truckstop.com has grown to provide load planning, transportation management, route optimization, real-time rates, powerful negotiation tools, and other logistics solutions. Click here to learn more about Truckstop.com's history.Truckstop.com is backed by ICONIQ Capital, a privately-held financial advisory and technology growth equity investment firm. ICONIQ is a trusted advisor fostering meaningful strategic relationships across industries to source powerful ideas, magnify global impact and support a new generation of entrepreneurs and companies.About our CultureTruckstop is a destination where talented individuals can build an epic career. It is a place where talent feels connected, fulfilled and equipped to do what they do best while having fun doing it. We call our employees Partners because we are deeply interdependent upon each other to achieve remarkable things together. We believe that for talent to be their best selves, we must enable them with the freedom to exercise their own judgment, and provide them with the autonomy to experiment, to innovate, and test where they can go, so they can do something they never thought they could. Each of our Partners is unique. Be you is the message we foster. We look for Partners who are aware of, and who are confident in their talents and who are passionate about serving others. We will achieve massive success when you can be yourself.E pluribus unum - Out of many, oneWe look for Partners who enjoy working in a One Team mindset environment. By combining our unique personalities, experiences, skills and knowledge we can accomplish amazing feats together!Truckstop.com does not utilize third party vendors for recruiting, nor accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, staffing agencies or employment firms.Position Summary:The Director of Corporate Strategy is a highly visible role, with responsibilities that contribute directly to scaling the company to the next phase of growth. Reporting to the CEO and working with the senior leadership of the company, as a Director of Corporate Strategy, you will develop and execute strategies that drive growth and operational improvements in the business. Projects include formulating strategic priorities and execution plans, conducting market and customer research to drive new opportunities for growth and expansion, uncovering customer and market insights, and driving business projects. You will also partner with our leaders to drive the operational cadence, measure and supervise critical initiatives, and assist in the preparation of content. This position requires exceptional analytical skills and the ability to have thoughtful and meaningful critical conversations at all levels and able to adapt to rapidly changing business needs. Strengths in cross functional collaboration, ability to influence, critical thinking, business process improvement and project management are key, as is the ability to leverage technology to implement business solutions.Essential Job Functions:* Develop strategic and business cases working with cross-functional teams outlining business opportunity, rationale, and operating plans to capture the opportunity including product, GTM strategies, and business model.* Launching, managing, and completing the successful installation of strategic initiatives that enable revenue growth and improve company profitability and efficiency.* Developing an in-depth understanding of our business, competitive conditions, industry trends and market opportunities.* Facilitate the design and implementation of new / improved process models and organization structures.* Identifies metrics and performance indicators and collects relevant data, implements recommended changes, and tracks progress towards goals.* Coordinate with various teams to analyze project results and performance.* Identify and manage resources to deliver effective solutions.* Strong data handling and financial skills to work on sophisticated business issues without supervision.* Lead cross-functional, high-impact projects as directed by the CEO.* Tracking the efficacy of various initiatives and help implement the appropriate reporting and metrics to ensure desired results are being achieved.* Working with the CEO and CFO in M&A strategy efforts to help drive integration of synergistic acquisitions.* Other duties as assigned.Position Requirements:* Master's Degree in Business Administration or related field preferred; BA/BS required.* Must have 5+ years' experience in investment banking, private equity, venture capital or strategy consulting.* Operations experience with multiple assignments involving mergers & acquisition integration; consulting and software industry experience strongly preferred.* 5+ years' proven track record of effectively interacting with executive teams and senior management.* Minimum of five plus years proven continuous improvement analytical experience from a similar role including project management and business analysis.* Able to comfortably dive into any area of the business or product, understand business needs, and facilitate executive decisions based on changing priorities.* Robust analytical and quantitative skills, as well as attention to detail; an expert in spreadsheet manipulation.* Highest level of integrity and management of confidential information.* Skilled at utilizing data and metrics to communicate needs with the ease of a business unit owner.* A 'completer-finisher' taking accountability for ideas from inception to delivery, in an environment that requires robust metrics to confirm success.* Proven ability to track, prioritize, and drive multiple concurrent projects to success.* Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.* Proficient ability to drive change in a matrixed environment. Resilient in the face of competing demands and conflicts.* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including Project, Visio, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.* Self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative high-growth environment.* Action-oriented with great follow through on commitments.* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of Partners, senior managers, and subject matter experts.* Strong leadership skills -- ability to command a room's attention and inspire concerted action.* Proven ability to collaborate across teams and win together. Genuine desire to continuously learn, adapt, and teach others your expertise.* Experience in the transportation industry a plus.Supervisory Responsibilities:Plays a critical role in partner development and accountability. Includes hiring, monthly documented coaching / check in's, annual performance feedback and documentation, along with building and measuring SMART goals with each partner. The ability to have transparent and crucial conversations along with managing performance improvement plans and termination as applicable. Day to day operations management of the department, displaying initiative and creative thinking to attain business objectives while streamlining processes as applicable. Displays a One Team mindset in everything that they do. Understands the dynamics of cross functional feedback, is approachable and coachable while exhibiting our core values.Physical Demands:Minimum physical exertion. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, communicate, reach and manipulate objects, tools or controls. The position requires mobility. Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 5 pounds on a regular basis. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 75% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, mouse, 10-key calculator and copier/fax.Work Environment:Ideal protected indoor office work environment and clean, non-hazardous work area. The noise level in the work environment is typical of most office environments with telephones, personal interruptions, and background noises.The above description covers the most significant duties performed but does not include other related occasional work that may be assigned or is completed by the employee.Truckstop.com provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Associated topics: analyst, bank, budget, cpa, equity trading, financial, financial planning, financial services, revenue, treasure

Keywords: Truck Stop, Sandy , Director of Corporate Strategy (Remote), Other , Sandy, Utah

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