Managing Director, Strategy & Competitive Analysis - Littleton , Colorado, United States, 80124

Description:

Lone Tree - CO, DENR3, 9800 Schwab Way, 80124

Sherry Urffer

-7303

**We believe that** , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. **We are driven** by our purpose to champion every client?s goals with passion and integrity. **We respect** and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. **We challenge** conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ?own your tomorrow? every day. **We champion** our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. **We hire** optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck at over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

**Our Opportunity:**

Schwab Corporate Strategy is an internal strategy group that acts as a trusted advisor to executives and business partners by providing thought partnership, strategic analysis, and insights. The group leads the annual strategic planning cycle for the company in order to support informed decision making around the company?s long-term strategic direction. Corporate Strategy supports the Board, C-suite, and senior leaders, providing an exceptional opportunity to work on the most important strategic topics while gaining visibility among the firm?s senior leadership.

The Competitive Intelligence (CI) function within Corporate Strategy is a firm-wide center of excellence with a focus on broader industry trends and the competitive landscape across Schwab?s major business lines. The Managing Director, Competitive Intelligence leads the CI function and is responsible for delivering relevant, timely, and high-value analysis and insights to a wide range of stakeholders, including C-suite, Board, senior business leaders, and client-facing groups. He/she leads a small team of direct and indirect staff.

**What you?ll do:**

+ Proactively develop and maintain perspective on strategic implications of key developments in the competitive landscape and industry trends

+ Develop and manage the firm-wide annual competitive research agenda, which requires strong cross-enterprise consensus building, stakeholder management, and prioritization skills

+ Regularly publish, present, and communicate insights and findings to a broad audience on both a proactive and reactive basis

+ Develop strong relationships across the company and cultivate the team?s linkages with client-facing groups, client segment and product development teams, and the broader strategy community at Schwab

**What you have:**

+ 8?10+ years of work experience in competitive intelligence, consulting, internal strategy, investment banking, or private equity; experience in financial services strongly preferred

+ Bachelor?s degree; MBA or equivalent post-MBA level experience

+ High degree of comfort dealing with ambiguity in a dynamic and fast-moving work environment

+ Intense level of intellectual curiosity, and creativity in problem solving

+ Demonstrated resourcefulness, with an intuitive understanding of leveraging personal network and navigating a matrix organizational structure

+ Superior communication skills, both written and verbal, with demonstrated ability developing and materials and effectively presenting to executive audiences

+ Strong and demonstrated teaming skills, with experience leading others both directly and indirectly

+ The ideal candidate will have a strong interest / passion for the financial services industry and be personally and professionally aligned with Schwab?s vision and values

**What you?ll get:**

+ Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package

+ Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

+ Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program

+ Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions

+ Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships

+ Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at . We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?:
No

Work Schedule:
Days

Languages:
English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications:
None

Relevant Work Experience:
Analyst/Strategy-6+ yrs

Position Located In:
TX - Dallas, CO - Denver

Education:
MA/MS/MBA

Job Type:
Full Time

Category:Business Strategy

Activation Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019

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