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We are currently working with a multibillion-dollar international logistics company committed to digitally transforming their business. They have created a new position for a Digital Strategy Leader to ideate and manage large scale, complex, multi-year internal technology initiatives from strategy through execution to drive value for the firm.
  • Lead the definition of the Digital strategy, connecting the dots between local ideas and initiatives and the enterprise-wide opportunity to ensure prioritization is aligned globally
  • Manage the Digital strategy planning process - 3 Year Planning Process, Strategy Reviews, Board preparation materials and related Executive Leadership Team (ELT) sessions
  • Make decisions re go/no-go and prioritization of work and budget, ensuring alignment to digital strategy, business needs and overall business strategyEngage stakeholders and leaders across the enterprise to work closely with them to understand the digital requirements of the business at group-, functional
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Engage stakeholders and leaders across the enterprise to work closely with them to understand the digital requirements of the business at group-, functional- and regional-level
  • Look externally to the market to determine best practices and areas for improvement
  • Lead the definition of the Digital strategy, connecting the dots between local ideas and initiatives and the enterprise-wide opportunity to ensure prioritization is aligned globally
  • Ensure digital strategy is linked with group strategy and transformation agenda
  • Lead the identification, ideation, iteration and prioritization of key strategic digital initiatives – creating the case for change as a part of wider strategic aspirations, aligned to the value drivers of the organization.
  • Work with Product Managers to ensure their strategic plans are linked to the wider digital strategy
  • Make decisions re go/no-go and prioritization of work and budget, ensuring alignment to digital strategy, business needs and overall business strategyManage the Digital strategy planning process - 3 Year Planning Process, Strategy Reviews, Board preparation materials and related Executive Leadership Team (ELT) sessions.
Requirements:
  • Experience of managing a portfolio of programs and initiatives.
  • Prior consulting experience, preferably from a top strategy firm, a Big Four, or leading Technology Consultancy.
  • Completing market assessments, needs definitions, value propositions and business cases.
  • Creating and delivering solutions and a portfolio of initiatives from identification of business need to implementation and benefits realization
  • New product development experience
  • Experience of managing a portfolio of programs and initiatives.
  • Experience of innovation management and technology solutions
  • Proven success in delivering new services, products and business models, preferably digital or data related.
  • Demonstrative results in improving the customer experience, process transformation and business development
  • Extremely advanced analytical skills and technical comprehension of digital devices will be required for this position as well as strong business acumen and strong management skills.
  • Master’s Degree or equivalent globally
  • PMP, Lean, Agile or Six Sigma certification