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Director Corporate Strategy

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1083982
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Jun 10, 2019

Director, Corporate Strategy

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Director of Corporate Strategy defines, drives and implements strategy for the organization and individual business units within JCPenney by turning data and customer analysis into actionable insights to guide strategic direction and achieve financial objectives. The role serves as a critical partner for senior leadership across all our business units.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a driving force behind critical strategic, operational and organizational initiatives
  • Partner with Chief Transformation Officer to lead initiatives across pricing, inventory management, and omni-channel
  • Provides thought leadership in developing practical solutions to complex analytical problems
  • Brings a strong customer-focused, data-driven approach to unlock new insights, drive innovation and create shareholder value
  • Works in conjunction with business leaders and their teams to identify and analyze important strategic initiatives, develop actionable strategy, and help teams drive execution
  • Manages a high-performing team that delivers exceptional results

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Demonstrated consumer and growth strategy experience
  • Superior problem solving and analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative
  • Able to communicate effectively, translating complex ideas into succinct recommendations
  • Strong leadership skills and experience working with C-level executives with the ability to influence, work collaboratively, and gain consensus across a large organization
  • Demonstrated ability to implement programs through effective use of communication skills in formal and informal settings
  • Direct reporting management experience; leading, coaching and mentoring team of direct reports.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive business experience, preferably from a top-tier management consulting firm, corporate strategy role, or investment bank. Retail experience highly preferred
  • MBA from a leading program preferred but not required

What you get:

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Director Corporate Strategy
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1083982

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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