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Corporate Strategy Manager

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1088848
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Sep 15, 2020

Corporate Strategy Manager

The Corporate Strategy Manager will help define drives and implements strategy for the organization and 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. The position reports to the VP of Business Development in the Company’s Transformation Office.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work in conjunction with business leaders and their teams to identify and analyze important strategic initiatives and develop actionable strategic plans
  • Lead transformation office new business initiatives, including but not limited to Commercial and Future Source businesses
  • Gather and analyze information (internal and external), formulate and test hypotheses, and develop and communicate recommendations
  • Bring a strong customer-focused, data-driven approach to unlock new insights, drive innovation and create impactful change
  • Conduct financial forecasting, market analysis, and competitive intelligence analysis to inform senior level management
  • Coordinate and partner with cross-functional teams on large strategic initiatives

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor degree with record of high academic achievement; MBA a plus.
  • 4-8 years of business and strategy experience from a corporate strategy role, top-tier management consulting firm or investment bank.  Consumer category or retail experience a plus 
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills; both quantitative and qualitative
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable presenting to senior leadership
  • Effective relationship building and influencing skills with all levels of the organization
  • Adept at building executive level presentations, primarily in PowerPoint
  • Expert level PowerPoint and Excel skills are 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, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 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 90,000 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: Corporate Strategy Manager
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1088848

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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