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Principal Business Strategy Support

Company: Discover
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Discover. A brighter future.With us, you ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine. Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career. This position operates independently as the right-hand support for the Chief of Staff to C-suite level executives. It handles very critical, high-exposure and time sensitive information and has weekly and sometimes daily interface with the C-suite executives and other officers across the organization. Responsibilities

  • Presentation development and updates for various senior internal and external audiences. This position independently handles any necessary financial updates to presentations which requires interface with executives across the business unit. This position also handles routing of legal review of decks and any necessary follow-ups prior to finalization (for external audiences).
  • Performs adhoc strategy & analysis work that cannot be easily done or found (looking at research, analyzing P&Ls); the topics are typically generated by the Executive Vice President or other senior leaders. This also includes research, compilation, and analysis of results across the organization, in support of business goals, to share progress and identify trends.
  • Owns and manages business-wide programs and special projects. Responsible for end-to-end program design and support. This entails regular interface with officers across the organization; producing vision presentations that then get "sold" to executive leadership team; storyboarding, managing budget allocation and spending, sizing business requirements; and coordinating with partners across business units as needed.
  • Manages officer-level leadership meetings for the business unit (facilitates the meeting, manages the agenda, captures and distributes follow-ups, and actively focuses on improving the productivity of leadership forums). Minimum Qualifications At a minimum, here s what we need from you:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, Finance, or related field
    • 6+ years of experience in Project Management, Initiative Owner, Analysis, Research, Communications, or related field Preferred QualificationsIf we had our say, we d also look for:
      • Lean Six Sigma or demonstrated process improvement experience What are you waiting for? Apply today!The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer . We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. Associated topics: analyse, analyst, business analyst, forecasting, investment fund, legal, monitor, refine, refinement, regulation

Keywords: Discover, Arlington Heights , Principal Business Strategy Support, Other , Deerfield, Illinois

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