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About the team
We are responsible for setting the strategic direction of eBay : our ambition, where we play, and how we win in the market.
The corporate strategy has a reputation of solving the most challenging problems and coming up with innovative and out-of-the-box solutions, with recommendations grounded in data.
We work very closely with senior leadership and have a high visibility. Team members can have a fast-track career in strategy or move into the business after 1-2 years.
We work very closely with product, technology, and regional business teams to ensure the strategy is translated into action across the end-to-end customer experience.
Our work can be divided into 3 main topics : 1) we develop eBay Inc’s strategy together with eBay’s executives, 2) we run strategic projects to solve key strategic issues supporting select executives at eBay, 3) we closely monitor the competitive environment & trends.
The eBay corporate strategy team is seeking a Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy. The candidate will be a creative problem solver and junior project leader with high levels of intellectual curiosity.
You will work with key stakeholders from all functions at eBay to craft strategies and drive structured and data-based recommendations to action.
Within this role, you will have the ability to influence key elements of the company strategy and to help craft the future of eBay.
The ideal candidate has a track record of making pragmatic, concrete recommendations with real world implementation experience.
Strategy development and execution : Support the development and implementation of our businesses’ visions, strategies, and long-term strategic priorities.
Thought leadership : Develop content and topic expertise, as well as perspectives on issues important to eBay’s strategy.
Structure problems. Develop creative solutions to challenging business problems
Analyses : Oversee strategic analysis, generate key insights from data and visualize in simple and compelling way
Junior project leadership : Lead strategic projects and facilitate cross-functional and cross-regional teams. Lead team members, help structure their activities
Communication : Develop storylines for presentations, prepare and deliver presentations to senior leadership
Leading through uncertainty : Self-direct as well as manage junior resources on the strategy team and across the organization to deliver superior end-products in a dynamic industry and corporate environment
Finesse in structured thinking and creativity in problem solving
Outstanding analytical capabilities (quantitative and qualitative)
Excellence in critical thinking, developing sensible, creative solutions to challenging strategic business problems
Ability to communicate clearly and simply with mid-level and senior audiences. Ability to create compelling storylines. Strong influencing skills
Comfort in reaching out and prioritizing cross-functional collaboration in a highly matrixed environment
Ability to lead, empower and mentor project team members
Comfort in handling uncertainty
Highly collaborative be fun, and easy to work with!
5+ years of work experience preferred. Top tier strategy consulting experience is required
Example candidate profiles include candidates who have worked for a top strategy consulting company for at least 2-4 years at the Associate / Sr.
Associate / Jr Manage level, and then have worked 2-6 years at a startup or corporate
BS / BA degree required with significant academic achievements, including academic awards and other recognitions. MBA or other advanced degree strongly preferred
Junior) project and people management experience required
Industry experience in commerce / retail, consumer goods or internet services a plus
Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.
Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.
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