What does a great Director, Strategy & Business Development do?
The Director, Strategy & Business Development, will report directly to the Strategy and Business Development Leader within the CGO's division. S/he will work across the division and the company to drive the development of strategic priorities, cultivate corporate development opportunities, and drive specific business development workstreams. The strategy and business development team will be responsible for accelerating revenue growth through key initiatives and helping shape the group strategy.
The team will support the advancement of the group's five key imperatives for Fiserv:
1. Defining the Fiserv 2.0 strategy, including company structure, brand positioning, mission and vision for the next stage of global growth.
2. Identifying inorganic (acquisition and partnerships) focus areas and executing the key transactions.
3. Supporting the cultural and organizational evolution of Fiserv to drive a client-first mindset and world-class partnerships.
4. Recasting our go-to-market approach to better serve customers holistically and accelerate revenue growth outside the core.
5. Driving new and differentiated holistic partnerships with the most strategic global clients.
This individual will be experienced in payments, financial technology, and strategy. S/he will have an ability to lead key workstreams to commercial success and define strategic opportunities. S/he will be comfortable working across global, highly matrixed organizational environments, and will possess an ability to build strong relationships, and leverage those relationships to drive alignment and results.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Partners with leadership to development long-term strategic priorities, from ideation to execution, that support Fiserv's mission and vision, and generate incremental stakeholder value.
Manage relationships with external partners to collaborate and identify opportunities to jointly pursue growth initiatives
Formulate clear and compelling narratives that articulate Fiserv's long-term strategic priorities and highlight the company's competitive differentiation and value creation strategies.
Serve as a cross-functional professional who facilitates stakeholder engagement and drives execution of key projects. Additionally, effectively communicate results to senior leaders using in-depth quantitative and qualitative insights.
Conduct and lead key qualitative (e.g. strategy development, competitive intelligence and market research, industry analysis) and quantitative (e.g. financial modeling) analyses that support the CGO's strategic partnerships and venture strategy.
Manage periodic financial planning and analysis processes, including senior leadership reporting, forecasting and budgeting, scenario planning, and annual planning/offsite. In addition, develop key performance indicators that track business performance against strategic priorities.
Support the operational needs of the CGO's division and the seamless functioning of the CGO's office. Drive day-to-day execution of operational tasks and reporting.
This candidate has a demonstrated track record of commercial success, and driving organizational progress. This individual will possess the following experiences and characteristics:
7+ years' experience in corporate finance, corporate strategy and development, payments, investment banking, and/or private equity.
Prior experience identifying partner / investment opportunities and managing external partners in a fast-paced environment
Prior experience in, and knowledge of, banking/financial services, payments, fintech, and software industries.
Demonstrated ability to thrive in highly ambitious and fast-paced settings with minimal guidance, and navigate competing priorities to drive initiatives to completion.
Learn more about Fiserv:
To support the total well-being of our associates, Fiserv takes a broad approach to our benefits. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that provides flexibility and affordability with a variety of medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability options.
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We help people and businesses move money and information every minute of every day. Our solutions connect financial institutions, corporations, merchants and consumers to one another, millions of times a day, behind the scenes, reliably and securely.
We're Fiserv, a global leader in Fintech and payments enabling innovative financial services experiences that are in step with the way people live and work today. The company's approximately 44,000 associates proudly serve clients in more than 100 countries, so their customers, members and consumers can move money when and where they need it, at the point of thought.
Our Aspiration is to move money and information in a way that moves the world. As a FORTUNE(tm) 500 company and one of FORTUNE Magazine World's Most Admired Companies for the seventh consecutive year, we are committed to excellence and purposeful innovation.
Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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