To achieve Fiserv's aspiration to move money and information in a way that moves the world we must achieve strategic growth, which will consistently drive long-term value creation including double-digit revenue growth, earnings per share and operating profit.
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 role and team will support the advancement of the group's five key imperatives for Fiserv:
1. Delivering on 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.
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 acquisition and business development 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.
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 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.
Excellent communications skills and ability to distill complex topics in a clear and succinct manner, no matter what the medium (e.g. memos, reports, presentations, meetings).
Ability to partner closely with internal/ external partners; develop and
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Fiserv is a global leader in financial services technology solutions. We're helping more than 12,000 clients worldwide create and deliver experiences for a digital world that's always on. Solutions that enable today's consumer to move and manage money with ease, speed and convenience. At the point of thought.