Director of Strategy

Director of Strategic Planning

Business Analyst

  • Post Date: March 22, 2019
  • Apply Before: September 18, 2019
Job Description
We are one of the world’s leading travel companies and we take pride in connecting customers with elegant and memorable experiences. We are currently looking for a Director of Strategic Planning to join our team and keep our company’s vision moving forward. This role reports to the Senior Vice President of Digital & Technology. The Director of Strategic Planning is integral to identifying the Digital & Technology departments’ vision and assist with developing plans to meet its business objectives.
 
What you’ll do in this position:
 
  • Develop and maintain the department’s annual plan
  • Evaluate the department’s strategic and operational performance continually to make sure it is operating efficiently 
  • Work to align strategy with processes, department goals, and resources planning
  • Update and publish the entire project roadmap, including important milestones and delivery dates
  • Thoroughly analyze and assess product and business plans
  • Create innovative action plans
  • Take the lead on financial planning and analysis, annual planning, actuals, forecast, and ROI
  • Thoroughly examine and report on performance on the portfolio of applications (metrics, ROI, etc.)
  • Create various executive presentations, including business cases, project updates, and quarterly reviews
  • Oversee vendors, procurements, RFP processes, and contract negotiations
  • Keep track of industry and competitive trends, and recognize market opportunities
  • Assist with other duties as needed
 
Skills you’ll need to succeed:
 
  • Impeccable organizational and leadership skills
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration, Finance, or any related field. MSc/MBA/MA is a plus!
  • Proven ability to think strategically
  • Proven ability to manage large and complex budgets
  • Demonstrable experience as a Business Consultant or Strategic Planner
  • Great data analyst skills
  • Expert level knowledge in business operations and processes
  • Superb problem solving skills and an analytical mind
  • Fantastic written and verbal communication