Senior Associate, Corporate Strategy

Location:

Bern, Berne, Switzerland
Requisition Number:
R0054288

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

The Company

With more than 150 million active users across 190 countries and over 1 billion active product listings, eBay is the world’s most vibrant and dynamic online marketplace. Founded in 1995, eBay Inc. connects people around the world, enabling them to buy and sell online. eBay Inc. does this by providing the Internet platforms of choice for global commerce, payments and communications. eBay Inc. is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information about the company and its global portfolio of online brands, visit www.ebayinc.com.

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.

The team is responsible for deeply understanding the needs of our core buyers and sellers and crafting the strategies that will differentiate eBay relative to our competitors. 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:

We develop eBay Inc’s strategy together with eBay’s executives, we run strategic projects to solve key strategic issues supporting select executives at eBay, we closely monitor the competitive environment & trends.

The opportunity

Our eBay Corporate Strategy team is seeking a Senior Associate, Corporate Strategy. The candidate will be a creative problem solver with high levels of intellectual curiosity. You will work with key partners from all functions across the organization 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 eBay’s strategy and to help shape the future of eBay. High performers can quickly excel their career, get exposure to senior stakeholders and learn all about ecommerce and be at the forefront of all new developments. The ideal candidate has a track record of making pragmatic, practical recommendations with real world implementation experience.

Responsibilities

  • Strategy development and execution: You will help solve key strategic business problems in the context of strategy projects, working with different business units and functions
  • Analyses: You will analyze data, generate meaningful insights, and visualize them for executive audiences
  • Recommendations: You will make pragmatic, practical recommendations that are grounded in data and insights
  • Market intelligence: You will develop insightful market intelligence about key industry trends and connect with the organization regarding their strategic implications
  • Leading through uncertainty: You will be the go-to expert for your area of expertise, able to handle challenging requests

Job Requirements

  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Finesse in structured thinking and creativity in problem solving
  • Outstanding analytical capabilities (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Ability to communicate clearly and simply with mid-level and senior audiences
  • Comfort in reaching out and coordinating cross-functional collaboration in a highly matrixed environment
  • Comfort with uncertainty
  • Highly reciprocal – be fun, outgoing, and easy to work with
  • Being honest, direct and values driven

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of work experience. Top tier strategy consulting experience required
  • BS/BA degree required with significant academic achievements, including academic awards and other recognitions. MBA or other advanced degree preferred
  • Industry experience in commerce/ retail, consumer goods or internet services a plus
  • Fluency in German is a strong 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.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

#LI-Hybrid

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Senior Associate, Corporate Strategy

Bern, Berne, Switzerland Requisition Number R0054288

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

The Company

With more than 150 million active users across 190 countries and over 1 billion active product listings, eBay is the world’s most vibrant and dynamic online marketplace. Founded in 1995, eBay Inc. connects people around the world, enabling them to buy and sell online. eBay Inc. does this by providing the Internet platforms of choice for global commerce, payments and communications. eBay Inc. is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information about the company and its global portfolio of online brands, visit www.ebayinc.com.

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.

The team is responsible for deeply understanding the needs of our core buyers and sellers and crafting the strategies that will differentiate eBay relative to our competitors. 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:

We develop eBay Inc’s strategy together with eBay’s executives, we run strategic projects to solve key strategic issues supporting select executives at eBay, we closely monitor the competitive environment & trends.

The opportunity

Our eBay Corporate Strategy team is seeking a Senior Associate, Corporate Strategy. The candidate will be a creative problem solver with high levels of intellectual curiosity. You will work with key partners from all functions across the organization 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 eBay’s strategy and to help shape the future of eBay. High performers can quickly excel their career, get exposure to senior stakeholders and learn all about ecommerce and be at the forefront of all new developments. The ideal candidate has a track record of making pragmatic, practical recommendations with real world implementation experience.

Responsibilities

  • Strategy development and execution: You will help solve key strategic business problems in the context of strategy projects, working with different business units and functions
  • Analyses: You will analyze data, generate meaningful insights, and visualize them for executive audiences
  • Recommendations: You will make pragmatic, practical recommendations that are grounded in data and insights
  • Market intelligence: You will develop insightful market intelligence about key industry trends and connect with the organization regarding their strategic implications
  • Leading through uncertainty: You will be the go-to expert for your area of expertise, able to handle challenging requests

Job Requirements

  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Finesse in structured thinking and creativity in problem solving
  • Outstanding analytical capabilities (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Ability to communicate clearly and simply with mid-level and senior audiences
  • Comfort in reaching out and coordinating cross-functional collaboration in a highly matrixed environment
  • Comfort with uncertainty
  • Highly reciprocal – be fun, outgoing, and easy to work with
  • Being honest, direct and values driven

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of work experience. Top tier strategy consulting experience required
  • BS/BA degree required with significant academic achievements, including academic awards and other recognitions. MBA or other advanced degree preferred
  • Industry experience in commerce/ retail, consumer goods or internet services a plus
  • Fluency in German is a strong 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.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

#LI-Hybrid

#LI-SI1

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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View our privacy policy and accessibility info