Senior Manager Competitive Strategy

Location:

San Jose, California
Requisition Number:
R0044001

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes. eBay Marketplaces operates in 190 markets around the world.

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of 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 creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

About the team:

We play an instrumental role in connecting people with the things they need and love, anytime, anywhere. The Americas help deliver a personalized shopping experience and flawless access to inventory from down the street and around the world, as well as tailored shopping experiences, including customized buying and selling. eBay aims to drive growth into new markets and drive value in the shopping and selling experience through “building, accelerating, and disrupting.” The team is comprised of marketing, merchandising, operations, business selling, consumer selling, and shipping. Our responsibilities include all aspects of the region including operations in the US, Canada and Latin America.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy Development: Develop and build strategies for eBay to differentiate itself in the market.
  • Project leadership: Lead sophisticated cross-functional projects involving executive and senior partners from various part of the organization.
  • Strategy Mobilization: Work with the eBay line organization as needed to support mobilization and implementation of the business strategies.
  • Market and Competitive Analysis: Develop insightful market intelligence about key industry trends (technology, competitors, consumers, regulatory, etc.) and advise the organization of their strategic implications.
  • Business Analytics: Drive business judgment, market understanding, problem solving, and fact-based analysis to identify, prioritize, structure, and seek sophisticated business problems.
  • Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a hardworking and driven strategy team in the development and execution of critical initiatives.
  • Partner with category leads to identify emerging competitive threats in priority categories
  • Conduct comprehensive deep dives of key competitors, including:
  • Complete financial “tear downs” (P&L, cash flow/balance sheet, financing history, projections, unit economics)
  • Competitive user experience assessments and develop recommendations on barriers and assets to entry
  • “War gaming” exercises: Assess likelihood and financial impact of potential action-reaction scenarios
  • Synthesize these insights into weekly reports for both executive audiences (key takeaways) as well as key category partners (operational insights)

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication (written/verbal) and presentation skills
  • Story-telling: Ability to extract insights from data and translate that into clear, measurable recommendations
  • Stellar analytical skills and experience crafting/visualizing business strategy, Experience in manipulating large data sets/ interpreting data trends
  • Significant experience with competitor analysis and user experience mapping (product management experience is a plus)
  • Experience managing 3rd party vendors – developing SLAs, managing contracts, and ensuring vendors provide quality deliverables on-time
  • Mastery of Powerpoint and Excel
  • Strong project management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships and influence others
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and deliver output under tight timelines

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA or Master’s in a technical/quantitative field
  • Prior experience in management consulting or corporate strategy
  • Prior experience in ecommerce (or consumer-focused Internet businesses)

Benefits:

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-JS2

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.

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

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Senior Manager Competitive Strategy

San Jose, California Requisition Number R0044001

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes. eBay Marketplaces operates in 190 markets around the world.

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of 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 creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

About the team:

We play an instrumental role in connecting people with the things they need and love, anytime, anywhere. The Americas help deliver a personalized shopping experience and flawless access to inventory from down the street and around the world, as well as tailored shopping experiences, including customized buying and selling. eBay aims to drive growth into new markets and drive value in the shopping and selling experience through “building, accelerating, and disrupting.” The team is comprised of marketing, merchandising, operations, business selling, consumer selling, and shipping. Our responsibilities include all aspects of the region including operations in the US, Canada and Latin America.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy Development: Develop and build strategies for eBay to differentiate itself in the market.
  • Project leadership: Lead sophisticated cross-functional projects involving executive and senior partners from various part of the organization.
  • Strategy Mobilization: Work with the eBay line organization as needed to support mobilization and implementation of the business strategies.
  • Market and Competitive Analysis: Develop insightful market intelligence about key industry trends (technology, competitors, consumers, regulatory, etc.) and advise the organization of their strategic implications.
  • Business Analytics: Drive business judgment, market understanding, problem solving, and fact-based analysis to identify, prioritize, structure, and seek sophisticated business problems.
  • Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a hardworking and driven strategy team in the development and execution of critical initiatives.
  • Partner with category leads to identify emerging competitive threats in priority categories
  • Conduct comprehensive deep dives of key competitors, including:
  • Complete financial “tear downs” (P&L, cash flow/balance sheet, financing history, projections, unit economics)
  • Competitive user experience assessments and develop recommendations on barriers and assets to entry
  • “War gaming” exercises: Assess likelihood and financial impact of potential action-reaction scenarios
  • Synthesize these insights into weekly reports for both executive audiences (key takeaways) as well as key category partners (operational insights)

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication (written/verbal) and presentation skills
  • Story-telling: Ability to extract insights from data and translate that into clear, measurable recommendations
  • Stellar analytical skills and experience crafting/visualizing business strategy, Experience in manipulating large data sets/ interpreting data trends
  • Significant experience with competitor analysis and user experience mapping (product management experience is a plus)
  • Experience managing 3rd party vendors – developing SLAs, managing contracts, and ensuring vendors provide quality deliverables on-time
  • Mastery of Powerpoint and Excel
  • Strong project management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships and influence others
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and deliver output under tight timelines

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA or Master’s in a technical/quantitative field
  • Prior experience in management consulting or corporate strategy
  • Prior experience in ecommerce (or consumer-focused Internet businesses)

Benefits:

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-JS2

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.

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