Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy

Location:

San Jose, California, United States
Requisition Number:
R0052380

The Company

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

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.

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: 1) we develop eBay Inc’s strategy together with eBay’s executives, 2) we run strategic projects to solve key strategic issues supporting select executives at eBay, 3) we closely monitor the competitive environment & trends.

The opportunity

The eBay corporate strategy team is seeking a Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy. The candidate will be a creative problem solver and junior project leader with high levels of intellectual curiosity. You will work with key stakeholders from all functions at eBay 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 the company strategy and to help craft the future of eBay. 

The ideal candidate has a track record of making pragmatic, concrete recommendations with real world implementation experience.

Responsibilities

  • Strategy development and execution: Support the development and implementation of our businesses’ visions, strategies, and long-term strategic priorities. 

  • Thought leadership: Develop content and topic expertise, as well as perspectives on issues important to eBay’s strategy. Structure problems. Develop creative solutions to challenging business problems

  • Analyses: Oversee strategic analysis, generate key insights from data and visualize in simple and compelling way

  • Junior project leadership:Lead strategic projects and facilitate cross-functional and cross-regional teams. Lead team members, help structure their activities

  • Communication:Develop storylines for presentations, prepare and deliver presentations to senior leadership

  • Leading through uncertainty: Self-direct as well as manage junior resources on the strategy team and across the organization to deliver superior end-products in a dynamic industry and corporate environment 

Job Requirements

  • Intellectual curiosity

  • Finesse in structured thinking and creativity in problem solving

  • Outstanding analytical capabilities (quantitative and qualitative) 

  • Excellence in critical thinking, developing sensible, creative solutions to challenging strategic business problems 

  • Ability to communicate clearly and simply with mid-level and senior audiences. Ability to create compelling storylines. Strong influencing skills 

  • Comfort in reaching out and prioritizing cross-functional collaboration in a highly matrixed environment 

  • Ability to lead, empower and mentor project team members 

  • Comfort in handling uncertainty

  • Highly collaborative – be fun, and easy to work with!

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of work experience preferred. Top tier strategy consulting experience is required

  • Example candidate profiles include candidates who have worked for a top strategy consulting company for at least 2-4 years at the Associate/ Sr. Associate/ Jr Manage level, and then have worked 2-6 years at a startup or corporate

  • BS/BA degree required with significant academic achievements, including academic awards and other recognitions. MBA or other advanced degree strongly preferred

  • (Junior) project and people management experience required

  • Industry experience in commerce/ retail, consumer goods or internet services a 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-AK1

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 Manager, Corporate Strategy

San Jose, California, United States Requisition Number R0052380 Subsidiary eBay

The Company

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

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.

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: 1) we develop eBay Inc’s strategy together with eBay’s executives, 2) we run strategic projects to solve key strategic issues supporting select executives at eBay, 3) we closely monitor the competitive environment & trends.

The opportunity

The eBay corporate strategy team is seeking a Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy. The candidate will be a creative problem solver and junior project leader with high levels of intellectual curiosity. You will work with key stakeholders from all functions at eBay 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 the company strategy and to help craft the future of eBay. 

The ideal candidate has a track record of making pragmatic, concrete recommendations with real world implementation experience.

Responsibilities

  • Strategy development and execution: Support the development and implementation of our businesses’ visions, strategies, and long-term strategic priorities. 

  • Thought leadership: Develop content and topic expertise, as well as perspectives on issues important to eBay’s strategy. Structure problems. Develop creative solutions to challenging business problems

  • Analyses: Oversee strategic analysis, generate key insights from data and visualize in simple and compelling way

  • Junior project leadership:Lead strategic projects and facilitate cross-functional and cross-regional teams. Lead team members, help structure their activities

  • Communication:Develop storylines for presentations, prepare and deliver presentations to senior leadership

  • Leading through uncertainty: Self-direct as well as manage junior resources on the strategy team and across the organization to deliver superior end-products in a dynamic industry and corporate environment 

Job Requirements

  • Intellectual curiosity

  • Finesse in structured thinking and creativity in problem solving

  • Outstanding analytical capabilities (quantitative and qualitative) 

  • Excellence in critical thinking, developing sensible, creative solutions to challenging strategic business problems 

  • Ability to communicate clearly and simply with mid-level and senior audiences. Ability to create compelling storylines. Strong influencing skills 

  • Comfort in reaching out and prioritizing cross-functional collaboration in a highly matrixed environment 

  • Ability to lead, empower and mentor project team members 

  • Comfort in handling uncertainty

  • Highly collaborative – be fun, and easy to work with!

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of work experience preferred. Top tier strategy consulting experience is required

  • Example candidate profiles include candidates who have worked for a top strategy consulting company for at least 2-4 years at the Associate/ Sr. Associate/ Jr Manage level, and then have worked 2-6 years at a startup or corporate

  • BS/BA degree required with significant academic achievements, including academic awards and other recognitions. MBA or other advanced degree strongly preferred

  • (Junior) project and people management experience required

  • Industry experience in commerce/ retail, consumer goods or internet services a 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-AK1

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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