• Supply Chain Management Strategy Manager

    US-IL-Downers Grove
  • Overview

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    HAVI is a privately held global company that innovates, optimizes and drives the supply chains and marketing promotions of many of the best known brands in the world. When you work at HAVI, you have a chance to make your mark – to be a part of work that drives value, brings a smile and keeps everyday life moving forward. Which means it’s not the size of our global footprint, but rather your personal fingerprint, that has the power to make a real difference for our customers … and to touch the lives of people both at home and around the world. 


    Under general supervision, the strategy manager administers strategy & innovation processes and projects for the Supply Chain Management (SCM) service line. This includes supporting SCM service line strategy development – both for the annual planning process and ensuring executing throughout the year; executing and / or supporting strategic or innovation projects that enable SCM service line to achieve its strategic goals.


    • Supports the strategic planning process, including project managing development process, conducting workshops and leaderships sessions, documenting strategies, tactics and measure and developing leadership/ and presentations.
    • Leads / supports strategy projects (such as market research, competitive threat assessments, new business opportunities, partnership or M&A opportunities, and others). Responsibilities vary by project but include: scoping project objectives and success criteria, conducting external research, conducting financial and analytical modelling, facilitating workshops and working sessions, documenting findings / results and developing presentations.
    • Provides project management for strategy, transformation and innovation initiatives, responsibilities including: managing project timelines and key activities, tracking and communicating status, identifying and escalating issues, conducting executive review meetings.
    • Support continued evolution of go-to-market / commercialization capabilities within the SCM service line.
    • Supports executive leadership meetings and presentation development for SCM strategy and key initiatives.

    Desired Skills & Experience

    • Experience independently driving complex projects addressing open ended business challenges
    • Functional experience includes business case development, market sizing, scenario analyses, prioritization and selection activities, market research, business analysis, process development, documenting findings and insights into client deliverables
    • Experience facilitating cross-functional workshops and working sessions, conducting leadership report outs and steering committee meetings
    • Strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills
    • Strong project management skills, attention to detail, and able to apply critical and strategic thinking
    • Competence in Microsoft Office and Office 365 products and similar software tools
    • Ability to manage diverse needs of multiple stakeholders and balance demands of simultaneous projects and commitments
    • Ability to function at a high-level when working both independently and in teams
    • Able to learn new skills and tools and adapt to a changing environment
    • At least three to five years of experience in strategy, business development, business analytics or related function
    • University Degree (or equivalent) in Analytics, Business, or related discipline


    Our total rewards philosophy integrates programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, corporate culture, corporate citizenship and work-life balance. While individual program components may differ by country, some things remain constant:


       …our commitment to rewarding results

       …the opportunity to work with talented and driven individuals at every level of our company who respect each other, treat each other fairly and hold one another accountable for our customers’—and our company’s success



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