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Grant Thornton LLP Strategy Manager, Customer & Brand in Boston, Massachusetts

Strategy Manager

Our Strategy practice applies our deep experience and capabilities to challenge the status quo. With a focus on pragmatism, we help our clients solve their toughest problems and develop value creation strategies that result in real impact. We support our clients in all aspects of their business cycle — whether assessing marketing and sales investments to drive acquisition, retention, and loyalty, understanding drivers for a seamless customer experience, or developing and implementing go to market strategies to succeed in a new market or with a new customer.

Our strategy practice sub-service line comprises three capabilities:

  • Corporate & Growth

  • Customer & Brand

  • Integration & Separation

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Strategy Manager

    Manager position offers excellent growth opportunities for talented, highly motivated professionals. They partner with clients to uncover key insights, reimagine business models, and define strategies that result in clear outcomes. Managers work with clients on a day-to-day basis to ensure that expectations are aligned, oversee research and investigation, and analyze client, competitor, and industry data. They apply knowledge of business principles and develop actionable recommendations.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    As a Manager, you will have the opportunity to develop your career through diverse engagements, coaching and professional learning. You will be responsible for managing other engagement team members while applying core consulting skills across a variety of client issues. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Effectively manage ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations, demonstrating strong analytical skills

  • Construct pragmatic approaches and frameworks to develop long-term business strategies

  • Utilize various data collection techniques, quantitative and qualitative analyses and synthesize data into meaningful and actionable insights

  • Define and evaluate customer and brand strategies reflecting market, competitive and other external drivers

  • Communicate effectively in a structured and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats to stakeholders

  • Manage client relationships, provide thought leadership, and team with Partners to share responsibility for the success of engagements

  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities, and lead client/market development

    QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong academic performance with a bachelor's degree; an MBA or graduate degree is preferred

  • 6-10 years of consulting experience or equivalent work experience in corporate strategy, industry strategy, market research or quantitatively rigorous environments

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage teams, and deliver against tight deadlines in dynamic environments

  • Effectively communicate complex ideas and concepts both in writing and verbally

  • Strategic problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Intellectual curiosity and motivation to develop professionally, including industry recognized professional certifications

  • Willingness and ability to travel as and when required to support engagements

  • Travel 25%-50%

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About Us

At Grant Thornton, we believe in making business more personal and building trust into every result – for our clients and you. Here, we go beyond your expectations of a career in professional services by offering a career path with more: more opportunity, more flexibility, and more support. It’s what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better.

About the Team

The team you’re about to join is ready to help you thrive. Here’s how:

• Whether it’s your work location, weekly schedule or unlimited flex time off, we empower you with the options to work in the way that best serves your clients and your life.

• Here, you are supported to prioritize your overall well-being through work-life integration options that work best for your and those in your household.

• We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different — and we think that’s a good thing. That’s why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. See how at www.gt.com/careers

• When it comes to inclusion, we are committed to doing more than checking boxes. Explore all the ways we’re taking action for diversity, equity & inclusion at www.gt.com/careers

Here’s what you can expect next:

If you apply and are selected to interview, a Grant Thornton team member will reach out to you to schedule a time to connect. We encourage you to also check out other roles that may be a good fit for you or get to know us a little bit better at www.gt.com/careers.

Additional Details:

Grant Thornton requires personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or self-test negative for COVID-19 within a specified timeframe in order to visit/enter firm offices, to visit/enter client or prospective client sites or facilities, or to attend in-person firm or client-sponsored events, subject to any medical, religious or other accommodations under the law. Grant Thornton collects, uses and maintains vaccination-related data in accordance with its Privacy Policy, Personnel Privacy Notice, and applicable laws and regulations.

It is the policy of Grant Thornton to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions (including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, working conditions, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, evaluations, and termination) are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or civil union status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic predisposition or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws, it is the policy of Grant Thornton LLP to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. To make an accommodation request, please contact ColleagueSupportSpecialists@us.gt.com.

For Los Angeles Applicants only: We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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