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Director, Internal Consulting/Strategy Team

Job ID MIA00000322 Date posted 10/24/2019
Description

Established with the combination of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. and Glazer’s Inc., Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, LLC (Southern Glazer’s) is North America’s largest wine and spirits distributor and the preeminent data insights company for alcoholic beverages. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, Canada, and the Caribbean, distributes more than 150 million cases of wine and spirits annually, and employs more than 20,000 team members.

Office of Strategic Management (OSM): The Office of Strategic Management (OSM), supports Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits corporate, divisional and functional leaders with strategy development, executive decision making and initiative implementation. Functioning as an internal consulting group, the team works in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with direct interaction with the company’s senior executives and decision-makers. The small and flat team structure allows the team to be nimble and efficient, while at the same time exposing team members to various areas of the business.

The Director, Office of Strategic Management (OSM), is a management role for a team that provides critical project management and analytical support to corporate, regional, sub-regional, state-level and functional leaders at Southern Glazer’s. OSM assignments will include a mix of ongoing and project-based activities in which the team will be working within specified timelines. Specifically, OSM provides support in such areas as new business acquisition and market entry, supplier and customer relations, as well as developing analyses and presentation materials needed for Southern Glazer’s senior executive meetings. Additionally, the OSM team also focuses on new projects and initiatives that are launched, at different stages from strategy through execution, including delivering on one or more of the company’s strategies related to sales, operations, marketing, talent management and innovation.

The Director will report to the SVP. Daily activities will require work in a highly-collaborative team environment with fellow OSM team members. Periodic performance evaluations (mid-year Individual Development Plan reviews and annual appraisals) are provided to team members to ensure expectations are met as well as their own growth objectives. Additionally, the Director of OSM will provide career-development coaching and mentoring to the team. As we identify and execute business improvement opportunities, the Director will have the unique opportunity to work with seasoned business professionals to develop analytical, problem-solving and communication skills in a dynamic and exciting industry.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

·Leading and partnering with business leaders on strategic projects and managing OSM team members in support

·Leading business development pursuits (e.g., supplier RFPs)

·Leading or supporting strategic project management, ensuring deliverable quality and timeliness, stakeholder management, and thought partnership

·Leading teams through the problem-solving process to define the optimal solution

·Actively contributing valuable insights and content knowledge to our internal clients, executives, and teammates

·Supporting strategy related meetings (e.g., Leadership and Bank meetings)

·Supporting Regional Presidents, commercial and functional leadership with business unit strategic initiatives

·Facilitating senior executive sessions

·Recruiting, retaining, developing, promoting consulting talent


Qualifications

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

·MBA or equivalent work experience is required

·8+ years relevant work experience in management consulting, a corporate strategy office or equivalent work experience is required

·A proven track record of project and business case delivery is required

·Experience in driving major corporate cross-functional initiatives, such as innovation, growth strategies, cost reductions, and revenue enhancement, etc.

·Strong analytical skills and ability to guide analysts

·Experience with “consulting process” of problem solving and a well-developed consulting tool-kit is required

·Strong talent management skills to coach and mentor more junior colleagues are required

·Poise with senior executives and the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization is required

·Strong stakeholder management abilities

·Sharp written and verbal communication skills, able to coach others on effective communications

·A track record of employer commitment, dedication and perseverance is required

·Must be willing to reside in South Florida


Job:Accounting & Finance
Primary Location:United States-Florida-Miami
Shift:Day Shift

Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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