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Job: SVP, Chief Strategy Officer
Consulting role
Full Time Job
Posted on: September 04, 2020
Deadline: November 03, 2020
Locations: USA
Job Description:
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Strategic Education seeks to recruit a highly talented SVP and Chief Strategy Officer to help extend its position as a leader and effective disruptor in the adult learning industry. Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Strategy Officer will be a strong thought leader who can drive the design, planning, execution and integration of the organization’s business strategies. He/she/they will bring a keen understanding of market trends and consumer needs and will help architect how Strategic Education will capture opportunities in a rapidly changing marketplace. Strategic Education has a unique brand and a set of businesses and this role will be instrumental in leveraging these assets and shaping the strategy to capture and drive compelling growth initiatives.

Who We Are

Strategic Education Inc. was created by the merger of Strayer Education and Capella Education Corporation in mid-2018. We are dedicated to enabling career and economic mobility for all. We are innovating education and transforming learning to help people prepare for the workforce—today and in the future. Through a suite of innovative programs and services, we help our working adult students advance their careers and improve their lives.
Qualifications
Preferred/Required:
Job qualifications and experience, academic degrees, personal traits...
What We Are Looking For

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with leaders to align and integrate business unit and functional strategies within the context of the organization’s enterprise strategy. The ideal candidate is an experienced leader with a diverse background and success stories that will:
• Lead creation of 3-5-year corporate strategic plan and development of strategic agenda for C-level strategy committee, including business portfolio analysis, new opportunity assessments and recommendations, long range trend assessment, 3-5-year goal setting and growth priorities, market and competitor analysis, and innovation portfolio
• Identify and lead initiatives to grow revenue, including cross-business unit market opportunities and innovative new service offerings, for Strategic Education to acquire or grow organically
• Develop a rigorous process for evaluating strategic opportunities and risks associated with major M&A and strategic alliances
• Develop strategic perspectives and make recommendations on new market opportunities including sizing and assessing markets, identifying the risk/benefits of opportunities and implications
• In partnership with other senior executives, define how the company sets business targets and allocates capital in support of the company’s long-term strategy
• Provide strategic thought leadership and facilitate executive committee’s and Board’s strategic thinking; create strategy presentations for the executive strategy committee and the Strategic Education Board of Directors. Oversee and manage senior leadership team-initiated strategy projects
• Develop and implement metrics to measure performance and progress towards strategic goals, ensuring that strategic actions are completed at various levels to achieve desired results
Contact
Name: Lynnette Spence

Strategic Education Inc
Industry Education and Research
Company description

Who We Are

Strategic Education Inc. was created by the merger of Strayer Education and Capella Education Corporation in mid-2018. We are dedicated to enabling career and economic mobility for all. We are innovating education and transforming learning to help people prepare for the workforce—today and in the future. Through a suite of innovative programs and services, we help our working adult students advance their careers and improve their lives.
Links http://https://www.strategiceducation.com/home/default.aspx