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Manager of Strategic Planning

Job Summary:

The Manager of Strategic Planning will develop and direct the strategic and long-range goals of the organization including proposals to enter new markets and to expand existing market presence.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


  • Collaborates with executives and managers to develop long-range, strategic goals for the organization.
  • Identifies and reviews pricing and market trends; analyzes and applies this information in development of strategies for individual market segments.
  • Monitors business climate, trends in technology and development, and government activity in areas of the companys current and anticipated product lines.
  • Leads trials concerning new business initiatives, pilot programs, and regional rollouts; based on results, makes, recommends, and implements adjustments and modifications.
  • Collaborates with business unit administration and line managers to produce business and product plans that are profitable; evaluates these plans on a periodic basis.
  • Serves as negotiator with third parties for potential mergers or product acquisitions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Marketing, or industry-related field required; MBA highly preferred.
  • At least five years of experience in the industry or acting as a consultant on major strategic planning projects required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.


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