Director, Strategy & Corporate Development

Date:  Feb 6, 2024
Location: 

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85008

Company:  WillScot | Mobile Mini
Req ID:  49861

At WillScot Mobile Mini (NASDAQ WSC), our 4000+ people are at the heart of everything we do. In addition to providing industry-leading pay and benefits, we provide opportunities for development and upward mobility, while investing in the communities we serve.

 

We are the undisputed leader in providing innovative flexible workspace and portable storage solutions, serving an incredible range of customers across all industries from 240+ locations across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

 

Our values are our foundation. We’re constantly striving to diversify our teams to ensure we have the best and brightest talent. We’re deeply committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace where each person can contribute while being their authentic self. For more about WillScot Mobile Mini and who we are, click here.

 

Come build your future with us!

 

ABOUT THE JOB:

We are seeking a dynamic and analytical leader to join our Strategy and Corporate Development team. In this role, you will collaborate closely with senior functional and field leadership to drive key strategic initiatives that will fuel our organization's growth over the next 5-10 years. Your primary focus will be on ideation, evaluation, and execution of high-impact, cross-functional value drivers and enablers that enhance our value proposition, customer experience, and financial performance. Reporting to both the VP of Strategy and the SVP of Finance/Commercial/Operations, you will work on a variety of projects such as M&A pipeline management, due diligence, integration, market analysis, adjacent market entry, vertical strategy, product positioning, sales coverage optimization, logistics optimization, and capital allocation to name a few. To excel in this role, you should be motivated, independent, intellectually curious, and capable of approaching ambiguous situations from multiple perspectives. 

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

Strategic Thinking: 

  • Develop and execute strategic initiatives to drive top-line growth and margin expansion. 
  • Conduct thorough market and competitive analysis to identify new opportunities and industry trends. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align projects with overall business objectives. 
  • Frame situations through multiple lenses and leverage appropriate resources to chart a path forward. 

Business Analytics and Financial Modeling: 

  • Utilize financial data modeling techniques for forecasting, valuation, and decision-making. 
  • Apply statistical modeling and analysis to derive insights from big data. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint 

Project Management: 

  • Lead, assist, or project manage large-scale, complex, or high-impact initiatives. 
  • Operate effectively in ambiguous, complex organizational structures. 
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational change management skills. 

Leadership and Communication: 

  • Exhibit exceptional leadership skills and the ability to influence and build coalitions. 
  • Communicate effectively with senior executives, peers, and external partners. 
  • Foster a collaborative culture and work effectively with a broad group of stakeholders. 

Business Acumen: 

  • Possess a strong understanding of various business functions and their interdependencies. 
  • Leverage broad familiarity with business operations to facilitate cross-functional assignments. 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's in Business Administration (MBA), with a focus on finance, strategy, or general management preferred 
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant experience in business analytics, operations, finance, product management, investment banking, or strategy consulting. 
  • Proficient in financial data modeling, with an interest in big data analytics and statistical modeling. 
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, with experience in data visualization and BI tools is a plus. 
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders towards a common goal. 
  • Change management expertise in matrix or ambiguous organizational structures. 

Disclaimer: This posting describes the general nature and level of work performed and does not represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, or skills required. Collaboration and teamwork drive our success. Team members may be required to perform duties outside normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.

 

WillScot Mobile Mini provides equal employment opportunities to 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.

 

WillScot Mobile Mini embraces diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We are focused on building teams that include a variety of backgrounds, lived experiences, and skills.
 

The more inclusive we are, the stronger we will be!


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