Strategy Consultant Senior

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking talented Strategy Consultant Senior for our San Antonio, TX (WestRidge South) facility.

Utilizes expertise, industry experience, analysis and innovation to provide insights that inform and develop strategy recommendations to internal clients. Develops fact bases, articulates hypotheses and underlying assertions. Leverages analytics, executes work plans, delivers final outcomes, recommendations, and action plans for the client. Effectively collaborates with LOB/Staff area project champions and key stakeholders to maximize execution likelihood and impact of the strategy.

Job Requirements

  • Independently develops fact base and hypothesis tree for a subset of the strategic problem/question capturing key assertions, work streams, and data and analytic needs for moderately complex strategy initiatives. Identifies capabilities, strengths, and weaknesses. Defines objectives for assigned components of overall strategy project and assists to establish framework for strategy execution.
  • Continuously leverages data-driven problem solving techniques and analytical rigor, to manipulate, interpret, and study competitive intelligence and business data to translate into insights for strategy development. Helps shape the work of key partner groups efforts and key inputs into insight generation and strategy recommendations. Continually refines hypotheses and areas to probe more deeply with input and guidance from more senior/experienced CoE resources.
  • Participates in the development of action plans that include: timeline, owners, required investments, and expected results. With limited oversight, prepares compelling presentations to inform and influence key stakeholders, up to and including mid level executives.
  • May provide guidance to junior team members.  Assists with on boarding processes.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a Business, Engineering or Science discipline required
  • 6 or more years of business experience demonstrating proficiency in technical consulting skills OR Master's degree in a Business or a related discipline plus 4 or more years business experience demonstrating proficiency in technical consulting skills
  • Proven track record in project execution environment
  • Demonstrated experience influencing business decisions
  • Advanced Technical Consulting Skills (Hypothesis-driven problem solving; Primary Market research (e.g. interviews); Secondary Market research (e.g. desk research); Data analysis (e.g. what-if, sensitivity, etc.); Synthesis (e.g. so what?); Pyramid Principle / Story Telling; Written Communications; Visual display of quantitative information; PowerPoint / Excel; Presentation skills; Meeting Leadership; Verbal Communications; Teaming; Project Planning)

Preferred

  • Master's degree in a Business or a related discipline plus 4 or more years business experience demonstrating proficiency in technical consulting skills OR Bachelor's degree in Business or a related discipline and 6 or more years of business experience, including 1+ year or more of strategy consulting experience
  • Experience with driving technology-driven transformations within organizations
  • High motivation and self-direction, taking personal ownership for results and professional development
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to prioritize, thriving in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Ability to establish key partnerships and facilitate, influence, collaborate and establish account ability through all levels of the organization

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.