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Jim Beam Brands Co Senior Analyst - North America Strategy in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/7593934 Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.Senior Analyst - North America Strategy What makes this a great opportunity?


+ This individual will be involved in a variety of high-impact, high-profile strategy projects to deliver our growth aspirations



+ This individual will have a material impact on the regional growth strategy and planning process



+ The team is built and led by former management strategy consultants and is focused on building successful leaders



+ The role could be an entr?e to a number of different positions within Beam, or could be an impactful transition from consulting into a fast-paced corporate environment



Role Responsibilities The North American Strategy team is growing to better support our North America Leadership Team (NALT) to tackle the organization's highest-priority strategic initiatives, identify continued near and long-term growth opportunities, and help shape the corporate agenda. Projects range from assessing emerging growth opportunities (e.g. related alcohol beverage and similarly regulated products) to portfolio strategy to long-term strategic planning. ? This position will report to the Sr Director, North America Strategy with significant exposure to the North American Strategy leads and NALT. This position will closely partner with the Sr. Manager, North America Strategy on day-to-day project and initiative execution.


+ Support major strategic initiatives, including: regional growth strategies, business process improvement, and cross-functional implementation efforts


+ Test out hypotheses through analytical rigor, collaborating cross-functionally across the company to ensure inclusion and integrity





+ Help support annual strategic planning and integrated business planning process


+ Review sector dynamics and trends



+ Identify key portfolio opportunities and risks



+ Conduct financial and commercial assessments of various growth options





+ Partner with Corporate Development team on due diligence/integration for regional M&A opportunities


+ Assess acquisition business cases and support negotiations



+ Manage integration projects to fold-in acquired brands into the overall business





+ Develop and deliver data-driven insights for delivery to executive teams



+ Work effectively in a team environment, both within the Strategy team and with business unit partners/stakeholders throughout the organization ?



Qualifications & Experience


+ Bachelors degree



+ Minimum 2-3 years of experience in management consulting or corporate strategy role



+ Exceptional project managemetn skills (must have led workstreams in the production of critical project deliverables)



+ Strong executive-level presentation skills (storyboarding, development and delivery)



+ Superior analytical skills and financial modeling capabilities



+ Ability to handle ambiguity and unstructured work situations



At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow togethe in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant's skills and experience. Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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