Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World
Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.
"At 3M, we want to make sure that everyone, from all walks of life, know they can share their opinions, they're heard, and change is made based on their input." - Ann Anaya, chief diversity officer at 3M
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
The Impact You'll Make in this Role
3M Corporate Strategy is a high impact, highly visible team that works on strategic initiatives across all of 3M's businesses and geographies. The group leads efforts related to portfolio management, resource reallocation, business creation, M&A related activities, and manages the annual strategic planning process. Corporate strategists are senior level professionals, working with business executives and leaders on the company's highest priorities, with an emphasis placed on value creation through growth.
As a Corporate Strategy Manager, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact through the following:
Manage corporate strategic planning process, including executive and Board-level strategy formulation, business case development and deck creation
Lead corporate portfolio management projects focused on value creation and growth through resource allocation, business creation, and M&A
Lead strategic initiatives sponsored by CEO, SVP Business Development, and other Operating Committee members
Track industry and competitive trends, and develop business outlook and forecasts
Develop rigorous, fact-based, quantitative analysis to support recommendations. Ensure strategic and financial soundness and alignment for any recommendations
Your Skills and Expertise
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:
Master's Degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Seven (7) years of strategy experience is required in a private, public, government or military environment
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Minimum of Five (5) years post-MBA experience
Proven track record in providing novel and innovative solutions to complex or difficult strategic issues
Demonstrated leadership ability - proven track record of leading high impact projects and cross-functional teams
Action-oriented, with emphasis on execution and results rather than theory
Ability to independently lead and manage projects with multiple work streams, with proven leadership success over a wide variety of functional business problems
Must be able to interact with senior executives and handle high-pressure settings with confidence
Hands-on, self-starter, team-oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, including solid understanding of financial and statistical analysis
Significant experience with MS PowerPoint and Excel
Travel: May include up to 15% travel based on projects
Relocation Assistance: May be authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Supporting Your Well-being
3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.
Resources for You
For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.
Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M. Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties. 3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.
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