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Director Corporate Process & Strategy - San Antonio Spurs (San Antonio · TX)

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Overview
Spurs Sports & Entertainment (SS&E) is looking for strong leader with strategic planning skills and demonstrated success in organizational strategy.  At SS&E, we look for collaborative members to join our team and this particular hire must possess strong executive communication skills, consensus building capabilities, and a team development focus.  A candidate with demonstrated ability to thrive independently in a collaborative environment will thrive!  
 
As a Director of Corporate Process & Strategy, you will assist SS&E in developing and executing strategies that drive growth and operational improvements across the organization. Position duties will include liaising with business unit leaders to formulate strategic priorities and execution plans, developing innovation processes, conducting market and customer research to drive new opportunities for efficiency, growth, and expansion, uncovering customer and market insights, and driving key business/sporting projects forward to name a few!  
 
This position also heavily partners with leadership to achieve operational cadence, organizational innovation, to supervise and measure critical initiatives progress, and assist in the preparation of content for key decision makers and stakeholders.  If you love working on highly sophisticated problems, gaining insight into the strategic issues, positively impacting organizational priorities and progress, work directly with senior-level decision-makers and have the opportunity to build cross-functional relationships with people across the company, this is the role for you!  From the development stage to the execution stage, this leader will need to project manage, analyze business opportunities, and deploy problem-solving capabilities regularly.  


Every employee is expected to: demonstrate alignment with SS&E’s Core Values, Mission and Vision, collaborate with internal and external fans and demonstrate ongoing growth and development.

Responsibilities
  • Lead several aspects of the analysis and optimization of business processes to improve overall organizational performance. Drive highly visible projects and work cross-functionally while analyzing opportunities, and structuring work towards meaningful recommendations and/or solutions to achieve organizational results.
  • Oversee creation of cross-functional development and the implementation of organization-wide business process initiatives.
  • Champion the ‘objectives and key result’ (OKR) processes. Support cross-functional areas by assisting in the establishment of definitions, measurements and tracking for key strategic and operational initiatives from the point of adoption to completion. Support departmental leaders to align strategic objectives across the organization.
  • Collaborate, conceptualize, and build business market research and analysis. Use cross-functional partners to communicate and drive corporate processes impacting organizational success.
  • Communicate, champion, and support ‘design-thinking’ concepts and processes alongside our leaders, partners, and participants to implement positive employee and fan experiences.
  • Actively communicate and participate in design-thinking; collaborate and conceptualize around corporate processes that drive strategy.
  • Develop strategic and business cases working with cross-functional teams outlining business opportunity, rationale, and operating plans to capture the opportunity including product, business modeling and go-to-market strategies.
  • Diagnose and uncover areas within the business that drive performance improvements. Unlock growth opportunities and provide clarity towards execution.
  • Identify, evaluate, and operate collaboratively with external vendors to provide independent and outside perspectives and insights into best practices that drive internal growth.
 
Qualifications
  • MBA/business graduate level degree or related experience.
  • 3+ years proven experience in a combination of business strategy and/or business operations in a sophisticated organization.
  • 3+ years experience in problem solving, business strategy and process building preferred.
  • Proven leadership driving large organizational initiatives or building market business analysis and/or building business operational plans.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills, and ability to handle critical and confidential situations and information.
  • Strong people development and influencing skills; ability to build and drive extended and virtual cross-functional teams.
  • Management consulting and strategic development experience is a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other digital literacy required.
  • Experience working with senior executives preferred.
  • The ability to work independently and coordinate multiple tasks.
  • Can Stand/Sit/Walk for long periods of time.
  • Ability to travel and spend time in office 50% of time.


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