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Corporate Strategy Manager

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Location: Deerfield, IL, United States
Date Posted: Dec 12, 2019

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About Us:

For more than 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets.

With 104,000 employees and 2018 sales and revenues of $54.722 billion, we are the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Our company principally operates through its three primary segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.


We are a Fortune 100 corporation with 110 production facilities of which 60 are located outside the US, and we have 160 dealers serving customers in 193 countries. In 2018 we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI).


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Job Duties/Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: 
• Lead, manage and deliver actionable recommendations on global, cross-functional strategic projects to enterprise and business unit executives
• Analyze and structure data, workstreams and insights to develop a strategic recommendation in a variety of areas, including technology, finance, growth, M&A, customer segmentation, and digital
• Develop strategic scenarios based on customer trends, industry disruptions, competitive actions, existing strategies, and internal competencies, and present to executive teams for deliberation and high-quality decision making
• Support strategy directors and senior management by providing thought leadership on strategic issues, options and opportunities, and positively influence decision making
• Bring relationship-building skills and ability to read personal/organizational sensitivities to develop good working partnerships with key leaders
• Lead cross-functional teams with team members at various levels of seniority
• Possess a strong verbal and written presentation abilities including story-telling, to communicate complex strategic topics in easy to understand ways
• Work on unstructured, complex issues, showing expertise in breaking them down to manageable phases, organizing teams, and driving towards deliverables and recommendations
• Travel as needed both domestically and occasionally internationally (~20%)


Basic Qualifications:

• This position requires a bachelor’s degree, preferably in finance, corporate finance, accounting, economics, or mathematics
• Minimum 8+ years of overall professional experience
• Minimum 2+ years in management consulting or a strategy related role; finance professionals with strong exposure to strategic decision making (investment banking/management, private equity, etc.) 

Top Candidates Will Also Have:
• MBA or Master's degree
• Interpersonal skills, growth mindset, self-driven, effective communicator, responsive, and the ability to handle ambiguity

The preferred location for this role is Deerfield, IL. We will provide relocation assistance & services to those that are eligible.

Additional Information:
Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

Caterpillar is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply. 


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Dec 12, 2019


United States