Manager - Strategy and Business

Kansas City, MO

Industry: Other Job Number: Job-1550

Manager Strategy & Business


$150K - $200K plus bonus and stock


Kansas City, MO


Interviewing over the next two weeks


Our client has engaged Bell & Associates to help them find their next Manager of Strategy & Business.  The strategy team is responsible for the business unit strategic planning processes; assessment of business development opportunities; general strategic assistance to the Chief Executive and North American leadership team, and providing functional expertise, governance and resources to the individual North American business units.



  • Manage the formulation, development, and implementation of the North America strategy. 

  • Manage the North American aspects of the annual strategy cycle.                                       

  • Develop ad hoc and project-related analyses in a wide variety of areas including assessment of market trends, competitor data & performance comparisons/summaries, market demand estimates/forecasts and demographic estimates/forecasts.                                                                                                    

  • Monitor and assess the impact of internal and external environment for issues of strategic importance to North America. 

  • Seek and synthesize a range of views, including from stakeholders within and outside the company to understand market trends, opportunities and strategic alternatives. 

  • Work with business leaders to provide advice, input, and process from a strategic perspective into business plans, acquisitions, and strategic projects.                                                                                      

  • Prepare documentation to communicate the North America strategy, recommendations and implementation plans to stakeholders.                                                                                                                             

  • Manage strategy execution and report progress to key stakeholders. 

  • Apply best practice strategy execution and program management methodologies.

  • Define roles and hold timely discussions with program/project members on performance.         



  • Bachelor s degree with 12 years of relevant work experience, or a master s degree with 10 years of experience, or a PhD degree with 8 years of relevant work experience

  • Experience in strategy planning and execution in a large organization

  • Educational background in Economics, Business (Finance, International, Marketing, Operations Management) or a related field

  • Job experience in the steel or manufacturing industry or an Industrial Sector company preferred

  • MBA, CFA or advanced business, strategy or international degrees preferred


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Bell & Associates, Inc. is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas - Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management.  We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.    

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