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Corporate Strategy Associate

Location: 

Providence, RI, US, 02903

Requisition ID:  5548

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

Summary

Be part of a high-impact, widely respected team that helps shape IGT’s vision and short and long-term strategy and innovation agenda. The Corporate Strategy team works with IGT’s executive team across all businesses and geographies, covering strategic planning, portfolio optimization decisions, and identifying and executing growth initiatives and margin expansion opportunities. In this role, the selected candidate will be part of a dedicated and dynamic team with plenty of opportunities for on-the-job learning. The role will report directly to the Vice President of Strategy. A flexible/remote working arrangement can be considered for those living in the Northeast.

Core Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Business Units Leaders to perform industry analysis that can inform IGT’s strategic planning process and the evolution of the strategic plan.
  • Identify and evaluate key portfolio initiatives and develop implementation plans and/or market-entry/exit plans. 
  • Contribute to the development and coordination of presentations, communications, planning materials, and other strategy-related documents that are both internally and externally impacting.
  • Establish relationships and interface with cross-functional/business unit teams to achieve goals and desired outcomes.
  • Drive the overall delivery, under the supervision of the VP of Strategy and in collaboration with Business Unit Leaders, of IGT strategic projects including. 
  • Collaborate with the People & Transformation team to mobilize and coordinate teams and act as a “change agent”.
  • Participate in continuous training with the Corporate Strategy Team.

Qualifications

  • Industry Exposure: Experience in Consumer, Retail, Technology, and/or Manufacturing is ideal. Diversity of work is encouraged.
  • Structured & Logical Thinking: Outstanding critical thinking skills are critical to this role, including the ability to identify and define problems, collect data, establish facts and demonstrate a ‘nose for value’ to discern what is important and draw valid conclusions.
  • Analytical Aptitude: Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills are required. Outstanding strategic and analytical skills, with proven experience in building models, distilling insights and creating recommendations to address complex problems.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, both written and verbal, with exceptional presentation skills and high emotional intelligence is critical. Relationship management across all levels of a comparable size/structure organization. Experience in crafting effective executive communications. Demonstrated success in driving change and the ability to drive impact for key stakeholders.
  • Drive: Self-motivated, able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Growth Strategy and Development: The ideal candidate will have experience in corporate strategy. Experience with business valuations, negotiations, mergers, and acquisitions is a plus.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of consulting, corporate strategy, business planning, private equity experience 
  • Strategy consulting experience from a top-tier management consulting firm is preferred.
  • Gaming industry experience is a plus but not required

Communications/Interactions

  • Frequent exposure to key C´ level roles. 
  • The role will also communicate and interact with business leaders and stakeholders from Global Gaming, Global Lottery, Digital & Betting & Corporate Support.  

Physical Requirements

  • This role will have a demanding meeting schedule across multiple global time zones. 
  • Availability to travel 5-10% of the time.

Keys to Success

  • Building collaborative relationships
  • Decision making
  • Drive results
  • Foster innovation
  • Personal energy
  • Self-leadership

 

 

#LI-REMOTE

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island