Analyst Corporate Strategy

Recruiter
Location
Z├╝rich,Zurich,Switzerland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Nov 2016
Closes
06 Jan 2017
Ref
CH58391017_E5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support senior members of the ABB Corporate Strategy team and heads of Divisional Business Development in the development and implementation of mid- and long-term strategies, focused on profitable growth. Develop relevant skills and network to transition to a business role or a more senior role in Corporate Strategy within a few years.

Tasks:
Support strategy projects as an individual contributor
- gather necessary data from external and internal sources and interviews
- perform required analyses on market(s) / business(es) to validate hypotheses
- build business cases and financial models for key opportunities
- develop communication material required to scope / kickoff / validate / conclude projects, under the supervision of a senior Corporate Strategy team or Divisional Business Development resource
- participate in working meetings and workshops

Partner with relevant Divisional/BU resources
- work closely with Divisions/BUs Strategy and Business Development community

Provide insights into trends in markets and competitive landscape
- provide regular inputs to Business Intelligence function on assigned end markets, key customers and competitors

Develop skills, ABB knowledge and internal network
- through project work, coaching and training, develop relevant skills/expertise in preparation for the move to a business role within a few years
- develop knowledge of ABB markets and offering
- develop internal ABB network

Requirements:
- Bachelor / Master degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, or related field, with 2+ years business experience (excluding internships) or PhD
- Proven ability to perform high-quality quantitative and qualitative analysis and financial modeling, and draw key insights from analysis
- Experience in strategy development and implementation, either in a leading strategic consultancy or an industrial blue-chip strategy function a plus
- Experience in ABB end markets (Utility, Industry, Transport, Infrastructure) a plus
- Experience in ABB core offering of Power and/or Automation a plus
- Team player with ability to work in multi-cultural environment
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written (English mandatory, other languages a plus)
- Proficiency with MS Excel and PowerPoint