Analyst Corporate Strategy

11 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
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.

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

- 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