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Strategy Manager in West Fargo, ND at Doosan Bobcat

Date Posted: 1/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Build Your Future with Bobcat and Doosan! We want people with...BIG goals, BOLD dreams and an INNOVATIVE spirit!

Job Information

This position will lead development and coordination of regional strategy of CE, Corporate Strategy development, monitors execution of strategic initiatives.

Role & Responsibility

Strategy Development

  • Develops long-term strategy for Compact business by evaluating organizational strengths and weaknesses and gains consensus from management on the obstacles of achieving strategy
  • Identify initiatives and resource requirements for carrying out long-term strategy and communicate to functional leaders
  • Facilitate regular meetings to review long-term strategy; lead regular meetings with functional leaders to review functional strategies and initiatives

Strategy Execution

  • Develops regional executive MBO initiatives and KPIs that align to long range plan
  • Monitors execution of global and regional initiatives by tracking executive MBO KPIs
  • Proactively identifies initiatives that are behind target and raises issue to management; identifies mitigation plans and adjusts long-term plans if necessary

Annual Planning

  • Manages annual planning processes by ensuring that function-level initiatives and resource plans are sufficient to achieve annual operating plan and that KPIs are set properly to drive appropriate behavior to achieve long-range goals

Strategy Projects

  • Researches market and competitive intelligence to ensure management is up to date on business environment, competitor movements and strategies and incorporates intelligence into strategy development/execution
  • Analyzes adjacent markets and products to identify areas of opportunity for product/market expansion and/or acquisition/partnership opportunities
  • Develops “what-if” strategy scenarios for entry into new markets/products
  • Ad Hoc projects as assigned

Job Requirement

  • Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, and/or Mathematics
  • MBA preferred
  • Experience Required: 7>10 years
  • Travel Required: < 10%
  • Demonstrated experience using strategic thinking and planning skills
  • Proficiency in data analytics and problem-solving skills
  • Prior experience creating reports and presenting to senior management
  • Strong knowledge of business drivers, LRP/AOP initiatives
  • Thorough knowledge of industry, market, and competitive landscape
  • Highly capable of establishing rapport and credibility with others regardless of position, function, or culture
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Proven Project management skills
  • Ability to persuade executive team
  • High competency Strategic Thinking, and Execution
  • Proven ability to challenge status quo
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks with very short timelines/deadlines
  • Ability to create and evaluate business cases
  • Prior experience interacting with Korea team
  • Strong business acumen


  • Needs to deal with a broad spectrum of corporate-wide strategic issues.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills are required to quickly establish network.
  • Needs to deal with multiple assignments under a time constraint.
  • Strong business acumen required to understand functional issues to create challenging, but achievable AOP/LRP
  • Late evenings/early mornings required
  • Need to be able to concisely explain complex problems and details to non-native English speakers or very limited English speakers
  • Persuading and pushing executives and directors to explore new alternatives and complete strategic planning despite their need to resolve constant short-term issues

The world-renowned brands that make up Doosan Bobcat produce industry-leading compact and heavy construction equipment, attachments, air compressors, lighting systems, generators and articulated dump trucks. Doosan Bobcat is a part of the Doosan Group, which employs 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide. With people at the core of who we are, we believe the growth of our people will lead to the continued growth and success of our world-class company. Our team of dedicated employees is the backbone that allows us to provide construction equipment solutions that help our customers build the world of tomorrow. Wherever you find us, you’ll hear the sounds of progress, see the results of our people and feel the rhythm of transformation in everything we do.

Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-476-4263.