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Coporate Strategy Director

S&P Global
New York, USA
Closing date
Jun 16, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About the Role:
Grade Level (for internal use):
14 S &P Global

The Role: Corporate Strategy Director

The Location: New York, USA

The Team:
The S&P Global Corporate Strategy team is responsible for guiding the overall strategy of S&P Global. The team is responsible for setting the short and longer-term strategic ambitions of the company, guiding both organic and inorganic investment opportunities around our enterprise, divisional and core growth vectors. The team partners closely with divisions and functions, and is responsible for periodic Board of Directors update, Quarterly Business Reviews, Competitive Intelligence, our Gen-AI strategy amongst others areas.

The Impact:
Partner with Global Head of Strategy, M&A and Partnerships, the Head of Corporate Strategy and business and functional leaders across the organization to shape and execute on our Enterprise Growth strategy. Report directly to the Head of Corporate Strategy and will lead or support a wide range of strategic and certain inorganic initiatives, in accordance with the enterprise's top priorities. Inform and influence high impact decisions by the top leadership, including the CEO and CFO.

What's in it for you:
  • Directly impact strategic growth initiatives. Sit on the cutting edge of future client needs, competitive positioning, market trends and emerging technologies
  • Gain exposure to senior management team and deliver business-critical thought leadership and insights
  • Develop deep and wide expertise across all facets S&P businesses, including central functions, product and commercial
  • Grow and develop your career as part of a dynamic, truly global team
  • Play a leading role in driving our enterprise growth strategy across the whole of S&P Global:
    • Leading the preparation of enterprise and divisional strategy updates to our Board of Directors
    • Review our competitive landscape, and prepare relevant and insightful market updates
    • Be deep in our Enterprise Growth Vectors, and prepare analysis of strategic themes and ideas
    • Support our Data & Technology strategy, including Gen-AI applications and use cases
    • Customer at the Core is a strategic pillar; demonstrate a customer centric approach to evolving our strategic framework
  • Oversee delivery of our Enterprise annual Goals and Scorecards, working closely with divisional and functional leaders
    • Prepare and deliver mid-year / year-end performance reviews for our Board
    • Quarterly assessments, supporting our CEO
  • Driving growth and innovation in the support of cross-divisional shared networks which bring together commercial, product and technology leaders from across the organization. Set agendas, drive new ideas and collaboration opportunities, develop third-party networks
  • Support our organic investment programs, partnering with divisions to ensure strategic alignment and prioritization of innovation and high growth opportunities
  • Support in maintaining our pipeline of inorganic opportunities, demonstrating knowledge of our domain priorities, top targets, and be on top of opportunistic strategies
    • Maintain close alignment with the M&A team, support deal processes as required
  • Manage and leverage insights from external stakeholders and manage engagements - including consultants, bankers, PE/VC professionals
What We're Looking For:
  • At least 5-8 years of relevant work experience required. Management consulting or corporate strategy experience strongly preferred; knowledge of B2B information services and/or financial information services a plus
  • Demonstrable experience and robust prior training in developing strategic frameworks, applying them to complex business problems and translating them into practical, actionable project plans
  • Skilled at communicating strategic narratives clearly and simply in PowerPoint. Strong slide design capabilities and exceptional attention to detail required
  • Self-motivated worker with experience developing organic and inorganic business strategies and financial models with modest manager guidance
  • Proven track record leading cross-functional teams towards common deliverables and goals. Comfortable managing stakeholders across a matrixed organizational structure
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and make recommendations to senior stakeholders. Background in statistics a plus
  • Functional experience working with and analyzing company financial statements
  • Collaborative team player with effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, with an innate sense of urgency and accountability; able to deliver results with short lead-times
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $100,000 to $200,000 . Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location. In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for additional compensation such as an annual incentive bonus.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

Right to Work Requirements:
This role is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.

Return to Work:
Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative, Restart, we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace

What's In It For You?

Our Purpose:
Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:
We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.

We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:
  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.
For more information on benefits by country visit:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.

Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

102 - Senior Management (EEO Job Group) (inactive), 10 - Officials or Managers (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), FINANC102 - Senior Management (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 300734
Posted On: 2024-04-16
Location: New York, New York, United States

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