Sr. VP of Strategic Initiatives in Birmingham, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

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Sr. VP of Strategic Initiatives
Birmingham, MI


Our client is a private equity firm looking to add an experienced and competent Sr. VP of Strategic Initiatives to the team. This Sr. VP of Strategic Initiatives will coordinate and perform professional and confidential special functions with the CEO for business intelligence initiatives and project management. The long term strategy is to have the individual migrate to a functional leadership position within the organization.

The Sr. VP of Strategic Initiatives must have 5 years experience in strategy or consulting with a finance focus

Sr. VP of Strategic Initiatives Requirements:

  • MBA required
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in progressive positions
  • Good Technology background required.  Apple experience a must
  • Must have a proven strategic mindset with the ability to put structure around difficult problems
  • Very detail oriented with strong leadership and project management skills
  • Excellent analytical, written communication and organizational skills
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong decision making skills and high energy team player
  • Must be able to be aggressive when called for but also humble when necessary
  • Must have an unbelievable work ethic - willing to do whatever it takes to succeed
  • Must be able to follow up and communicate well with CEO
  • Proven creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to be mobile and travel regularly as needed
  • Willing to do whatever is necessary to handle what is needed
  • Ready to develop to next level and be able to grow under the leadership of the CEO

Sr. VP of Strategic Initiatives Description:

  • Work with the Strategic Initiatives Elite Team to solve ambiguous problems
  • Represent the CEO in a professional and congenial manner in person, in telephone conversations, and in written correspondence
  • Finance Savvy
  • Exercises a wide degree of creativity and latitude in developing and coordinating projects for the CEO
  • Discreet handling of confidential information
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions for various projects
  • Follow up with Team Leaders and their financial team on their projects and work with CEO to move information to CEO System and Dropbox
  • Evaluate performance compared to plan and to benchmarks
  • Assist in identifying actions to maintain margins within acceptable levels
  • Work with CEO to make sure Culture and Brand are being communicated and followed
  • Work with Marketing and Training and Development Teams to make sure that CEO’s Social Media fits his culture
  • Organize and follow up on all projects that the CEO is involved with
  • Assist with tasks related marketing, registrations, development of the agenda, and resource materials for meetings
  • Coordinate and expedite completion of a variety of complex activities that relate to the business of the CEO
  • Travel with and on behalf of the CEO to assist with business priorities


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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