Herman Miller Group is building a customer-centric, digitally enabled business model to reshape the way our family of brands does business. We're driving new revenue growth and creating frictionless internal processes through our innovative solutions, and we need aStrategy Managerto help us get there!
In this role,no day will be the same. You'll be working on some of the most critical and complex problems we have to face, and you'll become a go-to problem solver in the organization. You will support the evolution of our business model in the North America Contract segment in partnership with our network of dealers, you will seek out and resolve key areas of friction resulting from our increasingly omnichannel business environment, all the while helping further implement our enterprise strategy and chart the path ahead.While this position is open to locations across the US, preference may be given to those candidates either based in Michigan or willing to relocate in the future.
Why Join Us?
Our purpose is to design for the good of humankind. It's the ideal we strive toward each day in everything we do.Being a part of Herman Miller Group means being a part of something larger than your work team, or even your brand. We create places where people love to be, places that reflect who they are, places that truly matter to people. And our success allows Herman Miller Group to support causes that align with our values, so we can help create a more equitable and sustainable future for all.
Inside the Job
Your day-to-day work will involve:
- Managing projects:Manage the successful delivery of strategic projects according to measures of time, budget, scope, quality, and relationship
Scoping and resourcing projects:Develop and scope the initial assessment of major initiatives ensuring good structure, planning, and leadership for project success. You'll facilitate bringing the appropriate resources across the companies together to support project efforts
Communicating cross-functionally:Communicate with project team members, business stakeholders, and other areas of the company
Consulting:Serve as a consultant to internal/external business partners, effectively leveraging opportunities outside the traditional scope of work
Supporting strategy:Lead complex and high priority projects targeted at supporting the overall corporate strategy. You will provide project management to key stakeholders, data analytics, ideation, and recommendations, often working with executive level stakeholders throughout the organization
What You Bring
Needed skills and experience for this role include:
A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or Operations. A Master's degree in Business Administration or another relevant advanced degree is preferred
Three years of experience in an accounting or financial business environment, including providing consultation to outside clients
Two years of experience in project management, continuous improvement, or change management
Experience in financial modeling and analyzing trends, metrics, data, and best practices
Ability to manage and progress work via influence as opposed to hierarchy
Excellent problem-solvingskills and theability to investigate and analyze complex data and generate new ideas and solutions
Leadership skills with an ability to motivate and influence teams and drive results
Ability to be a well-respected, agile, and flexible leader
Ability to think strategically and execute tactically, coupled with strong decision-making skills
Strong executive presence and outstanding communication skills, with a proven capability to present complex concepts in a concise and understandable way to a variety of audiences
Our values speak to our shared beliefs. They describe how we live our purpose through the way we lead, the way we see one another, and the way we approach our work.
We are difference-makersreflects our commitmentsto creating places that matter,tobeing a good neighbor in our communities, andtousing business as a force for good.
We are all extraordinaryis our statement about the worth of individuals and our commitment to help everyone reach their full potential.
We are better togetherdemonstrates how challenging one another, making room for everyone, and working and winning as one makes us stronger.
Who We Hire
Simply put, we hireeveryone.Herman Miller is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veterans from every branch of military service, and more. Here, you can bring your whole self to work. We're committed to equal opportunity employment, including veterans and people with disabilities.