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Bridgestone Americas, Inc Director, Corporate Strategy in Nashville, Tennessee

  • Identify synergistic opportunities for relationships with start-ups, industry organizations, academic institutions, tech incubators, and established firms.

  • Assist in the development of the Mid-Term Plan through the coordination of 12+ Presidents' vision of their businesses consolidated into a tangible cohesive narrative

  • Evaluate, develop the financial analysis for, and pursue investments that deliver against those core business strategies

  • Partner with BU Presidents in the creation of BU-specific strategies and in the development of projects and programs that deliver against those strategies

  • Directly structure and lead corporate strategic projects

  • MBA preferred

  • 8 years of relevant experience in the business, strategic development, project leadership, finance, marketing and/or business development fields

  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively

  • Excellent corporate financial acumen

  • Exceptional intellectual and analytical curiosity with proven capability to strategically problem-solve

  • Collaborative approach and outstanding listening skills

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams

Bachelor's degree ; 10+ years of relevant experience including 7+ years management or leadership experience

Or Master's degree; 8+ years of relevant experience including 5-7 years management or leadership experience

The Director of Corporate Strategy is a key role in preparing our organization for breakthrough growth. In partnership with the Vice President of Corporate Strategy this leader will help define the long term vision for the organization. This role will also be tasked with finding the new business opportunities that will help prepare the organization for the future and deliver transformative partnerships and acquisitions. This role will also be tasked with presenting and gaining alignment to these opportunities in collaboration with the Business Unit Presidents while also acting as the primary conduit for industry and competitive expertise.

NOTE: Preferred location of this position is at our Bridgestone Americas HQ located in Nashville, TN. Will consider a remote arrangement based on right candidates situation and circumstance.

Wherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to Serve Society with Superior Quality. We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future. We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you are made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need. Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.