Dell Corporate Strategy Associate - Remote US in Texas
Dell Technologies is a leader in the IT industry, currently shaping the future of infrastructure at massive scale across compute/storage, hybrid cloud, Edge and Telco, 5G, data management, security and more forward looking across AI/ML, composable infrastructure and quantum computing spaces. Dell Technologies has been #2 on FORTUNE magazine’s Most Admired Company List in the Computer Industry (2019), and #4 on Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators (2020). Dell also ranked #10 on LinkedIn’s list of top companies where the US wants to work (2019).
Dell is a collective of customer-obsessed, industry-leading visionaries. At our core is a commitment to diversity, sustainability and our communities. We believe in working together to build a brighter future, celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit that lives inside us all, and marrying innovation with action. Dell is proud to offer unparalleled growth and development opportunities for our team members. We believe that technology is essential for driving human progress, and we’re committed to providing that technology to people and organizations everywhere so they can transform the way they work and live.
The Dell Corporate Strategy team is a specialized group that advises our CEO and executive leadership team on driving, assessing and prioritizing the long-term strategic direction and growth for the company across its portfolio of existing and new offerings. The team works directly with the C-level leadership team to drive critical strategic, operational and business development initiatives, as well as shape the overall, long-range strategy for the business. Focus areas include:
Thought leadership on the future state of the industry (e.g., economics of the edge) and potential impact to Dell’s overall strategy
Counsel to senior executives on “needle moving” growth drivers, strategic acquisitions and partnerships, portfolio optimization, etc in pursuit of growth
Incubation of select new businesses that will constitute future growth engines for Dell
This role puts you in the middle of one of the world’s largest companies ($90B+ revenue) in the midst of several of the biggest disruptions the technology industry has ever seen.
As we continue to grow our Corporate Strategy Organization, we are continuing to connect with top talent to assist us in our transformation. If you feel you have the background and experience and have an interest in joining the team, please apply and add your resume for review for future opportunities. We look forward to reviewing your qualifications!
Description of Role
Building on our team’s successes and continued growth, we are currently looking to hire a strategy Team Lead. This role is ideal for someone with a blend of management consulting and operational/functional execution responsibilities. Responsible for managing and driving teams to navigate complex problem solving and bring actionable solutions and recommendations forward. This role uses fact-based analysis to spot industry shifts and understands DTs’ sources of competitive advantage as a foundation for clear, differentiated strategies. This role requires someone skilled at asking the right questions, scrutinizing critical assumptions, and ensuring strategy meetings and interactions are truly strategic with the right people in the room.
Our top candidate will have e xceptionally strong personal initiative, good business instincts, and a comfortability with ambiguity, strong oral and written communication skills and ability to formulate and deliver insights around complex business problems in a thoughtful and persuasive manner, and a passion for technology!
Our offices are located in Round Rock TX, Palo Alto CA, and Hopkinton MA with support for remote work options. This role is highly visible, offering significant exposure to Dell Technologies Executive Vice Presidents and C-level leadership, allowing you to build lasting relationships and deep industry expertise. Our team is also a unique entry point for those who eventually seek opportunities to transition to key management roles within Dell Technologies.
Lead key strategy projects and orchestrate workstreams across the Corporate Strategy team; own overall efforts (i.e., full accountability of projects), including project plans, recommendations, impact, and syndication across groups
Act as a thought leader on Dell’s strategy, a trusted advisor to VPs+, and a domain expert in select areas over time.
Demonstrated hypothesis-driven, problem-solving orientation with exceptional ability to create structured quantitative and qualitative analyses; sound business judgement and problem framing
Develop deep business knowledge, experiences, and subject matter expertise from Dell and industry to develop rich insights; be perceived as a thought leader/contributor within Dell on specific topics
Build consensus and effectively influence senior-level stakeholders
Develop a comprehensive understanding of the entire portfolio Dell business in order to propose and analyze strategic decisions impacting multiple divisions.
Understand and stay current on tech industry trends, competitive landscape and internal product development efforts.
2-3 years post-MBA management consulting experience at a top firm
Master’s degree in Business Administration/related field and/or Engineering degree or equivalent with a strong academic background (Top-tier undergraduate and MBA credentials)
Demonstrated hypothesis-driven problem-solving orientation with exceptional ability to create structured quantitative and qualitative analyses
A track record of successfully negotiating across a broad range of potentially conflicted attributes including business, product, technology, branding, channels, and third-party contributions to arrive at the optimum strategy
Strong financial/business modeling and analysis skills
Deep understanding of software and business technology markets, trends, and dynamics
Ability to manage multiple simultaneous high-priority projects (often including project management of cross-functional v-teams and strategy analysts / junior managers)
Acquisition Deal experience (pre-venture integration work)
Track record for growing and mentoring junior talent, as well as leading team-based engagements
Experience in a technical or software industry/space
Here’s our story; now tell us yours
Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.
What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.
We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.
You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here (https://jobs.dell.com/diversity-and-inclusion) .
Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here (https://jobs.dell.com/equal-employment-opportunity-policy-statement) .
For internal candidate inquiries, please reach out to Teresa Hayes in the Talent Acquisition organization.