Director, Strategy - Consumer Intelligence

Capital One
McLean, Virginia, United States
Mar 22, 2023
Apr 20, 2023
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Director, Strategy - Consumer Intelligence

Founded by former strategy consultants, Capital One is a strategy driven company. The highly selective Corporate Strategy group engages on a targeted set of ultra-high impact issues that drive the direction and performance of the company. Projects focus primarily on developing enduring and profitable growth and value enhancement strategies, while working within the business to influence results and ensure follow through.

Consumer Intelligence (within Corporate Strategy) was formed at the request of the CEO to increase the business's focus on our customers. The team uses structured thinking and rigorous analysis to identify opportunities, define strategies, and solve problems. We project our expertise through compelling communication and influence skills that impact critically important, highly visible topics. Recent examples of our work include keeping a pulse on US consumer financial health through the COVID pandemic to inform the C-Suite, partnering with External Affairs to launch the Capital One Insights Center to share insights with non-profit partners, learning why people switch their primary bank to inform new premium credit card launches, and partnering with our Tech and Digital Design teams on the future of our mobile strategy.

  • Lead the development of blank space insights on high priority, high visibility topics focused on customers
  • Develop and lead the team's agenda through a balance of strategy and analytics, constantly seeking the "answer to the case" while bringing a rigorous quantitative toolkit to bear
  • Craft compelling stories rooted in rigorous insights to influence the agendas of senior business leaders in the company
  • Use deep data to answer questions and surface opportunities for executives about where our biggest opportunities lie
  • As an example, this role could include leading a cross-functional team to identify the most valuable Enterprise customer journeys - including unpacking where we are today, quantifying opportunities, and influencing business leaders to invest in improving them
  • Manage and coach high potential associates, including actively crafting a vision for their roles and their success

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 7 experience in Strategy Consulting, Business Analysis, Corporate Strategy or a combination

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiently identify and solve problems independently in a constantly changing environment
  • Strong analytical skills including developing and leading blank space analysis
  • Exceptional people management and development skills
  • Fantastic interpersonal skills, with experience influencing senior decision making
  • Demonstrably strong written and verbal communication skills

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

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