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Associate, Corporate Growth

FourKites

FourKites

Sales & Business Development
India · Remote
Posted on Monday, July 3, 2023

At FourKites we have the opportunity to tackle complex challenges with real-world impacts. Whether it’s medical supplies from Cardinal Health or groceries for Walmart, the FourKites platform helps customers operate global supply chains that are efficient, agile and sustainable.

Join a team of curious problem solvers that celebrates differences, leads with empathy and values inclusivity.

The Corporate Growth team works with the Executive Team and other senior leaders across the company to shape FourKites' strategic direction and deliver profitable growth. This team is responsible for managing the company's strategic planning process, assessing market opportunities and threats, recommending and prioritizing actionable growth strategies and investments, defining and executing business transformations, and supporting mergers and acquisitions that advance the company's strategic objectives.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead the development of business unit strategies, including scoping and structuring, formulating hypotheses, conducting research, performing analysis, developing actionable recommendations, and creating implementation plans

  • Lead the evaluation of logical extensions (white spaces) of the company’s current core competencies by assessing the market, technology, and macroeconomic trends

  • Create complex financial models to simulate portfolio-level scenarios

  • Conduct ongoing assessments of industry and competitive landscape, identify key industry trends impacting operations

  • Synthesize business issues, form initial hypotheses and identify the data/ information required to validate hypotheses

  • Build strong partnerships within the business and collaborate with functional leaders to drive greater efficiency, effectiveness, & capability

  • Support in special initiatives as requested by the Executive Team in support of the strategic vision

  • Support the Corporate Growth team during critical deal phases, which may include competitive landscape analysis, pipeline development, strategic due diligence, transaction management, and post-merger integration

  • Support development of executive-level communications across the organization, including the Board of Directors

Who you are:

  • At least five years of related work experience; top-tier management consulting experience is preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in an analytical field, such as engineering, economics, finance or business; MBA strongly preferred

  • Skilled at influencing and communicating with a diverse set of functions and audiences

  • Relentless focus on driving tangible impact to the corporation

Who we are:

FourKites® is the #1 supply chain visibility platform in the world, extending visibility beyond transportation into yards, warehouses, stores and beyond. Tracking more than 2.5 million shipments daily across road, rail, ocean, air, parcel and courier, and reaching over 185 countries, FourKites combines real-time data and powerful machine learning to help companies digitize their end-to-end supply chains. More than 1,000 of the world’s most recognized brands — including 9 of the top-10 CPG and 18 of the top-20 food and beverage companies — trust FourKites to transform their business and create more agile, efficient and sustainable supply chains.

FourKites provides competitive compensation with stock options, outstanding benefits and a collaborative culture for all employees around the globe. To help you be your best, we have 5 global recharge days, in addition to standard holidays, and a hybrid, flexible approach to work. Parental leave for all parents, an annual wellness stipend and volunteer days also provide you with time and resources for self care and to care for others. Throughout the year, FourKites sets aside time during the workday to learn and celebrate diversity. And we're always listening for new ways to support everyone in and out of the office.

Benefits

  • Medical benefits start on first day of employment

  • 36 PTO days( Sick, Casual and Earned) , 5 recharge days, 2 volunteer days

  • Home Office setups and Technology reimbursement

  • Lifestyle & Family benefits

  • Annual Swags/ Festive Swags

  • Ongoing learning & development opportunities ( Professional development program, Toast Master club etc.)