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Strategy and Technology Director (Remote) (680261600)

CommScope, Inc.

Last Updated: 10/27/20

Job Description

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

We are currently recruiting for a Strategy and Technology Director to join our team based in Shakopee, MN, Richardson, TX, or Hickory, NC.

What to Expect:

The Strategy and Technology Director facilitates the analysis and monitoring of technology and market trends, including both quantitative and qualitative data analysis, as well as using those trends to facilitate strategy discussions across CommScope. The role will be highly collaborative across many internal groups and businesses, and will share assignments and resources with the CommScope Market Intelligence group, as well as with Strategy resources within the Business Units. This individual will have high-visibility within the organization and partner with the Finance, Product Line Management, Marketing, Strategy Development, CTO Office, Corporate Communications, R&D, Sales, and other key departments to ensure a thorough understanding of our markets and trends.

You Will Make an Impact By:

  • Use both internal and external sources to provide the resulting information and recommendations to the business for both their everyday decision making, as well as input into the strategic plan.
  • Facilitating cross-functional workshops to develop strategies, competitive positioning and response plans, and scenario planning
  • Work with businesses to monitor and assess adjacencies and the CommScope portfolio of investments.
  • Develop a continuous improvement plan for the Strategy function: Identify business needs and establish plan to provide service.
  • Customer and Competitive Analysis: Detailed study of our customers and competitors to understand their business priorities, strategic direction, and tactical moves we could expect them to make. Review market position and potential competitive threats
  • Strategy: corporate, global business and segment-level strategic planning; portfolio prioritization; core and adjacent market opportunity analysis; competitor and customer analysis; emerging business opportunities; and strategy development.
  • Business Development: business modeling; new business development processes, mergers & acquisitions assessment, and ecosystem alliance development.
  • Market/Product Development: product and solutions opportunity analysis; commercialization of new products; new product introduction process support; pricing analysis; segmentation; and New concepts development.
  • Manage and provide input to the Business Unit and Corporate strategy and roadmaps
  • Building and managing customer, partner, and internal organization relationships
  • Developing talent in the analyst team – helping our analysts to build best practice, establish a team-oriented environment, and building solid skills for both qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Required Qualifications for Consideration:

  • A completed Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Engineering, Science, Marketing/Communication, Business or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of technology and market experience with a focus on either business, PLM, or engineering experience
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Supreme interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and research skills
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills with strong presentation skills
  • Solid organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects
  • Excellent computer and technical skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills coupled with excellent analytical and research skills
  • Good negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Detail-oriented

You Will Excite Us If You:

  • Have a completed MBA
  • Show innovation through unique ideas and propose them to the organization
  • Previous experience within the telecommunications industry
  • High energy and enthusiasm, with a strong commitment to exceeding client expectations
  • Change Management Experience

Why CommScope?

In today’s always-on world, CommScope is pushing the bounds of communications technology. We are building better connections and shaping networks of the future. For more than 40 years, we’ve been leaders in innovating the network infrastructure of the future. Developments such as the Internet of Things, seamless connectivity, and 5G introduce new requirements and demand creative thinking. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow.

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Company Details


CommScope, Inc.

Hickory, North Carolina, United States