General Information

Req #
Career area:
Strategy and Operations
United States of America
North Carolina
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Working time:

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Description and Requirements

The VP & GM of Global eCommerce is seeking a high potential, top performer for this position: requiring a professional demeanor, excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to work on a wide range of tasks and strategic initiatives. The Chief of Staff (COS) is a critically important role, enabling the VP to work more effectively with internal and external stakeholders. This is not an administrative role - it is a highly strategic and facilitative role that requires a combination of focus and flexibility as well as a willingness to play an active, operational and communicative role. As the VPs ‘trusted counsel', the role requires strong emotional intelligence, self-motivation and strong analytical and interpersonal skills. This position will report directly to the VP & GM, Global eCommerce 


* Build/run the BMS across all segments (SMB/Consumer), Geos, and key product categories to keep a pulse on the business and track activities and results. 
* Work with segment and sales leaders throughout eCommerce on the business planning process - set up MS/Unit/Revenue/Profit goals for segments based on a tops down approach (Market analysis, Inventory, Historical performance etc.). 
* Work with finance on Financial milestones: Monthly financial commits (M-calls, POR calls), STAMP plan. 
* Facilitate and manage the process of identifying, prioritizing, chartering, communicating, and managing key strategic projects. 
* Organize day to day activities with the VP, Global eCommerce (Presentations to executives, external and internal audience, prepare for key internal and external meetings) 
* Govern the strategic planning process for Global eCommerce (STAMP, QBR’s etc.) 
*  Act as a change agent for business transformation initiatives and tools that further optimize our end to end business execution and performance. 
* Conduct market and financial analysis as needed to support GEO and Strategic projects and business initiatives 
* Tracking key strategic actions and driving them to closure. 
* Support the VP eCommerce with ad-hoc projects and key strategic initiatives. Bachelor's degree required. MBA a strong plus. This role requires working knowledge in end to end P&L management, product portfolio knowledge and market/competitive analysis. The individual must be able to deal with ambiguity and should be able to respond quickly to multiple issues and tight deadlines. 
* Role based in Raleigh, NC 

Other requirements: 

* 7+ years work experience, MBA and/or Corporate Development activity a strong plus 
*  Superior organizational skills and project/time management abilities, with ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities at the same time. 
* Ability to navigate Lenovo and good relationships spanning product, sales, marketing, finance etc. 
* Leadership skills with ability to inspire others to achieve a common objective 
* Enjoys keeping a fast pace and high energy, and not easily stressed 
* Strong Analytical skills and ability to synthesize large amounts of information from multiple sources to draw conclusions 
* Emotional intelligence, flexible work style, and excellent diplomatic skills across all levels of the organization 
* Excellent communications skills with ability to simplify and explain complex problems to stakeholders of all levels across multiple functions, with a willingness to challenge when necessary 
* Keen business acumen- govern the strategic planning, understand our strategy, assess how well we are executing to it, offer recommendations for improvement 
* Entrepreneurial and creative mindset with ability to formulate solutions to problems and Strong process orientation and mindset. 
* The highest level of integrity and an unwavering sense of what is best for the business 
* Ability to give and receive feedback and constructive criticism 
* Tracking key strategic actions and driving them to closure.
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