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United States of America
North Carolina
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
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Additional Locations
* United States of America - North Carolina - Morrisville

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Lenovo SSG hybrid cloud team is seeking a Director of Strategy and Chief of Staff to play a major role in our services-led transformation and offering/ solution innovation. This role is tailored for an individual contributor who has the proven ability to develop offering development strategy, influence senior stakeholders, make meaningful investment decisions at the organizational level and coordinate activities and projects across the organization.

As the strategy leader and the Chief of Staff, you will analyze the competitive landscape and make the investment recommendations for hybrid cloud business in terms of organic and inorganic growth in the fast-paced IT services market. You will work hand-in-hand with Lenovo Corporate Development and SSG’s Head of Strategy to develop hybrid cloud strategy, perform build vs. buy analyses, and lead cross-functional team on execution. You will be responsible for achieving results through your incisive business acumen, strong relationships. You will also act as a liaison between the general manager of hybrid cloud and other members of the executive team, ensuring that priorities are aligned and that projects are being executed effectively.

The ideal candidate for this role is a proven expert in the IT services industry who is passionate about developing strategic recommendations, scaling new businesses, and enabling data-driven decision making. You must be a highly motivated self-starter with a vision for market leadership in solutions and services. You have demonstrated the ability to drive change and thrive in a matrixed organization. You are an excellent written and oral communicator who will present to executives internally and externally. You are a leader who can identify and influence key stakeholders. You embody the Lenovo values of entrepreneurship, innovation, customer obsession, and building trust across global teams. 

As the Director of Strategy and Chief of Staff for Hybrid cloud team, you will have a meaningful impact on Lenovo by executing the company vision of "Smarter Technology for All" as a services-led company. You will develop strategies and execute investments that are aligned to Lenovo’s "3S" strategy of delivering Smart IoT, Smart Infrastructure, and Smart Verticals. You will ensure strong customer outcomes by working across business units as One Lenovo, anchored in Solutions and Services excellence. 

Position Requirements: 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • MBA from an accredited institution 
  • 15+ years of experience of building strategy for services business
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with end user devices as well as data center infrastructure and operational technology, including the major investors in these industries 
  • Experience working in a global company or with globally dispersed stakeholders 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience as the buy-side M&A Deal Lead or Deal Sponsor 
  • Strong project management skills 
  • Experience at a Fortune 500 firm as well as technology start-up environment

The base salary range for this position in CA, CO, Jersey City - NJ, NV, Ithaca - NY, NYC, WA, is $180k - $215k.  Individuals may also be considered for bonus and/or commission. Lenovo’s various benefits can be found on

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

Additional Locations
* United States of America - North Carolina - Morrisville
* United States of America
* United States of America - North Carolina
* United States of America - North Carolina - Morrisville