Manager Global Strategy

Function:  Strategy


Work Arrangement:  Hybrid




Position Title: Manager Global Strategy 

Location: New York, NY (Hybrid 2-3 days in office)

Reports to:  VP Global Strategy 


The Manager, Global Strategy, is a critical role within Wella’s Corporate Strategy team. This role is responsible for leading key strategic initiatives and projects that ensure Wella’s sustained market leadership and superior value creation. This role supports the development of our customer—and consumer-centric growth agenda. 


Reporting to the Director of Global Strategy, this talented individual will drive innovative growth and value creation by executing strategy projects focused on business opportunities, including market, category, business model, operating excellence, and capability extensions in service of enterprise strategy.  Key responsibilities:


  • Drive value creation and competitive advantage through delivering business plans:
    • Support a project team to breakdown the strategic questions to be answered and execute essential research, workshops, analysis, project scope/timeline, leveraging cross functional roles/responsibilities
    • Execute rigorous and innovative business plans, tailored to the position of the company and industry, inclusive of market research, option development, strategic rationale, deep understanding of organizational capabilities, pro-forma financials, and implementation plans
    • Build communications, decks, and analyses to create clarity, energy, and inspiration for leaders and business partners; present ideas in excellent written and verbal communications
    • Interfaces closely with business partners to get the work done
  • Support the corporate strategic planning process, providing quantitative and qualitative analysis, recommendations, and materials preparation 
  • Be a part of building a strong, inspired function rooted in an engaged team of excellent strategic leaders and teammates that enhances our culture and capabilities:
    • Foster collaboration and excellence; act as a trusted partner to strategy teammates 
  • Supports functional Strategy excellence
    • Adopts best-in-class strategy frameworks, business case methodology, narrative development, analytic methods, and approaches for the team to leverage
    • Act with speed/urgency to support the best strategic decisions of the company
    • Our goal is to be the #1 choice of strategy partner, over and above any external resource for business, because we have the relationships and institutional knowledge of our industry, company, and business partners


  • Highly collaborative, adept at building strong relationships in Strategy and with business partners
  • Authentically values Wella’s Vision, Mission, and Values:  Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves.  We are innovators in hair & nail.  We empower our people to delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals & our communities.  We deliver sustainable growth for our stakeholders.  We are Collaborative, Creative, Courageous, Connected, Committed
  • Loves fast-paced environments and learns quickly; focuses on producing excellent deliverables
  • Total 2-5 years of experience in top-tier Management consulting, corporate, brand strategy roles, IB and/or PE.  Undergraduate business degree or MBA required.
  • Proven track record of excellence
  • Leadership:  excellent interpersonal and communication skills; authentically values diversity.  Proven team player
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a desire to gain insights and answers from qualitative and quantitative data
  • Knowledge of consumer product and/or beauty industry a plus
  • Understand financial analysis/working knowledge of financial statements


We disclose the compensation range for positions in compliance with local law. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Wella Company's total rewards package for employees. Pay Range: $100K-$126K salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonus plan or variable pay, depending on the role. In addition, Wella Company provides a rich variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance, life, and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). 



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