24 Hour Fitness, INC. Manager, Strategic Initiatives in San Ramon, California
LOCATION 12647 Alcosta Blvd San Ramon CA 94583
The Corporate Strategy, Transformation, and Innovation group serves as a trusted advisor to senior leaders, and business partners by providing thought partnership, strategic analysis, and insights. The Manager role is responsible for delivering actionable, insightful, high impact contributions across a range of strategic projects, with a focus on the competitive landscape and industry trends. The Associate works in a team setting and builds relationships with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES Estimated % of Time Spent
Enterprise Analytics & BOD Material Development:
*Work in conjunction with cross functional leadership, develop consumer research, lead analysis and develop actionable insights to drive strategic priorities that create value for the company
*Be part of the "center of excellence" on analysis and supporting the development of critical KPIs and reporting dashboards used in evaluating business and program effectiveness
*Supports refinement of the updated 24HF Value Creation Plan:
oUpdate the 24 Hour Fitness strategy and long-term roadmap annually
oPartner with Finance to develop the annual operating plan
oIdentify new process improvement opportunities aimed at driving growth and create shareholder value
oAssist functional leads in the creation of operational and tactical plans to support strategy
*Supports critical work streams across initiatives identified by the 24 HF Executive team along with the strategy team
oContributes to the sizing and prioritization of initiatives to drive major strategy decisions
oAssist development of robust project plans, help determine key questions, deliverables and outcomes to assist execution of strategy
oHelp track progress to ensure results delivery
*Work hand-in-hand with Design team on implementing innovative concepts in our clubs
*Be part of innovation by contributing to the development of new concepts, services and products, and help build demand drivers and the implementation plans
*Assist in assessment of new opportunities and trends that are emerging within the fitness industry including disruptive technologies
M&A and Strategic Partnerships:
*Partake in M&A and other potential material investment assessments
*Support strategic partnerships in innovation or testing of new consumer centric ideas within our clubs. Recommend potential models and scenario analysis that will drive the decision for best course of action for business.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
*Strong analytical toolkit including ability to develop, run and create output in excel
*Ability to simplify complex/abstract ideas for others and gain support even when challenged
*Independent thinker and self-starter with a positive, team orientated attitude
*Excellent organizational and communication skills as the position requires working with diverse teams with several work streams
*Knowledge of and passion for fitness
*Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrable success of working well in teams as interaction and cooperation with many groups and functions across organization is essential
*Highly motivated with ability to multi-task and work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
*Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Minimum Educational Level/Certifications
*Bachelor's degree in Business or related field
Minimum Work Experience and Qualifications
*2 years of consulting experience at a Top Tier Firm, ideally with project work in growth strategy, transformation, pricing, vendor negotiations, innovation
Physical Demands/ Environmental Conditions
*Must work on a computer for extended periods of time.
*Normal day-to-day business operations including using a keyboard, walking, bending and reaching.
*Travel will be 20% of role, but will vary depending on requirements.
*Ability to travel to field locations including IT center in Carlsbad California.
FUNCTIONAL GROUP Corporate Operations