Manager/ Senior Manager, Enterprise Strategy
American Express
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
4d ago


The Strategic Planning Group ( SPG ) at American Express works as a partner for our business unit clients and for Amex by informing, resolving, and driving execution of the most critical strategic initiatives.

A role partnering with SPG at American Express offers the unique opportunity to work across key business lines with the top strategic minds in the company.

Team members in SPG are continuously learning due to the incredible breadth and depth of our high impact project assignments.

American Express hires individuals into SPG to work on critical challenges and innovative opportunities for the company.

If you’re interested in getting to know all areas of our business and can translate our business needs into remarkable solutions, you should consider a career in Amex Strategy.

Purpose of the Role

This specific role specializes in powering analytics backing Amex’s mid to long term strategies. It offers a unique opportunity to work across key business lines with the top strategic minds in the company while garnering deep exposure to various AXP data, analytical techniques while driving insights supporting our strategic recommendations.

Team members will gain deep exposure to numerous business units, driving AXP’s future vision and leadership skills through their project work.

Responsibilities :

  • Perform analysis and research to develop insights to tackle the most critical strategic priorities while implementing best-in-class analytical approaches
  • Ownership of E2E delivery of projects & managing key stakeholders
  • Manage and lead upskilling of a 2-3 member team while working on various projects
  • Cross-collaboration across organization especially various analytical teams across Amex BUs to generate insights based on Amex and external data sources
  • Critical Factors to Success :

  • Translate unstructured requests into analytical strategies and convert the available information into actionable insights
  • Ability to manage multiple requests with a quick turn-around
  • Vision the bigger problem that the partners are looking at and structure possible what if scenarios
  • Provide multiple solutions based on timeline and data availability
  • Drive analytical projects with key SPG stakeholders in New York & London and ensure smooth alignment of project requirements and deliverable
  • Past Experience :

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in Analytics and Consulting domain. Prior experience with strategy consulting companies will be a plus.
  • Academic Background :

  • Top tier MBA or Masters in Economics / Statistics / Mathematical Field background.
  • Functional Skills / Capabilities :

  • Demonstrable strong analytical aptitude and ability to analyse data to come up with meaningful insights and make informed business decisions.
  • Strong project management skills; organized, detail-oriented individual with the ability to manage through unstructured situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills ability to collaborate and be a team player
  • Strong professional presence; effective communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of AXP closed-loop data will be a plus
  • Technical Skills / Capabilities :

  • Advanced level of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of SAS / Pyspark / Hive
  • Working Knowledge of Varying Statistical Modeling & Machine Learning Techniques
  • Behavioral Skills / Capabilities :

  • Prior people & partner management experience is preferable
  • American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

    Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations

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