Sr. Analyst - Strategy & Business Initiatives

Job Description Arconic is currently seeking highly motivated and energetic team members to join our Strategy & Business Initiatives (SBI) Team as a Sr. Analyst at Arconic's new headquarters in the Washington DC / Northern Virginia area.

The Strategy & Business Initiatives (SBI) team is Arconic's corporate strategy group. We are accountable for setting the future direction of the company and identifying opportunities for profitable growth, in partnership with leaders of the business and other corporate functions. SBI is part of a larger organization, Strategy and Business Transformation, which also includes the following organizations:

* Market Sector teams, charged with developing deep insights into the key Arconic markets of Aerospace, Ground Transportation and Defense, trends and growth opportunities, and guiding the business

* Growth Program Office, which drives commercial excellence throughout the company

* Arconic Ventures, which manages strategic minority investments in disruptive technologies

SBI generates value for Arconic by:

* Creating strategic and high-impact insights for Arconic's business through creative problem-solving and disciplined, fact-based analysis

* Developing and prioritizing actionable solutions to improve business performance

* Establishing sustainable management systems and key metrics that align with business objectives

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a Sr. Analyst, you will have the opportunity to help solve Arconic's most significant business issues. You will be a full member of a strategy team, working alongside SBI Managers in partnership with business units. Through your work, you will:

* Develop first-hand knowledge of Arconic's businesses

* Perform strategic assessments to develop insights and improvement hypotheses

* Prioritize opportunities and develop action plans to achieve best-in-class performance

* Create and deliver engaging and informative presentations to align leadership

* Recommend and implement practical solutions working directly with clients to drive improvements

Throughout, you will develop strong problem-solving, communication and people-management skills. SBI projects typically last 1-3 months and you will usually be assigned to one engagement at a time. Travel to business locations may be required depending on the project requirements.

Learning and Development:

When you join the SBI team, you are joining a group that will challenge you to invest heavily in your professional development. SBI leadership adopts interactive development programs with routine training focused on strategy, leadership, people skills and Arconic-specific topics.

Beyond formal training, SBI provides development opportunities through on the job feedback and coaching. High performing analysts can expect challenging and stretch assignments that enable skill development, knowledge transfer and professional development. Moreover, through your daily project interactions, you will gain significant exposure to Arconic business leaders in action.

Career Path:

This Sr. Analyst position is the start of a rewarding, challenging, and highly flexible career at Arconic. The SBI team is a natural entry point because of its unique focus on strategic topics across all of Arconic's businesses.

Our expectation is that after 2-3 year experience as a Sr. Analyst, team members will take one of three paths forward:

* Assume a role in an Arconic business or resource unit that aligns with your career aspirations and skill sets

* Progress directly to more senior roles within SBI or another team within SBT

* Attend graduate school with an option of returning to SBI as a manager after attaining an advanced degree

Qualities we are looking for include:

* A strong desire to work for a manufacturing company with emphasis on strategy

* Previous successful experience as an active member of a team

* The ability to thrive in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

* An aptitude for disciplined analytics, creative thinking, and problem solving

* A strong commitment to excellence and to personal and professional growth

* Must be resourceful, responsible, tenacious, curious, independent, confident and high energy.