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Cummins Inc. Corporate Strategy Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

Corporate Strategy Manager


Leads a variety of the most complex business strategy projects that produce recommendations for addressing strategic opportunities for the business.

Participates in multiple business strategy projects with direct leadership of significant work streams; projects may be within a business unit, across multiple business units, or involve the creation of a new business venture, such as a joint venture, equity alliance, acquisition, etc.

Designs and develops strategy through qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Applies strategic frameworks to analyze opportunities and develop solutions; synthesizes environmental data, stakeholder analysis, and market force data as a part of the financial and business analysis necessary to develop insights and solutions to support strategic business decisions.

Works closely with the Business Segment Presidents and their staffs as well as key internal and external constituencies.

Communicates complex strategy topics clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences through both written and oral communication.

Actively participates in campus recruiting activities; conducts interviews on campus; interviews professional hires.

Maintains business partnerships by effectively leading internal and external partners, such as peers in other units, staff groups, senior management and outside suppliers, to accomplish organizational goals and to identify opportunities and resolve problems.

Manages, coaches, and mentors others; provides guidance and direction on problems and issues



Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.

Self-development - Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.

Balances stakeholders - Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.

Strategic Problem Solving - Drives solutions to strategic problems that fall outside of past experience through a top-down, hypothesis-driven approach with frequent iteration that evolved with diverse learnings gathered through the course of the project.

Strategy Core Project Output Creation - Drives project output through an insight-driven approach that is founded on efficient and prioritized usage of the resources, and high-quality, credible research and analysis.

Thought Leadership - Demonstrates independence and insightfulness through objectively approaching problems with creativity and appropriate development and use of frameworks .

Team Engagement - Engages with project team members formally in team meetings and informally in a manner that helps draw out the best from all team members while respecting the diversity of the team.

Demonstrates Motivation and Sense of Ownership - Feels and projects a high degree of motivation and sense of ownership for the project outcomes and the success of the Business.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

Masters degree in Business Administration or equivalent degree required

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


Significant relevant work experience, including supervisory experience, required.

Strategy consulting experience preferred.

MBA degree required

Start date: June 2023


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Indianapolis-US, IN, Indianapolis, Cummins DBU Headquarters

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 23, 2022, 12:38:35 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220009LE