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Company: Hubbell Incorporated
Location: St. Louis, MO
Career Level: Director
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Corporate Overview Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us. Division Overview Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Posting Address

Position is located in St. Louis, MO

Position Overview

The Director of Strategy and Business Development is responsible for growth planning. This involves researching, identifying, validating a future state vision. This vision should meet our business objectives while incorporating the realities of the customer landscape, competitor landscape, and internal capabilities. This position is responsible for articulating the vision, which includes development of a customer solutions roadmap, a technology roadmap, and an organization roadmap. This position collaborates heavily with peers and business leaders across the enterprise to foster agreement around the vision, to correct the vision as needed, and to inform the direction of needed NPI's, acquisitions, and organization restructure in support of that vision. This position continuously repeats these efforts to update the vision to improve it and to account for changing conditions.

Duties and Responsibilities

Collaborate with peers in market intelligence and business leaders across the enterprise to gather the information needed to formulate a vision for our future state, and for a growth plan to achieve that state.

Coordinates with peers and business leaders across the enterprise to define a growth plan that achieves our business objectives while incorporating the realities of our customer landscape, competitor landscape, and internal capabilities. The growth plan should include roadmaps from our current state to the desire future state in the areas of customer solutions, technology, and organization structure.

Clearly articulate growth plans with various documents and intuitive illustrations that can be effectively used for many audiences for vetting and alignment. Audiences to consider are customers, consultants, executive management, board of directors, business leaders, functional managers, and individual contributors.

Rapidly, clearly, and compellingly communicate with a core cross-section of audiences mentioned above for the purpose of vetting the growth plan and to establish alignment around the best plan. When alignment is achieved, assure that the plan is effectively shared with all appropriate individuals in the organization that need to know, or would want to know.

Act as a strong partner to commercial leaders throughout HPS organization to incorporate their products into an integrated value proposition.

Continually cycle through the actions above to make needed adjustments to the plan in order to assure it is refreshed to account for changing knowledge and changing landscape.

Participate with peers in translating the growth plan to specific actions in the areas of product development, acquisitions, and organizational development.

Skills and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, or equivalent related field/work experience.

10 years' experience in a senior role in Market Research, Business Analytics, Project Management or comparable business role.

Excellent written and verbal skills. Solid public speaking skills; able to present ideas, conclusions, and recommendations with clarity to diverse business audiences.

Preferred: Master's degree in Engineering, Business, Economics

Strong attention to detail, and excellent organization and time management skills.

Ability to collaborate across multi-disciplinary functions (engineering, sales, operations, etc.).

Good general business acumen

Highly motivated to develop expertise in industry trends and the use of data and analytics to recommend meaningful growth strategies.

Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Education Bachelors Degree Masters Degree in Engineering General or Business

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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