DXC Technology Director, Corporate Strategy in McLean, Virginia

Job Description:

DXC Technology (DXC: NYSE) is the world's leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, serving nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients from a diverse array of industries across 70 countries. The company's technology independence, global talent and extensive partner network help clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change and guide their digital transformation journeys.

Location: Any location in the U.S. Tysons Corner, VA is preferred.

Position Summary

As a member of Company’s corporate strategy team the Director will report into the SVP of corporate development and strategy and will support senior and C-suite executives across the company to develop and execute high impact strategies that drive continued growth in the business. You will be expected to be able to drive work cross-functionally and appropriately influence the C-suite agenda.

Strategy projects can vary from short-term market investigations to long-term analysis focused on evaluating areas such as adjacent market opportunities, formulating strategic priorities and M&A plans, conducting market and customer research to drive new opportunities for growth, uncovering customer and competitive insights, and driving business initiatives Typical projects require the ability to work in cross-functional teams comprising of leaders from business units and functional groups. In this role, you will work on highly complex problems, gain insight into the strategic and operational issues which are forefront in the minds of the leadership team, have exposure to senior-level decision making, and establish relationships with people across the entire company.

We are looking for a leader who is an effective influencer, knowledgeable about the business, who can rapidly demonstrate impact and value to the organization. A candidate must excel in all aspects of strategy development and execution including: project management, business analysis, problem solving, executive communication, consensus building and people development. A successful Director will be able to function well in a high growth, fast paced environment and will be comfortable with ambiguous situations. A combination of strategy and technology industry experience is ideal.

Responsibilities

  • Work on key strategic projects for DXC Technology; work cross functionally to structure problems, develop hypotheses, conduct analyses to turn data into meaningful insights, and drive solutions and actionable recommendations and results through a rigorous, data driven process.

  • Help drive the operational cadence of various businesses and functions to drive the definition, measurement and tracking of key strategic and operational initiatives.

  • Independently identify data sources and conduct research (e.g. market, customer, competitive) to understand and draw insights from key industry and customer trends provide insight to the organization

  • Develop strategic and business cases working with cross-functional teams outlining business opportunity, rationale, and operational plans to capture the opportunity including product, GTM strategies, and business model

  • Uncover areas within the business to drive performance improvements to unlock productivity and accelerate execution

  • Support senior executives in developing key presentations for internal and external audiences, including Board of Directors meetings and conferences

Requirements

  • 10+ years total work experience with a minimum 8 years post-MBA role experience with a top management consulting firm, private equity, or strategy & operations at a technology company (or comparable). Ideal candidates will have a combination of consulting and industry experience

  • Experience working on large strategic initiatives from framing the problem, conducting research / analysis, building business and operational plans, and driving execution through to success; ability to multitask

  • Strong communicator, able to convey complex ideas in a clear, concise manner both verbally and in writing; comfort in business and technical discussions

  • Effective at building relationships, collaborating, and influencing others; experience working with senior executives across various geographies and functions

  • Strong people development and influencing skills; able to build and drive extended and virtual teams

  • Strong team player who is also an independent thinker

  • Strong analytical and financial skills to work on complex business issues with minimum supervision

Education

  • MBA from a top-tier program

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management, Engineering or related discipline preferred

The company was formed on April 1, 2017, by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. DXC Technology has successfully guided the world’s largest enterprises and government agencies through successful change cycles. With some 150,000 employees worldwide, the company’s deep experience gives it a clear and confident vision to help clients navigate the future.

DXC Technology is a Fortune 500 company and represented in the S&P 500 Index. The company works to create greater value for clients, partners and shareholders, and to present growth opportunities for its people. DXC Technology is ranked among the world’s best corporate citizens.

DXC Technology’s extensive partner network helps us drive collaboration and leverage technology independence. The company has established more than 250 industry-leading global Partner Network relationships, including 15 strategic partners: Amazon Web Services, AT&T, Dell EMC, HCL, Hitachi, HP, HPE, IBM, Lenovo, Micro Focus, Microsoft, Oracle, PwC, SAP and ServiceNow.

Why work with us?

Life at DXC means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology.

  • When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution.

  • Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships.

  • We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential.

DXC Technology is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities