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Campus Undergraduate - 2019 Strategic Planning Group - Full-Time Analyst

United States
Consulting Operations

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Campus Undergraduate - 2019 Strategic Planning Group – Full-Time Analyst

The Strategic Planning Group (“SPG”) at American Express has a two-fold mission: 
1) Strategy development - To be a partner for our business unit clients and for Amex by informing, resolving, and driving execution of the most critical strategic initiatives
2) Leadership development - To attract high-performing talent, develop their business and people leadership competencies, and transition them to be successful leaders within Amex.

A role 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. In SPG team members gain exposure to numerous business units and have the chance to develop their core consulting and leadership skills through their project work. Beyond SPG, team members take on new roles in various American Express business units across the globe. SPG Leadership provides team members with mentorship to help each individual find the right next role in American Express.

What can you expect as an Analyst in SPG at American Express?
o Perform analysis and research to develop insights and solutions to tackle the most critical strategic priorities
o Participate in significant aspects of projects from scoping to problem structuring, analysis and presentation
o Collaborate with talented teammates to deliver significant and sustainable results 
o Engage business unit leaders and corporate executives to develop and present implementable solutions, and provide thought partnership and strategic counsel
o Participate in various networking events with senior leaders  across business units to build a network and a deeper understanding of the company

Qualifications

Here are the skills and experiences we’re looking for. Do these describe you?

Skills / Experience Needed
o Strong problem solving abilities and quantitative aptitude; intellectual curiosity
o Ability to drive change, impact, and be adaptable to a wide range of situations
o Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to collaborate and be a team player
o Strong professional presence; effective communication and presentation skills
o Professional services mindset, dedicated to serving the needs of our business partners
o A track record of results, and a passion for people
o Senior in a full time undergraduate program, expected graduation May 2019 or sooner

SPG specific cover letter required

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Tags: USUndergrad
ReqID: 18013641
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 4, 2018, 6:27:51 PM
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