Group Strategy, Director (m/f/d) at Danfoss USA in New York, New York

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Group Strategy, Director (m/f/d)

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Nordborg, DK

Milan, IT

Ismaning, DE


Voisins-Le-Bretonneux, FR

Beijing, CN

Loves Park, US

Copenhagen, DK

Mexico City, MX

Shanghai, CN

Florida, US

New York, NY, US

Iowa, US

Mumbai, IN

Madrid, ES

Hamburg, DE

Hong Kong, CN

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Director, Group Strategy

The world stands on the verge of a sustainable transformation, and Danfoss are uniquely positioned to support the green transition with our products within Climate Solutions, Power Solutions and Drives. As we strive to take global leadership in our key segments, join us to solve the strategic opportunities posed by major tailwinds like Electrification, Climate Change and Decarbonization, among others.

Your Opportunity

As Director in the Group Strategy team at Danfoss Headquarters in Denmark, you will work in close collaboration with the SVP of Group Strategy as well as senior stakeholders across Danfoss to:

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the business and focus on issues ranging from organic growth, go-to-market strategies, customer experience, organizational development, and operational efficiency.

  • Provide competitor benchmarking, identify market trends and key industry intelligence, business models, consumer knowledge, and develop global strategic initiatives.

  • Realize growth strategies that support continued improvement of the business's overall performance.

  • Develop strategic recommendations for improving and evolving the business.

  • Drive and lead strategic projects across different areas in close collaboration with functional management, providing sharp problem identification, problem solving and recommendations.

  • Develop short- and long-term strategies and business proposals to accelerate profitable growth.

  • Prepare management material for Danfoss executive management.

Your Profile

The ideal candidate possesses these skills.

  • You thrive on a creative, high-powered environment as you aim to solve complex strategic issues into actionable plans.

  • You have a strong analytical approach and structured problem-solving skills, with the ability to simplify analysis into clear top-down communication.

  • You are a strong team-player, and you have a proven track record on managing diverse stakeholders successfully.

  • You are a strategic thinker, willing to challenge established views with facts and new ideas.

  • You identify yourself as a strong communicator, who can justify your views on a strategic direction to senior executives, while standing on your own ground in controversial discussions

  • You have led projects and have proven the ability to manage complex processes in the past.

  • You developed your strategy toolbox during a 4-5-year stint at a top strategy consulting house.

  • You have a master's degree in economics, finance, engineering or similar.

Danfoss - Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways - driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

Following our founder's mindset 'action speaks louder than words', we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

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