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New York, New York - USD Full Time Posted: Wednesday, 11 September 2019
JobDescription :
S&P Global Market Intelligence

The Role: Strategy Associate for Data, Technology & Innovation (DTI)

Grade: (for internal use only) 11

The Location: New York, NY

The Team: S&P Global's Data, Technology and Innovation organization ("DTI") is expanding its Innovation & Strategic Development team. This team is responsible for bringing an external perspective to DTI, analyzing S&P Global's current and future technology and data enabling capabilities. The team a) has responsibility for the DTI strategic planning process and strategic communications efforts to management and the board, b) evaluates firmwide M&A and VC investments from a data and technology lens and c) works to structure partnerships, investments and acquisitions of companies that would help advance those capabilities.

The Impact: The Associate will be supporting this team as well as DTI leadership in general including the Chief Data & Technology Officer, preparing executive presentations on DTI strategy and tracking progress towards strategic initiatives and coordinating due diligence lists and process efforts for M&A.

What's in it for you:
  • Build an in-depth understanding of S&P Global's current and future technology and data capabilities and be on the cutting edge of future client needs, competitive positioning, current market trends, new developments and technologies.
  • Be directly involved with S&P Global's technology and data-enabled growth initiatives
  • Highly visible role with an opportunity to work closely with the DTI senior management team and gain insight into all of S&P Global's businesses
  • Opportunity to grow professionally as part of a truly global team

  • Strategy
    • Assist in DTI's 1-, 3 and 5-year strategic planning processes, with direct ownership over key work streams. In partnership with DTI finance, help develop the financial forecasts that support and enable our strategic plan
    • Support the creation of Board and SPGI OpCo materials and contribute to divisional quarterly reporting processes; materials will also focus on key strategic initiatives within our group and DTI generally
    • Help secure funding and general buy-in to investments in large strategic initiatives
    • Partner with DTI's product, commercial and functional teams to build our growth strategies, develop business cases to support their execution and establish KPIs to monitor their performance
  • M&A:
    • In partnership with Corporate and Divisional M&A, key functional leadership (finance, HR, legal) and product/segment management, assist in the M&A evaluation processes for DTI around both due diligence and integration planning
    • Contribute to presentations for SPGI executives and the Board to secure approval for transactions
What We're Looking For:
Basic Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience required. Management consulting or corporate strategy experience strongly preferred; knowledge of B2B information services and/or financial information services a plus
  • Demonstrable experience and robust prior training in developing strategic frameworks, applying them to complex business problems and translating them into practical, actionable project plans
  • Skilled at communicating strategic narratives clearly and simply in PowerPoint. Strong slide design capabilities and exceptional attention to detail required
  • Self-motivated worker with experience developing organic and inorganic business strategies and financial models with modest manager guidance
  • Proven track record leading cross-functional teams towards common deliverables and goals. Comfortable managing stakeholders across a matrixed organizational structure
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and make recommendations to senior stakeholders. Background in statistics a plus
  • Functional experience working with and analyzing company financial statements
  • Collaborative team player with effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, with an innate sense of urgency and accountability; able to deliver results with short lead-times
  • Ambitious and career-oriented. Interested in developing a career at S&P Global

This program/position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United State

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important-some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit

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New York, New York, United States of America
S&P Global
S&P Global
9/11/2019 11:34:10 AM

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