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Job Title:
VP Enterprise Strategy, Social Impact Agenda
Job ID:
12459482
Job Function:
Experienced
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Job Category:
Program Administration
Location:
Washington, DC US
Business Unit:
Enterprise Strat & Innovtn Grp
City:
Washington
Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name.  As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.


Summary Statement

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Enterprise Strategy, the VP Enterprise Strategy Social Impact Agenda leads a team of highly experienced strategy professionals and is responsible for driving the strategic thinking, planning and execution in the social impact Issue Areas and Strategic Priorities. 


Responsibilities

Manage and lead team of Strategy Directors and a strategy analyst.

Lead the alignment of enterprise goals and strategies to execution roadmaps

Directly provide hands-on strategy support to two or more Issue Areas/Strategic Priorities

Enable, educate and empower leads and matrix teams on effective strategy and execution

Lead and facilitate planning and alignment across the enterprise

Shape emerging opportunities

Partner with SVP, Enterprise Strategy to provide Board and CEO support

Special projects based on other key areas of strategic interest to AARP as identified and assigned


Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Business or related field required; Master’s Degree desired. 

5+ years of job related experience; in-depth knowledge of finance, marketing and business development function; experience leading and managing a high performance team of experienced strategy professionals.

Demonstrated strategic thinking and planning skills and the ability to communicate strategic plans to the team and others. 

Ability to influence all levels of management. 

Proven ability to lead effectively in a matrix environment, contribute to cross-functional efforts.  Demonstrated ability to collaborate across the enterprise in an extremely complex organization.  Ability to gain internal respect and build consensus from superiors, peers and subordinates.

Must be able to work independently with minimal instruction; a self-starter with a strong work ethic and a desire to go the extra mile.

A desire to aggressively further goals in an innovative, collaborative manner.

Flexibility and ability to work fast under tight deadlines with demanding quality requirements.

Ability to effectively leverage company resources, including employees, at all levels to maximize the results against plan. Strong cross-functional and implementation experience in all core corporate functions.  Ability to mobilize resources across all needed functions at AARP to achieve superior results via collaboration.

Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external partners and business partners at all levels and in a manner that supports AARP’s mission and strategic position in the marketplace.


Benefits Offered

 AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100% company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Enterprise Strategy, the VP Enterprise Strategy Social Impact Agenda leads a team of highly experienced strategy professionals and is responsible for driving the strategic thinking, planning and execution in the social impact Issue Areas and Strategic Priorities. 


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