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VP, Strategy and Market Growth - Pet

Company: Synchrony
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:Role Summary/Purpose:This role will identify and lead strategic growth opportunities for the Pet vertical under the Health & Wellness platform. The position reports directly to the Senior Vice President, GM - Pet and will work cross functionally on driving growth through new products, new markets, and strategic partnerships, encompassing both the credit and insurance products as well as new growth markets and products.Were proud to offer you choice and flexibility. You have the option to be remote, and work from home, or come into one of our offices. You may be occasionally requested to commute to our nearest office for in person engagement activities such as team meetings, training and culture events.Essential Responsibilities:

  • This role will work across the pet team with a focus on growth through new products, new markets, and strategic industry and technology partnerships to further enhance the CareCredit, Pets Best and Synchrony brand in the pet industry and drive growth.
  • This role will be responsible for identifying and leading expansion into new growth markets, new product launches, and new industry partnerships.
  • This role will work cross functionally to communicate and educate the organization on key opportunities within the pet industry and how they will impact our P&L.
  • Own monthly operational and portfolio updates to the cross-functional pet resources, functional team, and business management.
  • Work closely with project management and execution teams to ensure that projects are advancing and on track for execution.
  • Partner with the Growth and Strategy organizations to ensure efforts align to pet industry strategy and provide partnership and guidance to all pet market efforts.
  • Provide oversight into special projects, pilots and product updates that impact the pet industry
  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assignedQualifications/Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree or in lieu of a Bachelor's Degree, a minimum of 10 years+ of equivalent work experience in the financial services field, pet industry or insurance as described below.
    • Minimum of 6 years of client relationship / consulting, strategy and/or business development / growth experience in one or more of the following industries: financial services, pet industry or insurance
    • Minimum of 5 years of people leadership experience including formally leading a team
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in delivering formal communications to either senior business leaders or key external business partners.
    • Experience launching new initiative and /or new products to assist in growth of a business
    • Ability to travel up to 50% including overnight and some weekend travel.
    • Strong influencing, negotiation, contract, and project management skills
    • Remote worker or Any SYF Hub USA
    • This role offers flexibility and can be remote based where will work from home. Role will require travel to client facing meetings and commute to one of our offices for in person engagement activities such as team meetings, training and culture events.Desired Characteristics:
      • Prior sales leadership experience in financial services or within industry.
      • Prior strategy experience in the financial services or pet industry.
      • Experience utilizing technology to grow a business Business Development experience
      • In depth and demonstrated understanding of varying consumer finance and insurance products.
      • Previous experience working cross functionally with dispersed teams.
      • Analytical thinker with excellent communication, deal execution, and presentation skills.
      • Strong financial and pet business/industry acumen.
      • Proven ability to influence corporate decision makers in the finance or pet industry.
      • Proven ability to work remotely and independently.Grade/Level: 14The salary range for this position is 115,000.00 - 230,000.00 USD AnnualSalaries are adjusted according to market in CA and Metro NY and some positions are bonus eligible.Eligibility Requirements:
        • You must be 18 years or older
        • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent
        • You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the onboarding process
        • You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
        • New hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles. Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles. Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 24 months time in position before they can post. All internal employees must consistently meet performance expectations and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you dont meet the time in position or performance expectations).Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.Our Commitment:When you join us, youll be part of a diverse, inclusive culture where your skills, experience, and voice are not only heardbut valued. We celebrate the differences in all of us and believe that our individual, unique perspectives is what makes Synchrony truly a great place to work. Together, were building a future where we can all belong, connect and turn ideals into action. Through the power of our 8 Diversity Networks+ ( , with more than 60% of our workforce engaged, youll find community to connect with an opportunity to go beyond your passions.This starts when you choose to apply for a role at Synchrony. We ensure all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.Reasonable Accommodation Notice:
          • Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
          • If you need special accommodations, please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at 1-866-301-5627. Representatives are available from 8am 5pm Monday to Friday, Central Standard TimeJob Family Group:Sales

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