1+ months
2018-05-032018-10-17

Analyst, Product Strategy

Cengage Learning
Boston, MA 02133
**.** **Do you dare to reinvent the future of education?** At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals. As a Cengage employee, you will blaze a new trail to transform the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion. **Are we right for you?** We set the bar higher by bringing our unique talents and point of view to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, with everything we do, we put learning first. **What You'll Do Here:** The Product Strategy and Operations team at Cengage Learning plays a critical role in shaping the future of the company by providing deep customer understanding, developing and executing strategic initiatives, cultivating and maintaining partnerships, innovating business models, building and delivering training, and improving product operations. This is a high-impact, high-visibility team that is tasked with delivering step changes in performance. The Analyst, Product Strategy & Partnerships will lead specific deep-dives and critical analysis on a project basis and support the management of our growing number of partners. Many of your projects will be commissioned by senior executives, and you will regularly present your recommendations. Example projects include researching and developing strategies for entering new markets and building new products, conducting analyses to inform operational improvements, and modeling partnership terms to support negotiations. **Responsibilities:** + Assist in structuring and executing operational and strategic initiatives by developing work plans, gathering and synthesizing relevant data, leading analyses, and developing final recommendations + Assist in managing existing product partnerships + Participate in cross-functional teams to successfully accomplish goals + Communicate findings to senior management and to the broader organization + Drive recommendations through to implementation and results **Skills You Will Need Here:** + BA/BS with high proven achievement + Minimum of 2 years previous management consulting, business development, or finance experience + Demonstrated ability to conceive and execute quantitative analysis and deliver data-driven insights + Strong financial analysis and modeling skills + Demonstrated writing and verbal presentation skills enabling her/him to prepare and present information and recommendations to a diverse and often senior audience + Collaborative problem solving and working style to drive change through influence + Able to self-manage progress against milestones and deliverables with a high degree of accountability and personal urgency **Requisition ID** _2018-4273_ **Job Function** _Strategy - Planning_ Cengage is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to attracting and retaining a talented and diverse workforce. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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