Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Senior Lead

Macy’s is proudly America’s Department Store. For more than 160 years, Macy’s has served generations at every stage of their lives. Customers come to us for fashion, value and celebration. Macy’s is also known for giving back to our communities.

Now is an exciting time to join Macy's.  The face of retail is changing, and change requires innovation.  With endless opportunities, you can begin anywhere and go everywhere at Macy's.  Join a team of colleagues who are committed to excellence and leadership development. We want talent like you.


Corporate Strategy & Business Development at Macy’s, Inc. is a team of in-house consultants, responsible for developing strategies and identifying meaningful opportunities that drive top and bottom-line financial results.  Applying analytical rigor and structured problem-solving, the Corporate Strategy & Business Development team engages with chiefs and senior vice presidents across core retail functions in strategic problem solving for critical business problems.  As change agents, the Corporate Strategy & Business Development team is responsible not only for the formulation of these strategies but also for engaging cross-functional teams in their pursuit.

In this role you will:

  • Independently own and manage large scale cross-functional projects
  • Lead small, agile case teams across functions and manage Senior Analysts
  • Work on the biggest impact problems facing Macy’s and the retail industry today
  • Bring to life strategic partnership opportunities that drive accelerated growth
  • Regularly receive exposure to the highest levels of the organization, working on projects directly for Chiefs and SVPs
  • Have the opportunity to manage your career and gain exposure to all parts of the retail business

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, the Senior Lead (equivalent to Senior Manager but no direct reports; however, will manage analysts in case teams) will be responsible for guiding cross-functional teams in the formulation and pursuit of strategic business priorities. The Senior Lead will identify and assess strategic business problems from multiple lenses (e.g., customer, competitor, financial). The Senior Lead will develop data-driven recommendations and actively shape scalable execution plans. The Senior Lead will deliver compelling presentations to enhance decision making and propose solutions to open questions and risks. Perform other duties as assigned.


  • BA/BS Degree, MBA preferred
  • 3-6 years of work experience, including at least 1-2 years with a top-tier strategy consulting firm, ideally with significant case experience in retail
  • Experience developing holistic strategies through a structured, project-based approach
  • Experience leading cross-functional project teams and/or influencing without formal authority is a plus
  • Knowledge and interest in retail, strategy, and innovation
  • Strong Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills (oral, written and listening) for a variety of audiences
  • Ability to understand, organize and communicate complex information in an easily understandable format tailored to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced, goal-oriented, and time-sensitive environment
  • Self-starter, curious, and keeps a pulse on market changes / new trends
  • Experience developing holistic strategies through a structured, project-based approach
  • Self-driven with ability to work independently with limited day-to-day guidance
  • Strong proficiency with quantitative and analytical approaches
  • Experience working with financial models and analyzing large data sets a plus
  • High-energy, passionate, with proven track record of delivering result
  • Self-driven with ability to work independently with limited day-to-day guidance
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
  • Executes following a “Teams Win” philosophy, fostering a positive, collaborative environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and company needs 

Click Here For More Details And How To Apply