Cappex
  • 13-Dec-2017 to 11-Feb-2018 (CST)
  • Operations
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

The Role:  General Manager Exciting New Business Unit

We are looking for a General Manager to lead a newly created business unit and take Cappex services to the next level.  In this exciting new role, the General Manager will serve in an entrepreneurial capacity, leading the strategic direction and providing subject matter expertise in applicable markets related to our business transformation.  As a thought leader, the General Manager will provide management and oversight to ensure the company has the proper operational controls and resources in place to effectively grow a new sector.  

What you would do:

  • Partner with and advise senior leaders on strategic initiatives 
  • Define and develop strategic growth plan, project prioritization, and acceleration of overall growth agenda of new business unit
  • Research, identify and evaluate key long-term influences within the marketplace
  • Determine appropriate KPI's to measure the effectiveness of strategic endeavors
  • Identify and cultivate relationships supporting our efforts, both inside and outside company
  • Lead the growth of new unit to ensure operating efficiency with a P& L mindset
  • Drive the team to achieve and surpass business goals, objectives, and customer service
  • Design, oversee and continually improve systems, processes and personnel needed to achieve rapid growth business

What we're looking for:

  • A dynamic individual with a roll-up their sleeves / hands-on approach, and natural desire to get stuff done
  • The desire, motivation, and drive to build something from scratch and successfully scale a new business endeavor
  • An entrepreneurial-minded leader, creative and strategic thinker, with demonstrated success in a start-up environment
  • Bachelors degree; MBA a plus
  • Proven understanding of core business functions, including sales, marketing, product and finance acumen
  • Data-informed attitude with deep analytical thinking
  • Excellent organization and communication skills, both written and verbal, with the passion and ability of brand story-telling
  • Aptitude and interest to keep abreast of market trends in higher education
  • Bonus for previous experience in the higher education space

To be considered:

Apply with resume and cover letter telling us why you're a great fit.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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