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Enterprise Operating & Execution Strategy Manager

Location Work Location City, Illinois, United States of America / Peoria, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000181489

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs. 

Job Description:  

This location is open to any candidate who lives within a 50 mile radius of a CAT Facility. All applicants must live within 50 mile radius of a CAT facility. Please refer to our CAT Facility locator to verify:

Caterpillar is looking for a strategy business manager to join our Enterprise Strategy Operating and Execution Model (O&E) team in support of the governance and execution of Caterpillar’s enterprise strategy and services growth initiatives.  This work is vital to how we govern and execute the O&E model strategy across the enterprise partnering with segment and business divisions teams.  In this role, you will lead a small team responsible for enterprise governance, development and tracking of OPACC Improvement Agendas (OIAs), lead the annual challenged business review process, annually support numerous Executive Office and Group President O&E reviews for multiple segments and other ad hoc topics, including services growth reviews, as well as provide overall O&E model governance through ownership of O&E model training and website.  You will set and execute an insights-driven vision for your team with the opportunity to gain an enterprise perspective while also collaborating with a variety of Caterpillar divisions.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include by are not limited to: 

  • Provide forward-thinking leadership to a small team creating an insights-driven vision in support of O&E strategy governance and execution.
  • Responsible for enterprise governance, development and tracking of OPACC Improvement Agendas (OIAs), as well as lead the annual challenged business review process.
  • Annual coordination, governance and support of numerous Executive Office and Group President O&E reviews for multiple segments and other ad hoc topics, including services growth reviews.
  • Overall O&E model governance through ownership of O&E model training and website.
  • This role will partner with a variety of functional areas across the organization and will present insights and ideas to ESD and Caterpillar’s senior management.
  • Question status quo through industry insights to support a long-term strategic growth mindset.
  • Assist/lead ad hoc projects throughout ESD and Caterpillar Business Units.
  • Coach and mentor team members and create a team first, high-performing environment.


Required Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in an Accounting or Finance related discipline with 8-10 years of experience with progressively increasing responsibilities.  Must be analytical and can demonstrate a high-level of business acumen. Requires a strong desire to continually learn and build knowledge base through business collaboration.  Effectively communicates to all levels of the organization.  Ability to deal with conflict, take enterprise point of view, and manage multiple tasks at the same time. 

Top candidates will also possess these Qualifications

  • Ability to cope with shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, delegate responsibilities and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a complex, rapidly changing, and culturally diverse environment.
  • High-level of intellectual curiosity.

Additional Information:

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at .

Employee benefit details:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just an hourly wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a monthly bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

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EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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