Global Strategy and Marketing Leader

at DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

At DuPont, we are working on things that matter; whether it’s providing clean water to more than a billion people on the planet, producing materials that are essential in everyday technology devices from smartphones to electric vehicles, or protecting workers around the world.

If you would like to be a part of a premier multi-industrial company that is delivering sustainable solutions that bring real purpose and value, of a company with collaborative spirit because it believes that we work best when we work together as a team and values the diversity of thought, then DuPont is the company for you!


Our purpose is to empower the world with essential innovations to thrive. We work on things that matter!

Have the Opportunity to chart your own course, challenge yourself, and acquire new capabilities to build a rewarding and fulfilling career. We reward employees with competitive pay and incentives to recognize skills, competencies, and contributions to business results.

Get to Experience a collaborative environment where teamwork is celebrated with flexibility that enhances balance and an inclusive atmosphere that is welcoming to all!

Get to know our Purpose and make it yours by bringing innovations to market that improve the world, share a commitment to sustainability that makes our planet better and give back to communities in which we work and live.

The Global Strategy and Marketing Leader will drive the development of Industrial Solutions portfolio strategy (organic and inorganic), as well as collaborate to define the execution roadmaps, investments and resources needed to achieve double-digit revenue growth for the portfolio by 2027. This role is highly visible and has responsibility for a global team with 8-10 direct reports and an equal number of matrixed reports. They will build trust, working directly with the VP/GM and business directors to identify & develop new business opportunities and be responsible for leading the strategic marketing competency for Industrial Solution. We offer a hybrid working environment, with a blend of time in the office and working from home as desired.

The position requires a highly qualified, analytical, and strategic thinker with strong business acumen, organic and inorganic growth expertise, and a background with industrial businesses. The following capabilities are critical to the success of the Global Strategy & Growth Leader:

Business Acumen

+ Functionally broad, technically competent, and commercially oriented. Exposure to a breadth of non-commodity industries and business models.

+ Quickly grasps key business drivers to unlock value in new and existing markets.

+ Understanding of all P&L functions with the ability to leverage cross-functional capabilities to create value, improve profitability, and evaluate competitive advantages.

Strategic Agility

+ Ability to quickly understand unfamiliar markets through primary research and analysis.

+ Creative. Unprompted, able to conceive and rationalize inorganic strategies beyond the obvious. Can connect the dots when no clear data exists.

+ Exceptionally fast at grasping the essentials of complex situations. Has a high level of intellectual curiosity. Demonstrates unusual learning agility and is open to exploring areas where there are no right answers.

Executing for Results

+ Fact-based with a data driven, analytical approach to identifying opportunities and solving problems.

+ Self-motivation and initiative to prioritize work and perform the job with minimal supervision.

+ Conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure.

+ Hands-on leader accustomed to working in lean environments without extensive resources.

+ Demonstrated ability to lead transformational, large scale value generating projects globally (preferred experience leading such efforts in Asia Pacific)

Relationships and Influence

+ Naturally connects and builds strong relationships with others, demonstrating strong emotional intelligence and an ability to communicate clearly and persuasively.

+ An ability to inspire trust and followership in others through compelling influence, powerful charisma, passion in his/her beliefs, and active drive.

+ Encourages others to share the spotlight and visibly celebrates and supports the success of the team.

Your Key Responsibilities :

+ Together with the Leadership Team, own the overall Industrial Solutions business strategy and translate the strategic plan into detailed execution plans via differential management and capability building across technologies, markets, and regions

+ Identify growth opportunities based on customer needs and market drivers within existing platforms as well as in adjacent white spaces; Deep dive into markets evaluating them along structural dimensions of attractiveness & develop deep domain knowledge of such new markets through primary/proprietary market work

+ Develop a consolidated strategic vision and collaborating with business and function directors, prioritize the pipeline into either new R&D, commercial or business model projects to achieve double-digit growth; execute the same with a sense of urgency and advance our progress to the $3B growth aspiration

+ Lead business development efforts for key growth platforms including the evaluation of inorganic growth opportunities across global market segments

+ Build M&A pipeline for enabling market entry including leading the outside-in diligence on identified acquisition candidates and cultivation of targets in partnership with the VP/GM

+ Connect, build, and position the Industrial Solutions commercial team as a world-class organization that embraces a learning mindset, personal accountability, and defines best practices for the commercial excellence including competitive intelligence, value selling & promotion, thought leadership & lead generation across all segments

Your Qualification Profile:

+ 10+ years of marketing and strategy experience in industrial markets. In-depth understanding of the customer’s processes needs and industry.

+ Solid business skills & financial acumen demonstrated by impact on profitable outcomes

+ Experience setting vision, strategy and direction and developing detailed strategic business plans

+ Proven track record of assessing and valuing adjacent markets.

+ Experience in M&A target cultivation and deal execution

+ Global experience leading global (cross-functional) teams and driving profitable results

+ Experience leading teams and managing direct reports to ensure high performance, accountability, and proactive talent development

+ Technical undergraduate degree and/or MBA preferred

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Job Posting: JC258767534

Posted On: Apr 24, 2024

Updated On: May 27, 2024

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