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Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Lowell - Massachusetts - United States

Description & Qualifications


As a member of the corporate strategy team, you will help shape the future direction of UKG by working with executive leadership on diverse and high priority strategic topics. The Corporate Strategy team partners with leaders across UKG to drive strategic initiatives, identify value creation opportunities and solve complex business analysis. You will serve as a trusted business partner and advisor for a wide range of leaders managing a $3+B global business.

Key responsibilities:
• Define and lead strategic projects including market entry, product strategy, operational initiatives, and strategic alliances
• Provide internal consulting support to the Executive Committee and functional leaders
• Support ongoing strategic planning initiatives and shape strategic direction of the business
• Build and maintain deep understanding of the HCM market, it’s key players and competitive dynamics
• Attend internal and external industry events
• Build deep relationships with UKG leaders and foster collaboration across teams and levels


Position requirements:
• Strong intellect and business acumen with the ability to work across a broad portfolio of topics
• Structured and logical thinker with excellent strategic story lining capabilities; able to drive projects from initial concept (including hypotheses development and decision frameworks) and design and lead supporting analyses
• Distinctive presentation building skills with strong data visualization experience and ability to tell the story of complex business issues and focus on what matters most
• Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to run and manage highly complicated quantitative analysis to support strategic recommendations
• Experience with primary and secondary market research and survey methods
• Executive presence with polished writing and public speaking skills, comfortable on feet during presentations with the ability to synthesize information into key messages appropriate for the audience
• Minimum 5-7 years of work experience with 2-3 years of experience with a leading management consulting firm (e.g. Bain, BCG, LEK, McKinsey), MBA or other post-graduate degree attainment preferred

Personal Qualifications:
• Modest in style, recognizing the accomplishments of the team before the individual
• Open and honest communicator able to quickly build trust and respect across all levels of the organization
• Highly motivated and determined, tenacious about tackling emerging and sometimes unstructured business issues, undeterred by roadblocks
• Entrepreneurial mindset with vision and enthusiasm for strategy work
• Strong attention to detail who understands how to deliver on short timelines
• Comfortable acting as an individual contributor and as a team manager (Player/Coach)

Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.