Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development
Company: Vista Outdoor
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Job DescriptionVista Outdoor is seeking a high performing Vice
President , Strategy & Corporate Development to join their team. In
this position, you will lead strategy development and co-lead
corporate development across the Vista Outdoor portfolio. As Vista
Outdoor continues its focus on growth, this role will play an
integral role in driving the companys mission to Bring the World
Outside.This highly visible role will be responsible for driving
strategic planning, strategic initiatives, pricing, and analytics
across the corporation and within each of our discrete business
units. This position will also play a critical role in evaluating
and integrating potential mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and
strategic alliances and manage an ecosystem of strategic
consultants and partners. You will lead a small, active team that
drives and manages many of Vista Outdoors most significant
strategic decisions and is a critical thought partner for Vista
Outdoors Senior Leadership Team, CEO, and Board. This role will be
part of the future Outdoor Products company post-separation of
Vista Outdoor as previously announced.This position reports
directly to our SVP, Chief Financial Officer and you will get to
work out of your home officeAs a Vice President, Strategy &
Corporate Development you will have the opportunity to:
- Drive Vista Outdoors Long Range Strategy Planning Process and
provide a framework and disciplined approach to create, develop,
and update strategy, both short and long term, to meet and/or
exceed priorities for Vista Outdoors growth.
- Provide project management, analytical support, and thought
leadership for high priority initiatives that drive increased
revenue and profitability across Vista Outdoor.
- Ask critical questions, bring methodologies and analyses to
understand emerging trends, current markets, and opportunities.
Maintain understanding of the organization and the competitive
landscape, leveraging analytics and internal expertise.
- Maintain Vista Outdoors M&A Strategy, develop, build, and
nurture effective relationships with potential acquisition and
partnership targets, drive all aspects of commercial/market
diligence and development and execution of the Value Creation Plan
- Identify, manage, and develop key internal and outside advisors
and ecosystem partners.
- Be a thought partner to BU leaders, senior Vista Outdoor
Executives, and the Board of Directors.
- Identify, evaluate, present, manage and execute upon
opportunities that align with Vista investment strategies and
- Capture learnings and continuously refine processes for
effective mergers, acquisitions, and strategy building.
- Develop future leaders in the business and build the
capabilities of the business units.
- Support the professional development of junior talent in our
apprenticeship-based model and build a talent pipeline for our
overall Vista Outdoor business.You have:
- Strong strategy and corporate development background, including
proven history of success in generating and increasing revenue and
long-term value. 10+ years experience in management consulting,
corporate development, private equity, or corporate strategy is
- High-quality written and spoken communication skills as well as
deep capabilities with numbers, financials, and analytics.
- Trustworthy thought partner and global thinker with good
understanding of consumer markets, research, strategy development,
- Motivated and pro-active approach with entrepreneurial and
Founders Mentality ethos, but also comfortable working within a
structured and professional public company environment.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability
to build strong and trusting relationships with internal business
leaders as well as external customers, vendors, and partners.
- Bachelors degree, MBA and/or other advanced degree strongly
preferred.We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive
benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life
insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, gear discounts and the
ability to add value to an exciting mission!Our Postings are not
intended for distribution to or use in any jurisdiction, country or
territory where such distribution or use would violate local law or
would subject us to any regulations in another jurisdiction,
country or territory. We reserve the right to limit our Postings in
any jurisdiction, country or territory.Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/DisabledAt this time, Vista
Outdoor is closely monitoring the developments on the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) COVID-19 workplace rule
regarding COVID-19 vaccination or testing. You will not be asked
any questions regarding these items during application.
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