Head of Digital Strategy

Company: Capital ONE
Location: Washington, Washington DC, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 25.APR.2021
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McLean 2 (19052), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaHead of Digital StrategyHead of Digital StrategyWe are looking for an exceptiona...


McLean 2 (19052), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaHead of Digital StrategyHead of Digital StrategyWe are looking for an exceptionaland innovativeindividualto headup Capital One's elite Digital Strategyteam that is definingand leading the company's transformation into a great information and software company. As the leader of this ultra-highimpact team, you will be in charge of setting the overall strategic direction for the team, partnering with senior stakeholdersacross our enterprise teams and lines of business to identify strategically important projects, guiding and coaching the team toensure the highest-quality delivery, and identifying and evaluating new areas for investment. Areas of emphasis include digitalpayments and commerce, digital identity, data strategy, technology platforms, as well as emerging technologies such asmachine learning / AI and blockchain.This team thinks strategically about entire industries to identify new sources of value for the company and builds theorganizational momentum needed to seize breakout growth trajectories. This position will afford the right candidateextraordinary opportunities to spearhead Capital One's transformation, creating and monetizing new opportunities at theintersection of technology and financial services.This is a demanding and rewarding strategy role, where you get to work with some of the most forward-leaning and innovativeleaders in the industry to define our company's future direction. You need to be a great conceptual thinker and a student of thefinancial and tech world, constantly seeking to understand ongoing developments and their implications, excel in isolatingsignal from noise and communicating complex concepts in compelling and actionable ways to senior audiences, and not beafraid to roll your sleeves to understand critical details when needed.You will have the liberty to define your own path to solutions, focused on results, not process. You will need to be highlyproactive and self-driven, yet also be willing to take direction and respond to urgent requests when needed. Your strategicinsights will drive tangible change and helplead Capital One through one of the most ambitious transformations in corporateAmerica.Responsibilities:• Prioritize and support a range of strategic initiatives, partnering with both business, product and technology stakeholders.• Attract, coach and develop a team of high-performing and driven individuals.• Identify and evaluate new business models and opportunities from emerging technologies. Given the extent of our goals, thismay include evaluating potential partnerships, alliances, and acquisitions to advance our strategic agenda.• Package strategic and analytical insights into clear, concise and "executive-ready" presentations.• Communicate findings to senior management and to the broader organization, influencing upwards and laterally to driveorganizational change and alignment.• Ensure that our recommendations are driven through to implementation, by providing thought leadership and, whennecessary, stepping in to lead execution.• Develop and implement analytical frameworks to monitor and optimize the concrete impact our initiatives are having on keybusiness results.Ideal candidates will possess:• Experience at a leading management consulting firm and/or within a top tier corporate strategy / venture capital group.• Experience with strategy and innovation in technology, telecom, media, and/or financial services; start-up experience a plus.• Best-in-class analytical capabilities:top-notch quantitative, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.• Solid people leadership skills: Ability to build and leverage the capabilities of a high-performing team, as well as businesspartners across the enterprise.• Strong interpersonal, communication, and storytelling skills.• High motivation and self-direction, taking personal ownership for results and professional development.• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to prioritize, thriving in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.If you feel as excited about this opportunity as we do, please do get in touch. We're here to change banking for good, and wantthe best and most passionate strategists to lead the revolution!Basic Qualifications:• Bachelor's Degree• At least 8 years of experience in analysisPreferred Qualifications:• Master's Degree• 3+ years of experience in financial services• 3+ year of experience in consulting• 3+ years of experience in people managementCapital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1- or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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