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Vice President, Strategic Initiatives - Togo Group

Togo Group is searching for a Vice President, Strategic Initiatives to join our team in Chicago, IL. As a member of the senior leadership team, the VP, Strategic Initiatives will work closely with the CEO to manage strategic planning and business reviews, corporate development initiatives, co-creation of communications to the company and to the board of directors, and strategic initiatives within Togo Group.  This position will play an integral role in the company’s strategic direction, development, and future growth. 

 

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Be an outspoken member of the senior leadership team, helping to drive accountability and metric-based results
  • Lead OKRs and champion them throughout the organization
  • Coordinate presentations for the board of directors with the CEO, CFO and other senior leaders
  • Partner with groups throughout the company to identify, plan, and drive strategic initiatives to completion, such as go-to-market strategy
  • Own competitive intelligence, gathering information from internal and external sources into a centralized knowledge area
  • Lead / co-lead research projects for Togo Group
  • Organize SLT meetings and facilitate planning at SLT offsites, driving next steps and accountability
  • Develop a framework and playbook to evaluate M&A opportunities
  • Assist the CEO with key initiatives, such as org design, communication, creation of new policies and procedures, etc.
  • Champion efficiency throughout the organization

Experience & Qualifications

You will have:

  • 10+ years of experience in strategic planning, marketing, and partnerships roles
  • MBA from a top-tier school
  • Background in consulting and implementing frameworks to organize thinking
  • Outstanding analytical, quantitative and research skills
  • Superior presentation, business writing, and communication skills
  • Strong operational background with familiarity developing and championing OKRs
  • High degree of accountability and focus on meeting delivery milestones
  • Bias for action
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking ability, with a strong eye for detail
  • Ability to lead, influence, and work collaboratively across the organization, including experience working with senior-level leaders to drive toward common company goals

 

About Our Team

Togo Group is creating the leading technology platform for road-based travel and outdoor tourism. For consumers, Togo Group brings together products and services that empower travelers to more easily own, rent, and maintain recreational vehicles as well as more easily discover, book, and navigate road trips. Togo Group’s commercial products and services put the power of data back in the customers’ hands, enabling enterprises to more efficiently handle fleet management, reservations, telematics hardware, analytics tools, and geo-data services to drive their business forward. 

 

Team Benefits

 

Flexible workplace

While our headquarters is in Chicago, the Togo Group team lives across the globe.

 

Unlimited vacation

This is a partnership of people that want to build something great. We trust you to pull your own weight and manage your own time.

 

Team led task management

Everyone on the team gets to decide what we work on to achieve our goals. We work in small, self-organized teams who determine the best tactics to support the vision and strategy set by leadership.

 

Path to the top

We operate on merit. If you consistently work hard and improve your own knowledge set, there is no position that isn't open to you.

 

Great benefits

We pride ourselves on offering a multitude of healthcare options for you and your family, including healthcare (PPO & HDHP), dental, vision and more. We absorb the majority of the costs which means a much higher take-home pay for you. We also offer a matching 401k.

 

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