Associate Strategic Planning Analyst

Company Name:
FedEx Services
Want a career where you are empowered to make a difference? Want to work for a company that is environmentally responsible? Want to grow and develop on the job? If so, FedEx is the place for you!
Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions. FedEx serves more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx employees. FedEx has over 300,000 talented employees who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding.
FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer. Here are some of the recognitions FedEx has received from the past couple of years:
FORTUNE Magazine: No. 8 among "World's Most Admired Companies" and No. 1 in the delivery industry (2014)
Glassdoor, Employees' Choice Awards: "Top 50 Best Places to Work" (2014)
FORTUNE Magazine: "100 Best Companies to Work For" (2013)
Computerworld: "100 Best Places to Work in IT" (2013)
Corporate Responsibility Magazine "100 Best Corporate Citizens" (2014)
When 300,000 employees around the globe are all working together it is amazing what we can achieve! FedEx connects people and ideas. If you would like to make a difference on a global scale while receiving top notch benefits, competitive pay, and plenty of opportunities to develop, click 'Apply Now' and tell us more about yourself.
Under close supervision, supports the project lead with the organization's strategic plan(s). Assists with environmental scans, organizational positioning analysis and other studies. Coordinates input from all major business units to facilitate the integration of individual business unit plans, best practices, and global and multi-discipline perspectives. Conducts external research and quantitative analysis as directed. Monitors budgeting processes.

FedEx Services has posted this position.
This position is in Information Technology's Strategy Planning and Analysis group supporting executive decision making through maintaining an information factbase and development of ad hoc programs.
Successful candidates will have a broad foundation in the following areas:
Strong academic performance in foundational business courses, economics, finance, and statistical analysis
Excellent computer skills, including Excel, Access and all Microsoft Office applications
Highly motivated and goal-driven, with ability to drive results
Outstanding communication skills (both oral and written)
Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills
Outgoing personality with confidence to work effectively with clients in a team-oriented environment
Broad experience with Visual Basic, VBscript and/or other common programming languages used for basic application and web development
Strong understanding of relational database concepts, i.e. Oracle PL/SQL, Teradata
Bachelor's degree in business analysis, information systems, strategic management, marketing, leadership and/or equivalent formal training or work experience.
Qualified candidates will possess critical thinking and problem solving skills.

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