Strategy Analyst (HID1292)

Eden Prairie, MN North AmericaUSEden Prairie, MN
HID Global
Job Type: 
Functional Area: 
Corporate Development
Job Level: 
Entry Level

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The Corporate Strategy Analyst will work collaboratively with the SI Strategy & Business Development team supporting strategic planning, market insights, quantitative analysis, and financial modeling activities. This is a unique opportunity to be a core member of a small team working on high visibility strategic projects which are commissioned by the senior leadership of the company. You will be tasked with supporting the leadership team at HID in planning, delivering, and implementing high-priority strategic projects that contribute to HID’s overall business strategy and help drive its successful execution.


Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conduct research and analysis to support the strategic planning process – i.e., analyze industry trends, the competitive landscape, organic/inorganic growth opportunities, etc.
  • Create statistical models to identify key trends and patterns in external and internal data, forecast business performance, simulate the impact of potential strategic options or decisions
  • Perform other strategic and quantitative analysis analyzing target companies and industries
  • Support the coordination of due diligence efforts by partnering internally with stakeholders such as M&A, Business Unit MDs and corporate functions
  • Aid in preparation of presentations regarding business area strategy, specific acquisition candidates, and business development initiatives
  • Utilize customer information from CRM data and customer research to understand trends and opportunities
  • Summarize insights from analysis and clearly communicate analytical findings in a cohesive story; and articulate an argument to be presented to executives
  • Responsible for building appropriate external and internal client-facing materials
  • Assist business units with ongoing, as well as project-oriented, industry data gathering and analysis



  • Ability to construct rigorous financial and market models to test hypotheses or support transactions
  • Ability to present and communicate analytical findings in a concise and clear fashion
  • Ability to design and build effective executive-level presentations
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking, analysis, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management skills, including project structuring and managing multiple work streams independently
  • Ability to quickly learn new industries, markets, technologies, and regions
  • Experience working independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to travel internationally when needed


Education and/or Experience          

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, and/or Economics is desirable, or other comparable experience with demonstrated analytical capability 
  • 2+ years of experience in a top-tier management consulting firm, corporate strategy, or any strategic function with exposure to consulting, analytics, or modeling


Customer Expectations

  • Very good business understanding, skills, abilities and traits necessary in this role to satisfy our customer's expectations
  • Close collaboration with Business Units and Functions when it comes to both planning and execution is key to our long-term success. You need to know how to work with and through complex matrix organizations.



  • This position to be located in an HID Global facility, preferably Eden Prairie, MN


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit