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Cummins Inc. Corporate Strategy Director in Columbus, Indiana

Corporate Strategy Director


We are looking for a talented Corporate Strategy Director to join our team specializing in business intelligence & strategy for Cummins globally in Indianapolis or Columbus, IN.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Directs a variety of business strategy projects that produce recommendations for addressing major strategic opportunities and plays a leadership role in the Strategy Function.

  • Identifies major strategic opportunities that affect our industry and company.

  • Directs multiple business strategy projects that produce recommendations for addressing major strategic issues, identify major growth opportunities and develop business plans for realizing these opportunities; projects may be within a business unit, across multiple business units, or involve the creation of a new business venture, such as a joint venture, equity alliance, acquisition, etc.

  • Leads and directs teams in the design and development of strategy.

  • Partners with global teams to strengthen the strategy community across countries and business units.

  • Works closely with the CEO, COO, Business Segment Presidents and their Staffs, Board of Directors and key internal or external constituents.

  • Communicates complex strategy topics clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences through both written and oral communication.

  • Anticipates needs of the business with a strategic mindset; applies strategic frameworks to analyze problems and develop solutions.

  • Provides quality assurance for manager-led projects.

  • Drives continuous improvement for the strategy function to drive consistency and sustainability.

  • Actively leads campus recruiting activities, including brand-building on campus through presentations, social interactions and other activities on campus; interviews; interviews professional hires.

  • Determines incoming project prioritization and staffing assignments Recruits, selects, develops, manages, motivates, coaches, and mentors managers; provides guidance and direction on problems and issues; delegates work assignments considering project demands, employee skills and development needs.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Communicates effectively – develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Develops talent – develops people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.Balances stakeholders - anticipates and balances the needs of multiple stakeholders.

  • Strategic problem solving - drives solutions to strategic problems that fall outside of past experience through a top-down, hypothesis-driven approach with frequent iteration that evolved with diverse learnings gathered through the course of the project.

  • Thought leadership - demonstrates independence and insightfulness through objectively approaching problems with creativity and appropriate development and use of frameworks.

  • Team engagement - engages with project team members formally in team meetings and informally in a manner that helps draw out the best from all team members while respecting the diversity of the team.

  • Strategy core project output creation - Drives project output through an insight-driven approach that is founded on efficient and prioritized usage of the resources, and high-quality, credible research and analysis.

  • Demonstrates motivation and sense of ownership - Feels and projects a high degree of motivation and sense of ownership for the project outcomes and the success of the Business.


  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent degree required.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Commons Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 29, 2021, 7:15:13 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210007VL