Most people know Exact as one of the partners of Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen. But Exact is also – and foremost – the number 1 provider of business software for SME in the Netherlands. Over the past years the company has achieved double-digit growth. The Strategy Manager drives some of Exact’s most important and strategic projects in order to continue on this extraordinary growth trajectory.
#1 IN THE NETHERLANDS, SERVING CLIENTS WORLDWIDE
Exact is a leading international software company that delivers world class business software solutions and services to SMEs. Exact empowers SMEs to be the driving force of the global economy.
More than 400,000 companies use Exact’s software and every month the company facilitates about 2.4 billion financial transactions. Exact is market leader in The Netherlands, and serves clients across the globe. The company employs approximately 1,400 employees, serves customers in over 100 countries and provides its software solutions in about 40 different languages.
Over the past years Exact has been growing fast. The company aims to continue on the current double-digit growth path. Part of realizing that ambition is a continuous drive for innovation and new product development.
“We regard the position of Strategy Manager to be one of the foundational roles for a future leadership position within Exact. The Strategy Manager is fundamental in realizing our growth ambitions.” – Alex Myers, Director of Product Strategy
LEADING HIGH PRIORITY PROJECTS
The Strategy Manager is part of the Product Strategy Team and reports directly into the Head of Value Realization. He/she works closely with the CEO and the rest of the Executive Team, interacting with them on a weekly basis. The Strategy Manager main focus is to drive growth by optimizing the value of existing functionalities through e.g. pricing, customer retention and cross sell.
Exact’s Strategy Manager leads a wide range of high priority initiatives, from inception to delivery and implementation. The Strategy Manager also tracks progress of new initiatives. He/she uses sophisticated analytical tools, to ensure data driven decision-making.
To be successful, the Strategy Manager is able to manage different types of people and teams, and influence other stakeholders in the organization at all levels. Given the international character, he/she also has the flexibility to collaborate across cultures and time zones and is willing to travel occasionally.
- 3+ years in strategy consulting
- MBA is a plus
- Familiarity with software environment is a plus
- Problem solver
- Team player