Business Strategy & Innovation Manager

Lehi, Utah, United States · Innovation · R110122 expand job description ↓


Job Description

Our mission is to redefine the home experience through intelligently designed products and services delivered to every home by people who care.

Who Are We:

Vivint Smart Home is the leading provider of smart home services in North America. Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation and support delivered by its Smart Home Pros, as well as 24-7 customer care and monitoring. Dedicated to redefining the home experience with intelligent products and services, Vivint serves more than one million customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Vivint is the largest tech employer in Utah, a certified Great Place to Work, and one of Fast Company’s World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2017.

Job Summary:

This position is on the Business Strategy & Innovation (BS&I) team. The BS&I team is Vivint Smart Home’s business strategy team who owns, prioritizes,de-risks, and validates or disproves the master list of new business concepts from the greater organization. The BS&I team owns initiatives from the ideation/new concept phase through early definition phase and provides “invest or don’t invest further resources” recommendations to the Executive leadership team and greater organization.

The team develops data-backed business through ideation, market research, financial modeling, piloting, de-risking, business model R&D, and partnering closely with internal channel partners, vertical/business unit leadership and executive leadership. This position will oversee initiatives within the BS&I group. They will take ownership of various projects ranging from strategy projects, new business ventures and strategic partnerships to new product ideas, optimization/cost savings projects and identifying/developing new roads to revenue.

Job Responsibilities for new team member:

 Responsible to oversee multiple simultaneous initiatives from conception through the de-risking process,

recommendation, and potential transition of ownership to long-term business unit leads

Needs to work closely with manager and other team members to determine and execute upon the team’s priorities

Needs to provide support and mentorship to junior members of the team

Bring a positive attitude to work

This position will be a Manager or Senior Analyst role depending on experience


Required Skills:

High level of ownership, drive and urgency

Demonstrated ability to:

o Solve difficult problems using analysis and self-learning

oTake large, ambiguous issues and distil down into key factors with tactical plans to solve problems/questions

o Effectively and concisely communicate with a range of audiences from junior team members to executive

level leadership

o Think critically and identify key risks and financial drivers of business opportunities

Financial Modeling skills

Strong Microsoft Word and Power point (deck-building) skills

Willingness to be entrepreneurial and do whatever it takes to push a project forward

Work well with others in an open and collaborative environment (a must)

Passion for tech industry and being part of a high-growth company

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in business, or another analytical field preferred or Undergraduate degree with 3-5 years of experience

in a relevant field

Consulting experience preferred


Why Vivint:

  • Free catered lunch/snacks/drinks; new menu daily
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time away
  • Your choice between Mac or PC
  • Employee pricing on smart home products
  • Casual dress code
  • Onsite gym
  • Onsite health clinic
  • Medical/dental/vision/life coverage

What We Stand For:

Honesty and Integrity Come First

Do the right thing

Customer Obsession is Our Advantage

A relentless passion to serve the customer

Innovation is Essential

Today’s innovation is tomorrow’s lifeblood

We Win Together

Individuals win games: teams win championships

Exceptional is Expected

Talk is cheap: create value, not just motion

We Give Back

Helping people is core to our DNA

Find out more about what it's like to work here:

Behind the big orange logo: an inside look at Vivint Smart Home

Why Vivint Smart Home is One of the Most Innovative Companies

Vivint's Culture

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