Strategy Managers

Strategy Manager Conducts Meeting

Strategy managers help companies to establish strategic and long-range goals. They review companies' existing goals to determine if they are realistic and achievable. They create plans for achieving goals that are within companies' budgets and resources. They identify the areas in companies where improvements in operations can be made to increase efficiency. Strategy managers also monitor the progress of employees and groups to ensure objectives are being met. There are 659,200 management analysts, a job that shares some of the responsibilities of strategy managers, employed in the United States.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Duties Review and establish goals for companies that are feasible and beneficial; collect and analyze business intelligence data
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities exist throughout the country, with many jobs in major metropolitan areas
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
Experience Five or more years of consulting experience
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Enterprising
  • Problem-Solving
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Senior Strategy Manager, Director
  • Strategy Manager
  • Associate Strategy Manager