Kumon North America

  • Strategy Planning Specialist

    Job Locations US-NJ-Teaneck
    Posted Date 5 months ago(8/28/2018 4:38 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Corporate Planning
  • Overview

    Kumon is the world’s largest after-school math and reading enrichment program and one of the most established franchise businesses in the world — with more than 300,000 students enrolled and more than 1,500 individually owned and operated Kumon Math and Reading Centers in the U.S. and Canada alone.


    Kumon is committed to its employees and offers an excellent rewards package including:

    • Competitive salary and bonus incentives
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance benefits
    • Plentiful Personal Leave and Paid Holidays
    • Reimbursement for travel expenses
    • And more…

    Kumon North America seeks a Strategy Planning Specialist to support and help   strategic business initiatives, including marketing and outreach initiatives. The Strategy Planning Specialist will provide quantitative and qualitative findings, insight, and recommendations to help drive business strategies. The Strategy Planning Specialist will be responsible for driving initiatives from data collection and analysis to presentation and recommendations. Specific projects may vary depending on business needs. Some projects may include:


    • New expansion opportunities including the Panama Expansion Project
    • Early Learner Activities
    • U.S. New Center Growth Project
    • Procedure Manual


    • Collects, integrates, and presents data findings in support of the company’s short-term to long-term strategies, planning, and decision making
    • Prepares business proposals and presentations based on data findings
    • Supports field staff and Field Support Center departments plan and implement programs to accelerate the growth of Kumon North America
    • Proactively identifies business development opportunities by keeping abreast of news in the market about the company and relevant market opportunities
    • Creates and standardizes internal business reports
    • Coordinates inter-organizational initiatives with other departments including the Marketing Team, Information Technology Team, and field operations
    • Coordinates and organizes meetings with other Kumon regional headquarters


    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • 2 years of experience within Kumon North America
    • Project management experience strongly preferred; PMP Certification a plus
    • Fieldwork experience preferred
    • Marketing knowledge; understanding marketing needs, and opportunities for growth
    • Experience in management consulting, data analytics, strategy, or related field
    • Ability to use analytical, logical, and organizational skills to make business decisions using complex information
    • Advanced proficiency in Excel for data analysis
    • Advanced proficiency in PowerPoint
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present and explain complex information clearly
    • Experience presenting data, analysis, and recommendations to senior-level management.
    • Excellent critical and strategic thinking skills
    • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and have flexibility to respond to changing demands and projects
    • Ability to travel locally and domestically on a regular basis
    • Strong time management and prioritization skills
    • Confident and persuasive; capable of building trust amongst associates and senior-management


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