Strategy & Business Operations Associate

  • Location: Chicago
  • Department: Business Strategy & Operations
  • Work Status: Full-time

Overview

We are Relativity. A market-leading, global tech company that equips legal professionals with a powerful platform to organize data, discover the truth, and act on it.  The U.S. Department of Justice, 198 of top 200 U.S. law firms, and more than 70 Fortune 100 companies are among our customers who trust Relativity during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects.
 
Our SaaS product, RelativityOne, has become the fastest-growing product in the company's history and we have consistently been named a great workplace. As we grow, we continue to seek individuals that will bring their whole self to our team atmosphere.
 
Join us in the transformation of the legal industry and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the practice of law and beyond.

The Relativity Strategy & Business Operations Team is responsible for driving our long-term strategy, owns our execution framework, and works on our most critical strategic and operational challenges. 
 
As a Strategy Associate, you will work directly with the VP of Strategy and Operations and closely with the rest of the C-level team. Your work will include strategic and operational projects, a key component of which will be adding rigor, analytics, and structure to all projects.   
 
You will be exposed to all aspects of the business by working closely with the Executive Team. This role will stretch you, you will manage multiple projects at the same time, often working autonomously with the Executive Team across Strategy, Customer, Product, Financial and People areas. 
 
Your success will be dependent on your strong problem-solving skills, ability to anticipate needs and deliver high-quality work under tight deadlines. This position requires outstanding communication and follow up, analytical ability, interpersonal and organizational skills. Someone in this role must be self-motivated and possess an entrepreneurial spirit, and will be tasked with making sound judgement with discretion and respect to confidentiality.  

Responsibilities

  • Own the development of strategic and operational capabilities and processes, from developing frameworks through execution and ongoing management; examples include: Pricing, International Expansion Roadmap, Large Customer Alliances and Partnership Programs, product strategy and roadmap development  
  • Oversee portions of our annual strategic planning process (key imperatives, budgeting, etc.) and coordinate execution framework to ensure that leaders across the business all understand and follow the Operating Management System (OMS) 
  • Work closely with the Executive Team and the rest of the Strategy & Operations team to support development and maintain our long term business strategies (e.g., Go to Market, Adjacencies, International) 
  • Partner with department heads and other leaders in the business to complete strategic and operational projects from planning through execution/implementation 
  • Conduct research and coordinate with other teams and external vendors to gather key inputs to strategic planning process: facts, assumptions, customer feedback, competitive and market dynamics 
  • Maintain an understanding of overall business objectives and strategy 
  • Work closely with the executive team on smaller but critical "ad-hoc" projects 
  • Coordinate and support executive meetings including weekly operational, monthly strategic, and quarterly off-site planning meetings. 
  • Work with leadership to provide meeting and communication support for internal teams, customers, and all Relativity (e.g. emails, presentations, decks, communication plans) 
  • Collaborate across functions (sales, finance, etc.) to coordinate or support additional operational needs 
  • Additional duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a client-facing, professional services role (e.g. management consulting, banking) 
  • Ability to independently multi-task, efficiently prioritize tasks, and drive projects to completion in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment 
  • Proven excellent analytical capabilities and communication skills, including complex Excel modeling, presentation and storyline creation, and facilitation and presentation skills 
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization and across a variety of cultures 
  • Strong attention to detail, work ethic, and integrity to handle confidential/sensitive information 
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About Relativity

At Relativity, we live our core values and we thrive on solving complex problems. We’re dedicated to continually improving our product and providing relentless customer service. We seek professionals that will bring their authentic and unique experiences to our teams.   We understand career choices are a big decision, and we thank you for considering Relativity.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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