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Strategy Manager



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 24, 2024
About Us
Ambercycle is a materials company founded in 2015 to create a circular supply chain for the apparel industry, making decarbonized raw materials across industry verticals. We're doing this by developing and deploying new technologies to increase the scope and scale of regenerated materials in the global apparel supply chain, and reduce the use of raw agricultural and petroleum resources. Our products avoid the use of new raw materials and go into the highest quality applications, exceeding the expectations of end customers with a fraction of the environmental footprint. Our success is the result of the talent, curiosity, and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to realize our vision to improve humanity’s relationship with the material world. Visit to learn more.
The Job
We’re looking for a Strategy Manager who will partner with senior leadership on the development and implementation of Ambercycle’s strategy, annual operating plans, and guide department heads toward making decisions that maximize achievement of operational goals. In this role, you will utilize your expertise and knowledge to develop, implement, and communicate strategy, create execution plans, gather data on the effectiveness of these strategies, and continually iterate and refine. You will help improve daily functions, build processes based on business goals, and measure the efficiency of these processes.

What You'll Do

  • Assist the C-suite in developing comprehensive company strategies.
  • Support leadership in business development planning and tracking, including aligning on priority clients and offerings.
  • Develop a perspective on the future gross margin position based on cost reduction initiatives.
  • Devise communication plans for effective strategy dissemination to investors and stakeholders.
  • Synthesize clear takeaways from complex information and make strategic recommendations using both qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • Identify information sources, gather and interpret data, execute analyses, and present findings.
  • Structure and solve ambiguous issues within sales, partnerships, and supply chain.
  • Project manage and contribute to due diligence processes.
  • Establish trust-based relationships with internal and external stakeholders to identify mutually beneficial solutions.
  • Communicate effectively with all audiences, including senior leaders, in a structured manner.
  • Develop and propose recommendations on company and product strategy.
  • Design implementation plans and lead select initiatives.
  • Collaborate on high-level strategic questions, providing data-backed trade-offs and hypothesis-driven solutions.
  • Implement strategic initiatives aligning with operations objectives.
  • Consolidate key operations outputs for Marketing and Finance.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Engineering, or related field required.
  • 4+ years of experience at a consulting firm or business strategy at a startup.
  • 6+ years of relevant experience in devising and implementing business strategies, incorporating quantitative analysis, conceptualization, and effective communication.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to lead long-term strategic initiatives with minimal guidance.
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of complex business systems, processes, and data architecture.
  • Exceptional presentation and verbal/communication skills.
  • Growth mindset, strong desire to learn quickly and contribute to an industry-defining company.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for engaging various audiences and presenting information across different mediums.
  • Highly professional with the ability to interact with diverse stakeholders and align cross-functionally.
  • Strong attention to detail and superior time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet competing deadlines.
  • Ability to independently manage problems, develop solutions, and make proactive decisions.
  • Adaptable to changing work demands, comfortable managing ambiguity, and evolving priorities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, and Google Sheets .
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, results-driven, proactive, self-starter capable of operating independently with minimal daily direction.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build lasting relationships.
  • Experience working with or managing teams in consulting, analytics, supply chain, logistics, engineering, or operations.
  • Previous experience in a high-growth company is preferred.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Pet Insurance
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401(k)
  • Free Healthy Snacks & Beverages
  • Lunch Provided on Fridays