Digital Strategy Consultant

WEX Inc | ME, United States

Posted Date 9/13/2023

About us

WEX, Inc. is a leading and growing global provider of payment processing, information management and fleet card payment solutions.

It’s a really exciting time to be part of the recently created WEX Digital Team - we’re growing our strategy, product, and portfolio teams in order to build the digital platforms of the future. You’ll be in the thick of the action, helping define our digital and product strategy to outline how we drive growth and deliver products that delight our consumers. From general analysis to deep dives on market trends, your work will have an immediate impact on our roadmaps. We are looking for team members who are excited by discovery and want to contribute to building out a nimble, dynamic, and innovative digital organization.

We hire people who share our passion for continuous innovation and client service that is unparalleled in the industry. The ideal candidate will have a willingness to roll-up their sleeves and approach problems with a "can-do" attitude. Frequently, our team is tasked with structuring/solving ambiguous questions for various commercial, product, and technology partners, and therefore we are looking to add a motivated, resourceful team member that can iterate quickly/have a big impact. Consider applying for this role if you do well in startup environments, but want the scale/reach of a large, established public company.

About the role

As the Digital Strategy Consultant , you will serve as a trusted member of the office of the CDO, developing and applying your analytical, interpersonal, and business management skills from day one.

  • Understand and translate corporate and business strategy into an aligned digital and product strategy
  • Take charge of identifying information sources, gathering and interpreting data, executing analysis, and synthesizing facts into solutions that drive change
  • Own structuring of ambiguous problems and go-forward recommended actions to solve them
  • Effectively communicate findings with all audiences, including senior leaders, in a structured manner
  • Deep-dive into WEX’s unique challenges, driving towards an understanding of key market opportunities, consumer expectations and experiences, and competitor benchmarking
  • Perform quarterly LOB marketplace assessments holistically covering new & emerging opportunities or threats to WEX’s current products and offerings
  • Conduct competitor deep dives across WEX LOBs, covering strategic choices, product offerings/key capabilities, and financial performance
  • Participate in strategic product development and digital strategy efforts; develop understanding of business strategy, IT product lifecycles and finance acumen around products
  • Lead digital-focused research initiatives to identify and interpret trends and patterns, highlighting areas of focus to accelerate the digital and product roadmaps
  • Explore digital-specific top emerging areas of interests (e.g., artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, machine learning, blockchain, etc.) and author external POVs on the implications for the future
  • Develop and coordinate reporting, leadership and board-level findings as it relates to digital and product strategy
  • Partner with team leadership and finance partners to communicate progress around digital strategy and associated capital funding and innovation targets

Must have

  • 5-8 years of experience in a large, cross-functional strategy function and/or consulting background
  • A solid team player who’s also an independent thinker
  • A robust analytical skill set, an endless curiosity and a penchant for thinking about “art of the possible”
  • Ability to break down and solve problems through quantitative thinking and analysis
  • A strong sense of ownership in your work
  • Deadline-driven, organized and able to multitask
  • Hunger to sprint/hustle from one project to the next, and iterate quickly
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills, ability to communicate cross-functionally and to leadership level
  • Comfortable with ambiguous, ever-changing situations
  • Excited by building out an innovative, nimble, digital and product strategy in accordance with Chief Digital Office’s vision

Nice to have

  • Executive-facing presentation and communication skills
  • Experience flexing and pivoting responsibilities to support growing organization
  • Financial Acumen

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disability

Job Type
Regular | Remote Work (from Maine)
Information Technology

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