Assistant Director-Strategy

The Assistant Director - Strategy, is a member of the Emerging Business Unit (EBU). This is a newly formed, highly visible team that is key to Moody's Analytics' (MA) long-term growth strategy that will lead our efforts to better understand and adapt to an environment characterized by widespread, technology-driven change. The EBU is charged with supporting innovation within our existing LOBs, developing opportunities in the "whitespace", enhancing our innovation process and understanding customers' technology preferences.

The Associate Director - Strategy is primarily responsible for coordinating a broad range of initiatives that help to generate an MA culture of innovation. This will include generating organizational awareness of industry events, conferences and best practices, all with a focus on new trends, technologies and business opportunities. This role will demonstrate initiative and an interest in emerging technologies. This individual will have regular exposure to EBU's senior leadership team and broader MA organization.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:
  • Develop and maintain a library of content on new and emerging business opportunities and the knowledge gained from external engagements. Ensure the information is up-to-date and readily accessible across MA.
  • Analyze and keep abreast of key technology developments and the competitive landscape affecting MA's customers and MA offerings to identify potential opportunities and threats.
  • Identify relevant global conferences and events on emerging technologies and Fintech topics that MA should attend or provide speakers for.
  • Assist in implementing the execution of the strategies in coordination with various internal departments.
  • Support the development of detailed business cases for new initiatives that includes global demand forecasts, competitive analysis, investment analysis and financial projections.


The EBU is charged with supporting innovation within our existing LOBs, developing opportunities in the "whitespace", enhancing our innovation process and understanding customers' technology preferences.


  • 3-5 years of experience in a strategy, B2B marketing, product marketing, consulting, or similar equivalent.

  • Knowledge of the emerging technologies used in software development and fintech companies

  • Thorough understanding of global capital/credit markets, including deep knowledge of markets, products and trends from a strategy, planning and product development perspective.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as high level of confidence interacting with senior business professionals.

  • Good time management ability and demonstrated experience as a self-starter

  • Ability to work on multi-disciplinary project working groups

  • Undergraduate/first-level degree (e.g., Bachelor's degree).


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