Manager, Strategic Business Transformation

ExecutiveHybrid Remote, ATLANTA, Georgia


Position at Genuine Parts Company


Reports to VP, Strategic Business Transformation within the Genuine Parts Company/NAPA Transformation Office.  The position partners with leadership to identify, evaluate, and execute the company’s short- and long-term transformation initiatives to drive strategic growth, improve operating efficiency, enhance cash conversion, and reduce costs across the global GPC organization and U.S. NAPA Business Unit.

Position Mission: 

Primary focus is to build partnerships with business leaders and cross-functional teams to develop, prioritize, lead and execute strategic initiatives that deliver improved business performance. Develop financial and operational analytics to inform key enterprise strategic priorities.  Effectively communicate and develop internal consensus on optimal execution path. Design and lead disciplined processes to execute strategic transformation initiatives.


The following section contains the primary responsibilities for this position.  The Manager, Strategic Business Transformation is responsible for performing any other duties as assigned by management.

  • Identify and evaluate initiatives based on strategic, financial, and operational analytics to inform GPC and NAPA value creation investment priorities.
  • Partner with business leaders to develop and execute implementation plans to accelerate and realize value creation opportunities.
  • Provide operational progress visibility that informs tactical field level action and sharing of best practices.
  • Enhance and lead the annual long-range enterprise strategic planning process.
  • Provide governance and change management resources to ensure focus and successful implementations.
  • Evolve pace, depth and rhythm of fact-based decision making to drive business improvements.
  • Attract and develop next-generation high-potential internal and external talent.


  • MBA strongly preferred.
  • 5+ years in related disciplines including strategic planning, management consulting, project management, financial analysis, investment banking, and/or general management.
  • Demonstrates consistent track record of leadership, teamwork, and delivering high impact results.
  • Synthesizes data to enable fact-based decision making to inform strategic and operational recommendations that translate into action.
  • Demonstrates skill in strategic planning, project management, and financial analytics.
  • Works in highly team-oriented capacity partnering closely with business unit and functional teammates.
  • Shows ability to lead cross-functional teams through effective communication and collaboration.
  • Embodies self-starter mentality and demonstrates ability to successfully manage multiple projects.
  • Understands the GPC and NAPA history and serves as respectful ambassador of change to drive improvement.
  • Aligns with GPC core values – hard work, giving back, humility, team-centric, servant leader.
  • Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint strongly preferred.



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