The Harvard Companies include five entities working to serve the business community in the janitorial and protection services areas. Harvard Maintenance and Harvard Protection are two of the largest and fastest growing, privately owned providers of high quality janitorial and security services in the United States. We are an industry leader and are well known for our innovative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit. Our success over the last fifty years stems from Harvard's Inverted Pyramid®, which recognizes that our front-line employees are the most important people in our organization. The Inverted Pyramid® ensures that our employees feel valued, are given the tools to be successful, and are empowered to execute in their roles. People are also at the center of our Core Values. Our People First core value clearly states that “we are a family organization that promotes respect and embraces diversity”.
Harvard’s pursuit of continuous improvement and significant growth are supported by our recent re-design of our corporate structure and our explosive growth performance in the last 3 years. Core services provided by our CAO area are strategic and operational coincident, with substantial business strategy and analysis, implementation of Lean methodologies and tools as well as the definition of Corporate standards.
The Manager of Corporate Strategy will support the CAO , the executive team, and the five (5) companies affiliated with the Harvard Companies by driving holistic business analytics and strategic modelling. The Manager of Corporate Strategy will function as an in-house consultant and strategy process driver of our matrixed organization.
The role will help define the future strategic direction of the organization, gather and analyze data, and advise and implement recommended course of action, all while working with a team that includes internal clients. Other responsibilities include: performing market and organization analysis studies to promote the organization’s growth agenda including M&A potential and next-generation services. The role is designed to assist the organization in driving business growth across the business portfolio and to introduce best practices into the organization.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Percent of Time doing Activity
Seeing: Must be able to read screen & various reports
Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate
Standing / walking
Climbing / kneeling/bending
Lifting / pulling / pushing
Grasping / feeling: Must be able to write, type, and use phone