Senior Corporate Strategist, IDEXX

Salary not provided
Senior and Expert level
Remote in Netherlands

Veterinary diagnostics and cloud veterinary software

Open for applications


Veterinary diagnostics and cloud veterinary software

1001+ employees

B2BBig dataHardwarePetsSaaSCloud ComputingBiotechnology MedTechProduct

Open for applications

Salary not provided
Senior and Expert level
Remote in Netherlands

1001+ employees

B2BBig dataHardwarePetsSaaSCloud ComputingBiotechnology MedTechProduct

Company mission

To enhance the health and well-being of pets, people, and livestock.


Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, economics, or related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred
  • Experience working in a consulting firm preferred
  • Direct experience in corporate strategy, strategic planning, management consulting, or related roles, preferably in the retail or consumer product industry
  • Proven track record of:
  • Leading strategic projects and initiatives, with a strong understanding of strategic planning methodologies and frameworks
  • Distilling complex data into actionable insights and strategic recommendations
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and influencing skills, with the ability to effectively present findings and recommendations to senior executives and cross-functional stakeholders
  • Critical thinking, anticipating market trends, and identify opportunities for business growth and differentiation
  • Adapting quickly to changing resource requirements, getting the most out of available resources and being creative in sourcing resources
  • Prioritize workload, and manage multiple deliverables
  • Partner with business leaders and apply a long-term perspective to strategic positioning of IDEXX businesses
  • Strong financial modeling skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, in particular PowerPoint and Excel

What the job involves

  • As a Senior Corporate Strategist on our Corporate Strategy team, you’ll advance our innovative diagnostic and information technology-based solutions for veterinarians, livestock producers, and pet owners
  • Executing strategies that oversee more than 10,000 people operate in over 170 countries, you’ll facilitate and drive critical decision-making through discrete strategic projects and analysis
  • As a key member of the Corporate Strategy Team, you will advance the corporate strategy efforts, including assisting with facilitation of the corporate strategic planning process, and driving discrete strategic projects and global and regional market analyses
  • Leveraging proprietary data sets, you will model and transform this data into important business insights that drive critical decision-making across the organization
  • You will also collaborate as part of a cross-functional team to produce findings that shape IDEXX’s overall strategy
  • Strategic Projects and Initiatives: Wrestle with and solve ambiguous problems for our business, our customers, and the markets we play in (and how to win!), especially in technical and emerging adjacent markets
  • End-to-End Project Management: Drive high-priority strategic projects, including adjacent market assessments, and cross-functional initiatives aimed at delivering business growth. End-to-end responsibilities include structuring complex business problems, analyzing and synthesizing relevant data, project scoping, project design, project management, execution, and delivery of recommendations
  • Market Analysis: Maintain and update key annual market analyses, as well as frame and execute creative discrete market analyses. These include analyses on customers, competitors, suppliers, distributors, technologies, and potential industry entrants to support ad-hoc line of business and corporate strategy development
  • Data Analysis and Financial Acumen: Develop rigorous statistical analyses and financial models to estimate market sizing opportunities (e.g., adjacencies, expansion)
  • Strategic Insights and Recommendations: Translate market insights into actionable recommendations for senior leadership, supporting strategic planning, product development, pricing strategies, and market expansion efforts
  • Strategic Planning Process: Co-lead the enterprise strategic planning process and execution. Collaborate with teams on their strategic plans' storyboarding, analytics, as needed
  • Board Support: Assist in developing content and materials for Board presentations, including strategy updates and projects and/or initiatives related to critical questions posed by the Board
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Interact with, influence, and build strong relationships with leaders across the lines of business and/or regions (Europe, APAC) to address priority strategy questions facing their businesses. In addition, collaborate with the Investor Relations team on content development for investor communications and presentations
  • Team Leadership and Development: Mentor junior Corporate Strategy team members by fostering a culture of continuous learning, growth mindset, collaboration, and innovation

Otta's take

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Xav Kearney

CTO of Otta

IDEXX was founded in 1983 to run diagnostics for Veterinary Practices of all sizes. Some of its software products include Cornerstone, Ezyvet, Neo, VetConnect PLUS, and more. It also provides solutions for livestock, poultry and water testing.

The global veterinary practice management software market, characterized by increasing awareness of animal health across the globe, is expected to reach over USD 1.59 billion by 2030.

IDEXX continues to develop innovative products such as its most recent Vello, a pet owner engagement software. This engagement platform tackles the age-old problem of communication clarity between veterinary professionals and customers. IDEXX's broad product range and generous funding rounds exemplify its place as a leader in the veterinary software market.


Few candidates hear
back within 2 weeks

20% employee growth in 12 months


Company benefits

  • Work From Home Opportunities
  • Contribution To Pension plan
  • Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Annual Leave
  • Virgin pulse
  • Maternity and Paid Parental Leave
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme

Company values

  • Achieve and sustain market leadership
  • Exceed the expectations of customers
  • Empower and reward our employees
  • Innovate with intelligence
  • Cultivate entrepreneurial spirit
  • Contribute to our communities

Company HQ

Westbrook, ME


Jay Mazelsky

(CEO (Not Founder))

Currently Board Member at Dentsply Sirona. Previously Senior Vice President at Philips Healthcare and worked at Hewlett Packard between 1988 and 2001.

Diversity & Inclusion at IDEXX

  • IDEXX values a diverse workforce and workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. IDEXX is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.

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