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Lehigh Hanson Strategy & Development Manager in Irving, Texas

AutoReqId: 11950BR

Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)

Department: Strategy and Development

Primary Location: Irving-TX

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

The position of Strategy and Development Manager will be responsible for supporting and leading a wide variety of strategic initiatives for Lehigh Hanson in collaboration with senior management. The candidate must have the drive and initiative to help identify, analyze, and pursue new strategic opportunities and be able to build positive working relationships with managers and employees throughout the Company. The candidate must have excellent analytical and project management skills and a strong working knowledge of financial statements, competitive research, and strategic planning.

You will play a key role in identifying, analyzing and pursuing new strategic opportunities with regular exposure to executive leadership. You will do strategy consulting with implementation and higher leverage and without the travel. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset, take pride in your work, and have good judgement, then this position is for you!

This position will reside at the corporate office in Irving, Texas. Our corporate office supports the Lehigh Hanson businesses and plants in North America and offers a competitive benefits package that includes a 401(k) savings plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, and employee purchase program. Amenities include an on-site deli, free covered parking, and free fitness center.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What you’ll get to do:

Assist in creating and efficiently managing strategic projects and initiatives to drive revenue growth, value enhancement, and cost optimization.

Aid in identifying, assessing, prioritizing, and pursuing attractive opportunities, including organic growth projects as well as joint ventures, swaps, divestitures, mergers, and acquisitions.

Provide insightful and trusted counsel to the Vice President of Strategy and Development as well as Lehigh Hanson senior management on a wide variety of strategic initiatives & market intelligence for short & long term plans

Transform information and analyses into actionable decision frameworks.

Lead cross-functional teams to implement business transactions and strategic changes from due diligence through completion.

Prepare and present investment, divestiture, and acquisition proposals that include a thorough evaluation of projected financial returns, market opportunities, and key risks.

Participate in ongoing analyses of the economic, demographic, and competitive landscapes for current and potential markets and risks and opportunities to the business.

Master and maintain knowledge of the business, competition and latest industry news and trends.

Who we are looking for:

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, or related field. Master’s degree in Business Administration required.

Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the building materials industry or a relevant function (e.g., transportation, logistics, investment banking, strategic consulting, and/or operations management).

Strong strategic thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills: Have the ability to think and act strategically with a high level of creativity and adaptability

Excellent analytical skills, financial talents, and attention to detail. Proven track record for speed of execution with accuracy.

Excellent project management skills.

Demonstrated drive, initiative, and adaptability.

Proven relationship building skills

Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects.

Experience working as a collaborative business partner with line management.

Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.

Experience working in organizations where change and consolidation have occurred.


We know that our employees are critical to our overall success. We are dedicated to investing in their future to maintain long-term relationships for lasting commitments. One of the ways we do this is to offer a comprehensive package of compensation and benefits programs which are regularly reviewed to maintain them at competitive levels.

Your salary will be commensurate with your work experience and relevant skills.

No search firms please.



Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled