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​ROLE:

The Director of Corporate Strategy will assess the firm’s strategic and competitive strengths and help develop a strategic vision for the Firm’s future business growth, which will include generating, evaluating, and potentially developing plans to act on opportunities for expansion and diversification of the Firm’s businesses. The Director of Corporate Strategy will report directly to a member of the Firm’s Management Committee and will work closely with the Firm’s senior leadership.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

- Helping define a longer-term strategic vision for the Firm’s growth.

- Generating ideas and evaluating opportunities for diversification and growth.

- Preparing and making presentations and analyses (including financial models) of potential new asset classes, business lines, and operating models.

- Networking in the financial services industry to develop contacts, ideas, and potential opportunities.

- Developing plans for and helping implement new business strategies.

REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate will have:

- A record of academic and professional excellence

- At least six years of experience in management consulting or investment banking with expertise in financial services and asset management.

- MBA preferred, though not required.

The ideal candidate possesses the following traits:

- Creativity, independence, and process orientation: The ability to learn new areas, generate new ideas and work independently (with appropriate support and guidance from the Firm), balanced with the ability to participate in organized processes involving colleagues across departments.

- Practical business sense: Solid understanding of practicalities of launching new business efforts and relationships, and the ability to realistically assess both the opportunities and challenges they present.

- Intellectual honesty and sound judgement: Ability to discern the truth, even amidst confusion and conflict. Rigorous analysis and doing the right thing guide our decisions.

- Strong relationship skills: We collaborate regularly to execute on our priorities. Working cross-functionally, with people of various experience levels, is how we accomplish our goals.

- Effective communication: Clear, concise communication is key to efficiently running and improving our business