I am working with one of the major UK based banks looking to expand as they come out of the pandemic and continue to grow under the new leadership. Our client is looking to build out their Commercial Banking Strategy & Innovation team to meet the wave of growth initiatives, such as building the banks future digital strategy and driving strategic partnerships with the Fintech market as well as supporting the internal innovation hubs.
You will report directly into the Head of Strategy (ex-Bain) and will focus on driving the team’s fintech and market analysis strategy, as well as supporting more group wide strategic initiatives and leading more junior members of the team.
This well-established team directly supports the CEO of the Commercial Bank in the development and advancement of the bank’s strategic agenda. In this role, you’ll have regular engagement with the executive leadership team as well as working close with Head of Innovation and other senior leaders of the business.
You will have exposure and overview across the wider bank, helping you decide where you want to take your next step out into the wider business and on towards P&L responsibility in around 2 years’ time.
- You will have several years of experience in a strategy consulting firm supporting clients of strategic and transformation engagements.
- Strong understanding of the financial services sector in general and the UK banking sector in particular is advantageous.
- Excellent communications skills with experience of interacting with and influencing at the ExCo level.