Director of Strategy - Professional Services

Location: New York Salary: $150,000 - $200,000 + bonus
Sector: Financial Services, Industrials / Business Services / Transport Specialism: Strategy
Type: Permanent Contact: Victoria Montagu

Our client is a Fortune 500 professional services firm with global offices and capabilities across insurance, risk and human capital. Our client has been well established since the 1800s with over 40,000 employees and a presence in more than 120 countries. This niche, internal strategy team is made up of former top-tier strategy consultants who work closely with the Global Head of Strategy.  Their team is looking to hire a Director level individual acting as a strategic advisor to the company’s business direction. 


The Director of Strategy is responsible for supporting this fast-paced senior leadership team from the design to the implementation of high value strategic initiatives. The individual will be directly reporting to the Global Head of Strategy, where they will act as a strategic advisor to the company’s business direction. They will be facilitating the progress of the company’s strategic and long term business plans while also administering project management for ongoing strategic initiatives. The Director of Strategy will have to pay close attention to market trends as well as regularly conduct competitive analysis to highlight key influences that will play an integral part in the company’s overall strategic direction through both organic and inorganic actions.

Our client offers a competitive compensation while providing a work environment filled with professionalism, collaboration, and one that is always open to hearing new ideas.

This is a great opportunity for strategy professionals who are looking to work as an internal consultant with direct access to C-level executives. This role is for an individual who flourishes in a fast-paced environment and can collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams across several business segments and functions of the business. 


-Minimum of 5+ years of experience in either a global strategy consulting company or a corporate strategy/business environment.

-Project management experience countered by excellent organizational skills.

-Strong financial analysis skills as well as verbal and communicational skills.

-High quality business insight, with the ability to develop action plans through analysing data trends.

-A self-starter who can independently succeed in an extremely fast paced aspect of the company.

-Undergraduate degree required; MBA is a plus

-Limited travel