Strategy and Corporate Development Manager

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Location: London Salary: Competitive Compensation
Sector: Telecoms / Media / Technology Specialism: M&A / Corporate Development, Strategy
Type: Permanent Contact: Greg Limb

My client is a global media business that over the past 2 years has successfully executed a transformation and growth programme. A new leadership team and a recent large-scale acquisition has issued a need to become a more product-led organisation, as such the business is looking to strengthen the Strategy and Corporate Development function with a number of hires.


- Support the creation of compelling product strategies that drive sustainable growth and embed operational excellence

- Work closely with operational teams, divisional leadership and the Head of Product Strategy to create and execute product strategies

- Develop clear and robust milestone plans with teams to execute the product strategies

- Responsible for driving and tracking progress against milestone plans

- Manage the strategic review process to identify any changes needed to the agreed product strategy

- Coach local teams to deepen strategic capabilities within the organisation

- Support broader portfolio strategy requirements and needs within the division


- Provide support on acquisitions, divestment and joint venture transactions, working with the Head of Corporate Development

- Develop the pipeline of potential acquisition targets, in conjunction with the Head of Corporate Development and facilitate the generation of new M&A ideas and opportunities

- Track and report on strategic developments, M&A activity, and announcements by competitors in the division

- Develop growth strategies based on insights gained from product and vertical strategy work

- Provide input and support in respect to post deal integration and tracking


- 5 years of Strategy consulting experience, including some previous M&A experience

- Excellent communication and organisational skills

- Effective project management skills

- Ability to work within a global matrix organisation

- A proactive and collaborative approach to working, strong team player