|Location: London||Salary: £70,000 - £90,000|
|Sector: Industrials / Business Services / Transport||Specialism: Strategy|
|Type: Permanent||Contact: Andrew Wilde|
A British multinational infrastructure group with capabilities in construction services, support services and infrastructure investments. The Group Strategy and M&A unit is a small, high calibre team at the heart of the Group. It is responsible for working with the CEO, CFO and other Exec members to support key aspects of the Group’s medium-to-long term strategy. It also supports and reviews business unit strategy, leads the strategic planning process for the Group and runs all M&A activities.
The role of Strategy Manager is a high profile and challenging opportunity for an experienced strategy professional. This would be an excellent opportunity for someone with a strong track record in a strategy consultancy to make their first in house move, with the potential to transition into a more operational role in the future. The role is core to the Group Strategy and M&A team and will report directly to the Group Head of Tax and Corporate Finance. The Strategy Manager will have significant direct contact with the CEO, CFO and other senior leaders.
The Strategy Manager role is responsible for managing and leading work to research and analyse markets, competitors and internal business units in order to provide a rigorous fact-base that underpins key strategic and M&A decisions. It will involve management of small teams of internal and external resource as required. It provides a unique opportunity for high potential individuals to play an essential role in setting the future direction of the Group, and offers unparalleled exposure to senior leaders across the Group.
• 3-5 years+ experience in strategy (preferably in a high quality strategy consulting firm or an internal strategy role in a corporate)
• Analytical and numerate, with good attention to detail
• Capable of researching and analysing complex information, and drawing out the necessary conclusions and implications
• Self-starter, with experience of managing small teams in a strategy process
• Able to communicate findings in a clear, concise and logical manner – in written and verbal formats
• Solid understanding of accounting (financial statements, performance metrics)
• Strong IT skills, proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel
• Team player - comfortable interacting with all levels within the organisation
• Strong academic track record essential
• Relevant industry knowledge advantageous