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UK Strategy and Development Director

Location: London Salary:
Sector: Financial Services Specialism: Strategy
Type: Permanent Contact: Dickon Cole
COMPANY:

My client is a market leading global insurance player going through a period growth as they expand out their UK business. This organisation places strategy at the heart of the decision making process.

ROLE:

I am working with the CEO of the UK business to identify a Strategy Director to lead the thinking in developing a UK enterprise-level strategy.

This role will be looking at how the external market should influence strategy decision making across the business through market, competitor and customer insight. This role will also help build the inorganic strategy, including innovation investments across the FinTech space.

This role will report directly into the CEO of the UK business and will have three direct reports into this position. This is a new role in a new team, which is being grown out to handle the next wave of growth initiatives across the business.

REQUIREMENTS: 

- Consulting skillset having spent some time in a strategy consulting or corporate strategy environment.

- Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.

- Excellent Financial Services experience.

- Insurance knowledge and corporate development experience are useful but not a prerequisite.