Vice President, Strategic Initiatives - London, United Kingdom,

£150-200k

The company is a leading provider of financial services.

  • Develop board-level growth strategies, leveraging market insight and analysis
  • Define structure and execute strategic initiatives through the development of work plans, gathering and generation of relevant data, driving analyses, and the development of actionable recommendations
  • Support the development of innovative solution strategies to a diverse range of complex market/industry challenges
  • Help develop formal recommendations for presentation to senior leadership teams (e.g. CEO, Management Committee and Board).
  • Design and execute analytics for evaluating business issues
  • The role will require some international travel (20%)
  • Multiple years of experience at a top-tier strategy consultancy.
  • Experience in payments, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence markets an asset
  • Excellent business analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including communicating thoughts, ideas, and solutions logically in oral and written forms
  • Aptitude in facilitating dialogue, challenging and guiding thinking in influencing senior executives
  • Experience managing complex projects concurrently and delivering timely results / impact under tight timelines.
  • Demonstrated multi-disciplinary knowledge, e.g., marketing, operations, and emerging technologies
  • Relationship building skills across all levels to foster credibility and trust.
  • Must have a demonstrated style that includes a high sense of urgency, ability to think analytically and precisely, and the ability to take thoughtful risks with imperfect knowledge.
  • Strong collaborative skills with ability to be effective outside the business unit and without need for reporting relationships.
  • MBA preferred.