Corporate Strategy Director

  • £Market Leading
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 07 Nov 17 2017-11-07

A leading European investment management house with a dynamic business model and growth appetite is looking for a senior candidate to join in a Strategy role working with its key business and distribution heads.

You will partner with the Global Head of Distribution, CIO, CEO, and other business heads to set and shape the direction of the business.

Organic: you will research markets, competitors, and macro events to help create business plans and market entry strategies for the growth of business whilst also re-organising existing functions where necessary. The business already has a global presence and is keen to continue it's already developing work in Asia and the US to compliment its thriving EMEA operations.

Inorganic: you will select team lifts and acquisitions in order to grow the business, supervising change and implementation teams in order to oversee assimilation into the business.

Ideal background:

  • Outstanding academics are essential - a degree from a top university, ideally coupled with further education (CFA/MBA/ACA).
  • Experience in a relevant role: eg. Strategy Consulting, M&A for a top bank, a similar role at an asset manager etc.
  • Outstanding communication and diplomacy skills in order to win hearts and minds in the business and work with a range of senior stakeholders.