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Strategy Manager – FS



£60,000 - £100,000 p/a


Accounting and Finance



Job description

Projects are typically short and sharp, providing the opportunity to gain a variety of experience across sectors and/or engagement types, whilst continuously learning and developing. You'll work on client projects in teams of varying sizes, coaching less experienced team members. You will be interacting with clients and operating closely with senior members of the team, this combination of responsibility and senior support provides individuals with significant development opportunities.

Typical duties include:

*Leading a team of consultants and taking responsibility for project delivery
*Running projects on a day-to-day basis, structuring and managing the work streams and supervising delivery
*Coordinating with key project stakeholders including clients and other internal teams
*Managing appropriate senior team input and ensuring progress and risks are effectively communicated to senior team members throughout the project
*Planning initial hypotheses and analysis; formulating initial hypotheses based on previous experience, knowledge of the sector and understanding of the scope of work
*Storyboarding to present a compelling narrative to the client
*Developing the approach to address the project brief, and driving research and analysis with appropriate tools and techniques
*Contributing to conclusions and supporting senior team members in presenting back to the client
*Contributing to the wider business through business development, knowledge sharing, coaching and mentoring junior team members and other activities


*Previous strategy consulting experience from either a strategy consulting firm or the strategy or business development function of a Financial Services business
*Experience of working in or advising clients in the Financial Services industry
*Direct experience of managing strategy and commercial due diligence assignments for private equity or corporate clients, with the ability to act independently
*Strong technical skills in;
oMarket and competitor analysis (market sizing, drivers and dynamics, competitive intensity, etc.)
oCustomer analysis (segmentation, customer journeys)
oInternal analysis (capabilities, business model review, financial assessment)
*An ability to multi-task effectively and balance time between project delivery and business development support effectively
*Proven experience of coaching junior team members
*Evidence of contributing to the wider team and leading on business development opportunities

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