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Strategy Manager - £Exc + bens & bonus

Our client, a boutique Asset Manager with circa $12Bil AUM has a newly created role for a Strategy Manager where the successful candidate will help form and shape the firm’s corporate strategy and support its effective implementation.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with senior management, develop, evolve and challenge the firm’s UK strategy.

  • Manage periodic strategic planning exercises, ensuring appropriate levels of input and engagement.

  • Develop and manage processes to ensure that appropriate consideration is given to sustainability risks and opportunities in the UK’s strategy and decision-making.

  • Draw on relevant external perspectives relevant to strategy.

  • Design, including relevant trends and competitor developments.

  • Manage processes to assess the resilience of the forms UK’s strategy to external and internal events and the evolving competitive landscape.

  • Support on the communication of the strategy and associated business plan, taking the lead drafting the business plan and preparing periodic updates to colleagues.

  • Manage the strategy implementation process, suggesting improvements as needed.

  • Provide support in driving and implementing new strategies and initiatives as needed, including any special projects.

  • Advise on, and contribute to, cultural strategies and programmes to ensure organisational culture is aligned to, and supportive of, the agreed strategy.

  • Prepare regular internal reporting for senior stakeholders, including the Board of Directors.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years’ corporate strategy experience within Asset Management.

  • Degree educated in a relevant subject.

  • Strategic thinking and planning.

  • Data and analytical skills, including tools like SWOT analysis and scenario planning.

  • Financial modelling, budgeting and forecasting.

  • Project management and implementation.

  • Change management, both processes and people-related aspects.

  • Collaboration and relationship building.

  • Communication, particularly written.

  • Interest in sustainability / ESG.

  • Financial services, especially institutional asset management.

  • Understanding of sustainability-related disclosure regulation (e.g. IFRS S1&S2).

  • Able to work independently, with limited day to day supervision.

To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Alex Brown on 020 7847 8878 or email your CV to

Ref: AB746413

Please note: that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.

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