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Corporate Strategy Manager – Growth and Strategy

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00540886


- Job description

Role: Corporate Strategy Manager - Growth and Strategy
Location: London, UK
Travel : 10%
Salary: £56,000 -  £75,000 dependant on skills and experiences.
Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.
Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.
Growth & Strategy (G&S) is Accenture’s internal corporate strategy function, serving as trusted advisors to the firm’s senior leadership.  G&S is a global team of strategy professionals with responsibility for a range of projects and initiatives, including new market entry, operations strategy, performance management, human capital, M&A, go-to market strategy and competitor analysis. 
What Responsibilities will you have?

The manager will independently lead G&S projects or components of projects, bringing analytical rigor and business insight to a range of critical business challenges and decisions.  These projects generally include guiding and managing the full implementation of the recommendations and seeing change through to tangible business outcomes.  The manager will be expected to engage directly with key internal stakeholders.

* Collaborate effectively with team members and Accenture senior stakeholders in the development and execution of strategy projects
* Structure complex business problems into project frameworks that can be analyzed and solved 
* Research and apply critical thinking to industry trends, competitor dynamics and current events to provide relevant business insights
* Perform quantitative  analysis, including building and organizing large datasets
* Build business cases in support of key decisions and growth opportunities
* Synthesize findings and summarize a broad range of data inputs into frameworks that enable clear communication of data and insights
* Ability to coach and lead junior team members through structured problem solving and financial analysis.
*Communicate findings to G&S and Accenture stakeholders in an insightful and persuasive manner
* Manage multiple projects, junior team members and stakeholders

What skills & experience are we looking for?

Experience at a consulting firm, financial institution or other large company in a corporate strategy group or a role with high strategic impact.
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Deep quantitative analysis skills with demonstrated ability to translate analysis into business insights
  • Excellent research skills with experience in market and company analysis
  • MBA or comparable advanced degree preferred but not required
  • Strong analytical approach; structured thinker
  • Team player with experience working both in teams and as an individual contributor
  • Demonstrated experience effectively leading and coaching junior team members.
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and a  collaboration in a professional setting.
What’s in it for you?
All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
About Accenture
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Closing Date for Applications 06/01/2018
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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