Strategy Analyst, £50k

Kyna Associates
£50,000, bonus, benefits
08 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Strategy Analyst, £50,000, Bonus, Benefits, Financial Services, Birmingham City Centre, West Midlands

Strategy Analyst is required by Kyna Associates leading Financial Services client based in central Birmingham. This newly created role will suit an experienced strategy consultant who has excellent analysis and research skills and can demonstrate experience of working with Exec and Board Level members. This is a highly visible role at the top and therefore our client is looking for someone who is confident, articulate and has excellent communication skills. Our client is going through a lot of exciting change and transformation and as a result this role will be highly varied, with no week being the same. If you can handle a role that has a lot of variety and change, then this could be for you. Working for a highly respectable Financial Services organisation, our client offers excellent working environments, opportunities to grow and develop your career and the opportunity to really make a difference to the business.

Reporting to the Head of Strategy and working with the Executive Team, you will support the development and design of our clients future strategy, support and address key strategic questions facing the business and ad hoc strategic support to Exec and Board members. You will be involved in ongoing analysis, evaluation and development of strategic initiatives that support the business in delivery of its Vision and Mission. Key skills and experience required for this role include:

- Proven experience in business strategy, proposition development and analysis
- Experience researching and analysing market/competitor trends
- Evidence of successfully working with, influencing, challenging and supporting senior leadership teams
- Project management; proven success in managing delivery of multiple and large scale projects on time and to budget
- Writing and presenting business cases
- Experience within Financial Services

Key day to day activities for the Strategy Analyst role include:

- Work with the Executive and Senior Management teams to evaluate and develop strategic initiatives that help the business deliver both its strategic aims and Vision and Mission
- Develop and/or coordinate insight and analysis to understand market trends, competitor environment and market position
- Support in commissioning external strategic consulting firms to scope and assess the potential for strategic initiatives within the business
- Develop feasibility studies to address new opportunities including potential M&A targets as an output from the Strategy review/ analysis or other
- Understanding and analysis of financial forecasting, market analysis and competitive intelligence analysis
- Keep ahead of advancements in Economic, Competitor, Market and Regulatory environment

If you are a Strategy Consultant, Analyst, who has experience of the Financial Services sector and are looking for a new challenge; and want to work in an environment that is going through a lot of transformational change and would like to be part of something that will really make a difference then send you CV to Kyna Associates.