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Senior Strategy Manager opportunity at RBS

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Post time10:30 17-11-2014

The opportunity and challenge


We are seeking to hire a Senior Strategy Manager to join our Strategy & Corporate Development team.  RBS is currently undergoing a major transformational change providing significant strategic challenges and opportunities to work on meaningful initiatives.  In this high profile position, you'll work in partnership with the customer businesses and provide strategic recommendations and influence key business decisions.


The Strategy & Corporate Development team supports the Bank CEO, Finance Director, and Executive Committee in the development and advancement of the bank’s strategic agenda and related projects.  The role involves partnering with the Bank leaders, and business unit and functional management to develop strategies at Bank and customer-facing businesses levels.


The experience we are looking for


You'll have shown strong achievement throughout your academic work and professional experience.  In addition, you’ll have several years of strategic experience, either in a strategy consulting firm or with a strategy team of a major financial services firm, and an excellent understanding of the financial services sector in general and the UK Banking sector in particular.  We expect you to have extensive experience in managing project teams and delivering project recommendations to clients.  You will need to have excellent communications skills and significant experience in managing senior stakeholders.  You'll have exhibited strength in strategic thinking and analytical rigour in the projects you have worked on.


The role we are offering


In this role, you’ll have regular engagement with the Bank and Strategy leadership teams driving problem-solving in the delivery of a varied portfolio of projects.  You'll plan and allocate team resources to meet project requirements and delivery timelines.  You'll lead team interactions with individual customer-facing businesses relevant to the development of their strategic plans and provide challenge to improve the quality of thinking and output.  You’ll engage with Finance and other functions regularly as part of your role in delivering strategic plans of customer-facing businesses and the overall Bank, and building consensus with key business leaders to execute transformational changes to the business.