Head of Strategy- Retail

$220k - $300k
Sydney CBD
01 Jul 2019

Developing and Executing the Strategy of the business.

This leading financial services institution requires a highly experienced blue sky strategic consultant to develop and drive the strategic agenda. This takes a consultant with great agility and a mastery of their top tier consulting tool kit. They are looking for someone who can bring both structure, flexibility and resilience.

This team are high performers who are collegiate and work collaboratively to ensure the best results are achieved. The Head of Strategy remit would include driving the strategic process whilst working alongside innovation. This would include the incubation and strategic testing of possible pathways and initiatives whilst identifying and exploring areas for growth.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Drive the annual strategic planning process working closely with the Group Exec
  • Own and lead large scale strategic projects for the retail business
  • Analyse business performance and identify value creation opportunities
  • Build strong collaborative working relationships with key business partners and senior managers
  • Act as a role model encouraging transparent and productive working relationships
  • Manage and develop direct reports

Relevant skills & qualifications:

  • Top tier management consulting background
  • Experience in developing board papers
  • Exposure to financial services sector
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of large scale strategic projects
  • Demonstrated ability to lead high performing teams
  • Highly developed stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Demonstrated structured problem solving methodology and analytical capability
  • Tertiary qualifications, MBA preferred

This role will suit a consultant from a top tier management consulting firm that is looking to continue working on exciting project based strategies for a large corporate, where they can really drive the business.

In return the right candidate can expect to receive an attractive salary package, work with top tier peers and have a role that has a high level of visibility across the business.

To register your interest or to have a chat please apply to Vanda Jarrett on vjarrett@morganmckinley.com.au

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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Executive Candidate Manager | Strategy
Sydney +61 (0)2 8986 3131 | vjarrett@morganmckinley.com.au