Commercial Manager - Growth Strategy (12 months)

Recruiter
Location
England,London,Richmond upon Thames
Salary
£400 - £430 per day
Posted
30 Jun 2017
Closes
28 Jul 2017
Ref
1628899
Contact
Matthew Stevenson
Job Discipline
Insight, Market Research
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Financial
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for an Senior Commercial Growth Manager to join one of worlds largest payment providers.

The Commercial Growth team is a diverse group of talented people with a unique combination of analytical, strategic and executional skills. The team members leverage their skills across a broad range of initiatives in different parts of the business, but always with the aim of driving the growth within the UK.

These activities include performance management, business case development, internal consulting, leading strategic initiatives, launching new products or business lines and project or programme management.

The Commercial Manager will be part of the UK Commercial Growth team, reporting to the Director, Commercial Growth.

Key responsibilities

* Define, lead and implement cross-functional initiatives in support of UK strategic goals

* Deliver projects and execute plans in a complex matrix organisation with many different stakeholders locally and globally

* Experience gained in positions/industries such as Banking, Strategy, Commercial, Growth, Consultancy would be advantageous

* Build, manage and review business cases and quantify the impact of strategic initiatives in terms of financial results and other KPIs (e.g. customer acquisition)

* Develop insights based on quantitative and qualitative research to outline strategic recommendations

* Act as an internal consultant and change agent, collaborate closely with different teams to achieve results as One Team while also challenging and improving established ways of working in a productive manner

* Make strategic recommendations based on a thorough understanding of the customer, competitive environment and internal organisation & capabilities

Skills/Experience

* Demonstrated ability to combine strategic thinking with project leadership and hands-on execution

* Experienced in business case development, market and opportunity sizing and preparing strategic recommendations for senior executives

* Can bring structure and multi-task across multiple work streams & initiatives and drive them forward without getting lost in details, but able and willing to go deep into the detail to get to the bottom things

* Demonstrated ability to work and lead cross-functionally with external and internal teams including Finance, Product Management, Marketing, Sales, Legal, Risk, Support and Operations

* Data-driven. Highly comfortable analysing large & complex data sets. Advanced knowledge of Excel required, experience with business intelligence solutions and/or SQL desirable Education

* Bachelor's/Master's Degree or Equivalent (MBA a plus)