Senior Strategy Development Analyst

  • Market rate
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Maze Executive Search & Selection
  • 04 Sep 17

Highly prestigious Investment Manager actively looking to attract some of the best talent on the market to join the Strategy Development team.

The key roles of the team are

  • To facilitate strategy implementation by dealing with roadblocks.
  • To monitor and drive projects and bring constructive challenges.
  • To provide analytical support and consistency between strategic initiatives.
  • To create transparency and visibility by tracking implementation.
  • Work with the Business Strategy Manger to co-ordinate the execution of the group business strategy.
  • Develop, manage, and support the implementation of key business and financial metrics, and office/business plans across the group.
  • Closely work with the Initiative Leaders and Executive Sponsors to coordinate linkages across strategic initiatives and to provide constructive challenges via the Business Strategy Manager.
  • Work with Strategic Insight & Analysis to extract and analyse financial and client data to populate key metrics and management dashboards.
  • Provide ad hoc analytical support to for all the data modelling services.


Principal Activities

  • Develop and manage analytical models.
  • Develop and manage key financial metrics and office/business plans.
  • Extract and analyse financial, client and/ or other data
  • Provide inputs for the management dashboard and business metrics.
  • Facilitate the implementation of these plans across offices.
  • Perform ad-hoc market research and analysis.
  • Design and manage client surveys.
  • Manage all communications across business via the Regional Director Support team
  • Provide analytical support.
  • Support and drive the development of the BD strategy



  • A university degree (or equivalent) with a business and/or finance focus.
  • MBA qualification is an advantage.



  • 3-5 years of industry experience in a business analysis role.
  • Strong business analysis skills. Experience of developing and justifying business plans and developing financial models.
  • Experience of developing key performance and operating metrics
  • Proven market research and analysis skills.
  • Good numerical skills
  • Proven experience of developing queries to extract and manipulate data.
  • Ability to deal with people at various levels of the firm.
  • Advanced MS Excel and modelling skills. Statistical modelling is an advantage.
  • Excellent MS Word and PowerPoint skills.
  • Experience of working in a business strategy and business transformation function is an advantage.
  • A good understanding of the Investment Management business is an advantage.



  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Excellent quantitative aptitude.
  • Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Good business and commercial awareness.
  • Data modelling and analysis skills
  • Initiative and self-confidence.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Ambitious, career focused, and results-driven.