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Head of Strategy (Tech)

Job Title: Head of Strategy (Tech)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry: Leadership & General Management
Reference: LS/HOS/FINTECH/UK
Contact Name: Luke Skinner
Contact Email: lskinner@space-exec.com
Job Published: September 05, 2020 21:13

Job Description

  • Unicorn growth company with exciting global plans still in start-up phase
  • Working closely with other senior leadership to set the European strategy footprint for the business
  • Greenfield team that you can shape and build

A leading technology company with exciting growth and trajectory over the last 5 years are looking for a well-versed Head of Strategy professional to drive their European business forward.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deep experience in consulting important, alternatively investment banking, private equity, venture capital or corporate development experience is nice to have.
  • Leading multiple projects to rapidly analyze data, identify solutions and implement actions.
  • This role is more than just scoping out initiatives as the execution phase will also sit as part of the remit to ensure governance and delivery is fulfilled.

Key Requirements

  • 8 years+ experience in strategy consulting.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, MBA preferred.
  • Experience building, managing and running large scale projects and initiatives.
  • A keen interest and understanding of payments/FX, the competitive landscape and regulation.
  • Prior experience at another start-up in fintech/payments/FX is preferential.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written communication skills including preparing presentations.
  • You are meticulous. Ensuring all your work is robust and accurate.
  • You ideally have a background in payments or a fast growing start up and are not afraid to get your hands dirty and pitch in where necessary.
  • You have strong EQ and are a natural leader and can work seamlessly with others across the globe to drive successful outcomes.
  • You are driven by success – consistently “going the extra mile” in your work.
  • You are not afraid to experiment – continually wanting to innovate and source, test, and evaluate new ideas.
  • You are analytical – With deep experience in traditional consulting tools (Excel, PowerPoint, etc) and more modern tools Tableau, BigQuery etc.
  • You ideally have a background in payments or a fast growing start up and are not afraid to get your hands dirty and pitch in where necessary.