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Senior Manager Strategy

Job Description

This role reports to the SVP Global Business Ops and works primarily with the Discovery International President and the Chief Financial Officer on a diverse range of projects and initiatives from channel & portfolio analysis to commercial strategy, to accelerating D2C strategy to board-level narrative and presentation.


  • Understand the Global strategy and assist in setting priorities, defining and articulating the International Strategy
  • Translate the International Strategy into specific projects
  • Manage multiple projects from start to finish
  • Develop board level presentations to communicate the strategy, insights, analysis and recommendations to different stakeholders
  • Develop business models or outsource their development where required
  • Serve as a key point of contact with regional strategy leads to ensure alignment.
  • Ensure transfer of best practices within the Global Business Operations teams, the Strategy & Research teams and more broadly across the company, as appropriate
  • Where required, develop business models for new business and partnerships
  • Gather input from all relevant functional teams and develop business scenarios and key strategic and operating assumptions
  • Perform operational analysis to determine strategic fit and identify integration issues
  • Validate assumptions and ensure alignment with business strategy
  • Partner with other groups in DNI and the regions to build the business plan based on key assumptions


Specialist Experience

  • Experience at a leading strategy consulting firm or equivalent experience at a leading investment bank or media company
  • Excellent project management and networking/interpersonal skills, ability to draw resources from and feed back to a wide group in different parts of the organization.
  • Exceptional ability to structure and create presentations using data driven hypotheses
  • Strong analytical and influencing skills, including research and strategic insight as well as financial analysis.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Team player and confident to be a key advisor for the senior management
  • Ability to work within a matrix organisation and adapt to change
  • Experience working internationally and second European language a plus
  • MBA preferred



Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.

Job Summary

  • United Kingdom
  • Other
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
18 April 2019
Applications Deadline
01 June 2019

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