Strategy Manager in London - Elsevier

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London, England
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Full Time
Date Posted
1 day ago

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Strategy Manager Are you a talented strategist, who likes solving complex problems? Do you enjoy working with international teams? Are you excited about digital technologies, and opportunities to do more with data and analytics? If so, this could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!About ElsevierElsevier is part of RELX, a global FTSE 100 company which provides information-based analytics and decision tools across professional markets.Elsevier is a mission-driven company, which helps researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society.  We do this with a combination of our unique content, tools and analytics.The RoleYou will help us grow our research intelligence business, which heavily leverages our datasets and analytical capabilities. From a market perspective, the role focuses on decisions makers in the academic segment- research leaders and faculty leaders, as well as funders.Working directly with senior leaders, you will lead strategy projects addressing our most pressing strategic questions. The strategy team at Elsevier is responsible for shaping the long-term strategy and execution to drive business growth, answer questions such as: Which market segment should we invest in? Where to focus our innovation efforts? How can we build on our unique capabilities to deliver value to customers? Which M&A opportunities should we pursue? Your responsibilitiesStrategic projects and executionYou will work closely with senior management to address strategic questions such as new business opportunities, business model transformation, new market/segment entry, portfolio prioritization/ restructuringYou will be expected to provide concrete, actionable strategy recommendations backed by customer focused, data driven in-depth analysis, and hypothesis driven approachOperating plan and deliverablesYou will support development of the annual strategy plan, and own the end-to-end deliverables, working closely with the segment lead, product and cross-functional teams;You will work with segment leads and cross-functional teams to ensure robust segment operating plans backed by strong customer and market insights, competitive insights, and business/ product understanding;Support M&A process and deliverables as required (managing M&A pipeline, M&A process deliverables for identified targets);Monitor the monthly OKR dashboard, identify areas where we need to focus our efforts.Market and commercial insights You will also be expected to own the develop your own perspective on the market trends, competitive dynamics and potential developments in the Research market;You will lead the annual market sizing exercise for the segment, and develop a view on competitor shares, overall segment growth and top-down opportunity for the segment;You will also analyze performance of key competitors, impact of any acquisitions/ partnerships or new developments in the Research space that will help us refine our strategy thinking.What you should bringBachelor’s degree required. Masters degree in a relevant field or MBA preferred;At least 5 years of experience in a strategy role in a management consulting, or a large corporate;Sector experience in B2B information solutions, or analytics or software space;Excellent analytical (quantitative and qualitative), data modelling and analysis skills (MS Excel);Excellent time management and project management skills;Strong stakeholder management experience;Strong written and oral communication skills – able to construct convincing arguments and deliver them to senior stakeholders with confidence.Work in a way that works for youWe promote a healthy work/life balance across the organisation. With an average length of service of 9 years, we are confident that we offer an appealing working prospect for our people. With numerous wellbeing initiatives, shared parental leave, study assistance and sabbaticals, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and your long-term goals.·        Working remotely from home and at our office in a hybrid working style·        Working flexible hours - flexing the times you work in the dayWorking with usWe are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to help you succeed. Here, you will find an inclusive, agile, collaborative, innovative and fun environment, where everyone has a part to play. Regardless of the team you join, we promote a diverse environment with co-workers who are passionate about what they do, and how they do it.Working for youAs a spearhead of good employment practices, your health and wellbeing are of great importance to securing your future. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer:·        Dutch Share Purchase Plan·        Annual Profit Share Bonus·        Comprehensive Pension Plan·        Home, office or commuting allowance·        Generous vacation entitlement and option for sabbatical leave·        Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Family Care leave·        Flexible working hours·        Personal Choice budget·        Variety of online training courses and career roadshows·        Wellbeing programs and gym facility in the office·        Internal communities and networks·        Various employee discountsAbout UsA global leader in information and analytics, we help researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. Building on our publishing heritage, we combine quality information and vast data sets with analytics to support visionary science and research, health education and interactive learning, as well as exceptional healthcare and clinical practice. At Elsevier, your work contributes to the world’s grand challenges and a more sustainable future. We harness innovative technologies to support science and healthcare to partner for a better world.Join UsAre you ready to help us progress science and health? Our technology leads to innovation, so join a forward-thinking digital business that is tackling world-scale challenges and align your ambitions with our passion for driving global knowledge-sharing. -----------------------------------------------------------------------Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on  1.855.833.5120.Please read our Candidate Privacy PolicySummaryLocation: Amsterdam; LondonType: Full time


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