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Corporate Strategy Lead - East London

Basic Salary 80k + Bonus + Benefits
Ref: 386 Date Posted: Monday 12 Feb 2024

Top reasons to work for this client:

  • Basic salary to 82k per annum.
  • 10% Bonus.
  • Hybrid working: 2 days at HQ in Canary Wharf, 3 days working from home.
  • Innovative and purpose driven company in the energy market.
  • Joining at an exciting stage of growth for this company.
  • New role managing the company wide strategic direction and shareholder relationships.
  • Opportunity to shape the future of this company, build a team and propel your career.
  • Rewarding blend of annual strategy, business planning, internal comms & shareholder relations.
  • Provide leadership for 2 direct reports initially.
  • Focus on continuous improvement and driving positive change.
  • Collaborative, supportive, ambitious, fast paced culture.


  • 25 days AL + birthday, moving days etc + AL increases with service.
  • Company pension scheme (8% employer contribution).
  • EAP, Health & GP services, Season Ticket, Life Assurance, Cycle Scheme, Family Discounts.
  • 3 Paid volunteering / charity days per annum.
  • Full support for professional memberships, subscription paid.
  • Focus on personal career growth and L&D budget.

Core responsibilities will typically include:

  • Provide strategic alignment across the organisation to understand and incorporate the company’s goals, objectives and strategic priorities.
  • Run the annual strategy review.
  • Ensure the Board strategy direction is reflected in the company’s strategic plan, translating themes into actionable initiatives and projects. 
  • Deliver the annual business planning process, working across all teams to identify deliverables in line with our strategic objectives.
  • Create and maintain the master business plan and work closely with Finance, to ensure that the associated resources for each deliverable have been budgeted for.
  • Collaborate with the Performance team to develop the company strategic KPIs, providing, develop into company’s scorecard.
  • Support and guide senior management’s decision-making process, facilitate informed discussions, and develop structured action plans.
  • Develop the annual end-of-year corporate performance score and report or review.
  • Undertake and proactively develop the shareholder engagement, communication and programme management.
  • Consider impacts of strategy on the Government Framework Agreements.
  • Coordinate processes to ensure adequate funding for all aspects of the business.

Essential Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Relevant experience applying a variety of frameworks appropriate to context and executing strategy.
  • A natural influencer with outstanding communication skills secures senior buy-in and works collaboratively both internally and externally.
  • Analytically minded with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Able to innovate, generate and prioritise new ideas and support others to do the same.
  • Previous people management responsibility with ability to motivate and mentor others.
  • Educated to Degree standard.
  • Proficient in MS Office.

Desirable Experience & Skills:

  • Energy sector.
  • Government environments (as well as private sector).
  • Prince 2 qualification or similar.
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