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Associate Director - Global Strategy and Commercial Due-Diligence - Central London, no travel required

£95k plus excellent bonus, benefits

Our client is a global strategy consulting firm with offices in London, New York and Paris. They help businesses and financial investors with their most pressing commercial decisions, such as corporate strategy development and the evaluation of acquisition targets. The key sectors they focus on include exhibitions and events, media, information and technology, and industrial products. They value clarity of thinking, detailed analysis, high quality primary research and most importantly insight into market strategy and acquisitions.

They are looking for an Associate Director to: 

1) Manage client projects, including driving the problem solving process, managing the client and firm team, and delivering end-product reports and presentations.

2) Produce a virtually comprehensive issue analysis

3) Project Planninng

  • Define team staffing
  • Conduct research work
  • Manage project work (milestones, meetings etc.)

4) Manage the team

  • Drive problem solving process
  • Delegate work stream to team members
  • Control completion of work streams
  • Coach and develop team members

5) Manage the client relationship

  • Discuss key issues with the client
  • Define project scope
  • Manage client expectations

6) Report writing and presentation of findings to the client, banks etc

  • Business development
  • Support Directors with overall business development
  • Acquire follow-up project work from existing clients
  • Write draft proposals and cost calculations

7)  Sales

  • Sell projects independently
  • Conduct some marketing
  • Contribute to the overall development of the client including development of their intellectual capital in the form of white papers, articles and reports
  • Provide input to management of and to their strategic development

Key Skills & Qualification

Strong academic background, preferably in business sciences or economics (MBA preferred) plus

  • Good strategy consulting adn CDD experience 
  • Minimum two years experience in strategic analysis (incl. market, competitor and customer analysis), preferably acquired through assignments at a strategy consulting firm
  • Two years exposure to Media and Information markets
  • Very good commercial understanding
  • Experience in project management
  • Strong command of MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Results-oriented and independent worker
  • Highly flexible and able to work under pressure
  • Strong team player

2) Remuneration

Competitive; dependent upon experience

Please send your CV to richard@mindbench.co.uk

To apply by email to this position, please send your CV and covering letter to the following link:richard@mindbench.co.ukrichard@mindbench.co.ukTC001

NB: Mindbench is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy