Strategy Manager - Banking/Financial Services

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6187

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As a Strategy Manager, you will work closely with the senior leadership on driving companywide key strategic initiatives, from ideation to execution.

Client Details

This is a leading banking group in the Middle East, looking to bring in a Strategy Manager to support senior leadership in driving strategic initiatives across the organisation.


* Interpret and synthesise data, challenge data, and identify meaningful insights to develop recommendations that most effectively support the company's vision for growth.
* Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis of industry data, including through financial modelling and forecasting, to justify strategy considerations, while contributing to elements such as feasibility studies, business model definitions, market entry and growth strategies as well as M&A related projects.
* Lead and manage project delivery including market assessments, competitive benchmarking as well as revenue computations, presenting findings to senior leadership and executive committee members.
* Liaise with stakeholders across the organisation to monitor and track KPI progress to assist the corporate performance department in maintaining balanced scorecards at the group and executive level

Job Offer

* Attractive, tax-free salary
* Opportunity to work for a successful banking organisation in the Middle East.


* An undergraduate degree from a top-tier university, preferably in the fields of economics, business administration, finance, or engineering.
* An MBA or relevant master's degree is strongly beneficial but not essential.
* At least 4 - 7 years' experience in strategy consulting in the financial services sector within a top firm or a mix of strategy consulting and relevant industry experience.
* Strong financial modelling and forecasting skills, with an aptitude for analytical work.
* Must have experience using Capital IQ, Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, etc.
* Excellent verbal and written presentation skills
* Ability to interact and engage with the C-level management and executive leadership team

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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