IHG Global Strategy & Corporate Development Analyst in Denham, United Kingdom
Global Strategy & Corporate Development Analyst
Based in Denham, Buckinghamshire Corporate Head Office (UB9 5HR)
Do you have strong interpersonal skills, strategic thinking and a real passion for analysis? Are you a self – starter with the desire to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment?
If the answers are yes – then you may be the person we are looking for to join us as an Analyst in our Global Strategy & Corporate Development team.
As the Global Strategy & Corporate Development Analyst, you will be part of the team whose role is to identify and build upon the most suitable opportunities to grow faster than, and remain ahead of, our global competitors.
The InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) is one of the largest hotel companies in the world with a family of brands including InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Crowne Plaza. There are more than 350,000 people working across nearly 100 countries and territories, encompassing managed, owned and franchised hotels. IHG is listed on the London Stock Exchange and it is a FTSE 100 company.
We believe the culture at IHG is unique as it’s created by our People and founded on strong values. These values are our Winning Ways and they set us apart from competitors:
• Do the right thing
• Show we care
• Aim higher
• Celebrate difference
• Work better together
IHG have been certified as a Top Employer in the UK by the Top Employers Institute.
As the Global Strategy & Corporate Development Analyst, you will work with Global Strategy team on high value global and regional initiatives, interacting regularly with senior management throughout the organization.
● Participate in global initiatives with the rest of the Global Strategy team in providing conceptual and analytical support to regional and functional leadership in critical areas.
● Prepare, alongside the rest of the Global Strategy team, the annual presentation to the Board regarding changes to our strategy, highlights of key issues, view of the competitive landscape, reflections on M&A, etc.
● Assist within a wide range of ad hoc, complex projects.
● Support in the provision of guidance to functions and regions on how to conduct their yearly strategic planning.
● Follow competitor trends and develop a yearly update on key threats to IHG
● Assist on critical corporate activity (M&A, capital deployment, as appropriate)
For this role, we will consider recent graduates who are looking to take on their first role with a FTSE 100 business. We will also consider someone with up to 2 years’ work experience in strategy, consultancy, finance or relevant corporate entities.
You will be an analytical, strategic thinker with a proven ability to analyse markets, performance data, and business issues and draw insight/conclusions.
Finally, you will be able to assess and understand a variety of internal and external economic and financial issues which impact the business and can analyse data and forecast future business trends.
As an IHG employee, you will enjoy a competitive financial and benefits package which may include hotel room discounts (available globally) and healthcare support.
We are based in modern offices with around 650 employees based at our corporate Head Office where have parking available on site, a free gym on site, a subsidised restaurant and Starbucks.
Our picturesque office in Denham, Buckinghamshire is easily accessible on the A4/M40. Alternatively, many of our employees commute from London – there are regular trains from London Marylebone taking approx. 20 – 35 minutes, or the Metropolitan or Piccadilly tube lines go to Uxbridge where we provide a free shuttle bus.
If this sounds like your next role - make your application today! We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
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Job: Executive / Corporate
Requisition ID: R130932