IHG Manager - Global Strategy in Denham, United Kingdom
Manager - Global Strategy
Based in Denham, Buckinghamshire Corporate Head Office (UB9 5HR)
Are you ready to transition from consultancy into the Corporate world, where you will not only consult but deliver and realise the commercial results of your activities?
Is your next career goal to take on a high-profile role with senior stakeholder interaction (CEO/EC and their teams) with a clear line of sight to global decision makers.
Do you want to be part of the team that helps define such areas as brand prioritisation, negotiation strategy and critical growth opportunities?
Are the next 2-3 years of your career about playing an instrumental part in shaping the direction and growth strategy for an award-winning FTSE 100 Company?
Are you also looking for an organisation with a proven track record of internal promotions to other areas such as Brand, Marketing, Operations, Development?
If the answers are yes – then your next role could be as our Manager -Global Strategy & Corporate Development team.
As the Manager, 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.
You will provide management support and analysis to develop, execute and track growth strategy across IHG. Your strategic focus will be a mix of global, regional and functional projects.
Responsibilities and accountabilities.
• Manage a mix of discrete projects providing ongoing strategic support with a team of both strategy and cross-functional team members.
• Create and structure the analytical support needed to deliver insightful analysis to answer business critical questions.
• Reporting to the Global Strategy Director you will drive content, output and stakeholder collateral.
• Work closely with the Global Strategy Director and senior stakeholders on crucial confidential projects such as market growth strategy, partnership and M&A opportunities, along with key customer-focused and brand-focused projects.
• Train, develop and grow a small team of Strategic Analysts at a variety of levels.
You will have at least 4 years’ experience in a strategic, consultancy, finance or relevant corporate role with exposure to a broad range of business issues.
With an MBA or Master’s Degree in business, strategy, finance or a relevant field, you will be keen to evidence your strategic thinking. You will be able to demonstrate where your ability to analyse markets, trends, performance etc. has lead to crucial decisions being taken at a senior corporate level.
You will be keen to move into a managerial role and whilst managerial experience is preferred it is not essential.
Having managed multiple projects with clients previously, you will want to handle multiple projects where you not only input but, with the support of your team, you deliver.
Comfortable leading and facilitating meetings you will enjoy presenting your findings, recommendations and complex analysis at a senior level.
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 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 with ample free parking available, 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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If you have any queries please contact Ann Brice, Ann.Brice@ihg.com
Job: Executive / Corporate
Requisition ID: R147675