Senior Strategy Manager

London

Time Type

Full time

Salary

Competitive Salary

Benefits

Amazing Benefits

Close Date

20/09/2021

Area of Business

Strategy & Planning, B2B

Location

Hammersmith - Griffin House Hammersmith Road

Job ID 00021102

About the role

We have a new and exciting opportunity to join Virgin Media Business (VMB) as a Senior Strategy Manager. Within this role, you will play a pivotal part in the success of our Wholesale Commercial Marketing team, by way of utilising market insight to explore and develop business strategies and growth opportunities in line with our wider Wholesale business objectives.

So that's what you'll get up to, but what about us?

Well, we're super proud of our history - we deliver innovative, high-quality networking and communication products, applications and services that break down the barriers facing UK organisations today. For over 20 years we’ve worked with organisations of all sizes across all sectors, both nationally and locally, helping them to meet new customer expectations and rise to challenging market conditions.

But it's not just what we do, but why we do it that really matters.

Our mission is to become the most recommended brand, by our people and our customers. A substantial part of that journey is about how we ensure that our forward-thinking people have a working environment in which they can truly belong and thrive. For us, it's absolutely critical that every single person can bring, and be, their whole selves at work, and we're working hard every day to achieve this.

Tell me more, tell me more…

As our Senior Strategy Manager, we will ask you to work alongside the Commercial, Sales and Digital teams within Wholesale to input into strategic planning activities, shape and evaluate strategic scenarios and align the business behind the strategy and long-range plan. As our environment continues to evolve, you will also support the growth of the team by means of identifying and responding to industry structural changes, evolving business models, competitive threats, technology and product landscapes, market and partnering opportunities, as well as customer behaviour.

The must haves

  • Experience of working in a similar capacity within Strategy, with a demonstrable insight into new products and services as well as market trends in the Telecommunications sector.

  • Confidence liaising with all levels of seniority, excellent stakeholder management skills and an approachable, collaborative working style.

  • An ability to analyse, understand, and synthesise complex data and issues to translate into executable insight.

  • An aptitude for developing quantitative and qualitative aspects of investment opportunities and business cases and summarising these in senior level presentations.

Other stuff we’re looking for

  • Degree level education or equivalent (e.g., MBA) would be desirable, but not essential.

What’s in it for you?

We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools - all passionate about helping you to prioritise what really matters.

All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more normal again. We're constantly evolving our approach to enable you to find a great work life balance.

If you go on to be successful in your application, some of the many benefits we offer are:

  • 25 days annual leave, plus UK Bank Holidays.

  • A defined contribution pension scheme, run by Fidelity, matched up to 10%.

  • An annual bonus of up to 15%, based on company performance.

  • Access to wellbeing benefits such as the Unmind App, personal medical cover (which you can opt to upgrade to cover loved ones) and critical illness cover.

  • Your birthday off every year, to treat yourself.

  • The option to buy and sell up to 5 days leave, to suit your personal needs.

Next Steps

If you think you've got some outstanding skills to offer us, and Virgin Media feels like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you. If your application is successful, the next steps of the process are likely to include an initial telephone conversation with a member of our Recruitment team, followed by a competency-based video interview with the Hiring Manager.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you.

Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media family.

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