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Date live: Jun. 09, 2021

Business Area: Barclays International

Area of Expertise: Marketing, Communications & Corporate Relations

Reference Code: 90288720

Contract: Permanent

Strategy Manager 
Wilmington, DE

As a Barclays Strategy Manager you will be responsible for supporting and leading a variety of strategic efforts inclusive of playing a pivotal role in building strategic plans that help further define opportunities for continued diversification of the business. You will manage the business’s ability to establish its short, medium, and long-term plans in a highly dynamic industry. You will develop and oversee corporate strategies in order to support business development’s growth objectives.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?

  • Be responsible for developing strategic plans to improve ability to reach goals and improve profitability
  • Analyze existing business strategies and practices and provide recommendations for improvements
  • Lead a portfolio of initiatives focused on building business within the USCB
  • Scope and manage projects day-to-day 
  • Own key stakeholder relationships (including cross-functional)
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of portfolio/ project risks and dependencies to assess the impact of issues and make recommendations to impacted stakeholders
  • Partner with project managers and key stakeholders to develop an engagement and escalation process; include risks and issues where dependencies have been identified 

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Extensive experience in external management consulting firm or internal strategy
  • Financial services practice is required 

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • MBA preferred 
  • Experience working with external consulting firm or an internal strategy team, leading 1-2 projects independently
  • Business development projects/ programs experience
  • Breakdown silos and reach across functions and organizations, leverage direct and indirect resources across organization, work with senior leaders and drive discussions

Where will you be working?
Barclays' Wilmington campus includes two beautiful buildings located along the historic Wilmington Riverfront. A glance out our windows reveal a scenic look at the Christina River, along with a growing riverfront community of luxury apartments, shops, and restaurants. Additionally, the Wilmington train station is a short walk away making travel from New York and Washington, DC convenient.

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