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Corporate strategy manager

Thames Water
Date Posted
5th November 2018
£50,000 to £62,000 Per Annum

What is the purpose of the role?

In this role you will support the Head of Corporate Strategy in the development and production of our long-term business strategies, integrating all functions. Forming part of a small team, you will work with the Executive and senior leadership team to help shape our future.

What makes this role unique?

The water industry is changing quickly, especially in the regulated environment. In this exciting position you will be able to control your own destiny and shape Thames Water's long term corporate strategy in the emerging competitive market. You will gain great exposure into this global-leading utility company and our senior management. And have a front view on how we fight against external, political, social and environmental challenges.

What will this role involve?

Identify and deliver engagement approaches and embed a culture of long-term strategic planning.

Identify, research, analyse and present the case for strategic options for the business.

Support business units to shape their own strategy in line with the overall corporate strategy.

Develop and maintain the strategy risk process through conducting strategic business oversight to identify external opportunities and threats.

Support the development and implementation the strategic component of Price Reviews and the annual, business-as-usual strategy and planning process.

What are we looking for?

From experience, you will be a strong leader through the delivery of key projects and have the ability to maintain relationships internally and externally. You will be required to demonstrate a strong engagement style and influencing skills with sound judgement. Through collaboratively working throughout the business you must be able to drive change. You will have a track record of sourcing and analysing a wide range of quantitative and qualitative information and developing profound insights that influence the direction of a business.

Thames Water information and salary details

This role is based in our central Reading head office, offering a salary up to £62,000. In addition to the basic salary you will also receive bonus, car allowance, private medical insurance and industry-leading pension scheme.

About Thames Water

Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.

We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.

Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 19/11/2018.

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