Job Description

Reference # : 21-01710Title : Strategy & Operations Analyst
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 11/29/2021 / 05/28/2022

The Strategy & Operations Analyst is a critical role supporting Major Global Bank transformation programs

The Strategy & Operations Analyst will be a key member of a transformation team within Major Global Bank supporting engagements necessary to deliver against transformation and regulatory priorities. Projects will vary in size, duration, and complexity; will have significant and measurable business value outcomes; and will be highly visible with executive-level sponsorship.

The Strategy & Operations Analyst, will operate within a relatively flat organization and reports directly to a senior leaders but also to engagement manager(s) who lead the day-to-day of ongoing projects via a matrix management structure.

• Drive the analysis of complex sets of data and business processes with limited guidance
• Independently think through and analyze solutions to problems and develop initial hypotheses, frameworks, and methodologies
• Support all phases of projects and drive project execution and delivery
• Own the initial preparation of communications for project sponsors and senior stakeholders regarding hypotheses, analyses, and project outcomes
• Support creation of project communications to drive engagement of key stakeholders and adoption of recommendations and solutions
• Work with colleagues to continuously develop re-usable intellectual capital and contribute relevant content to the team's knowledgebase
• Show initiative in performing research and obtaining data

• 3-12 (No more than 12 years please) years of experience in Financial Services, Consulting or Investment Banking
• At least 1-2 years in a major management consulting firm, or equivalent experience in a large Financial Services company
• Strong written and verbal communications skills
• Worked on large scale transformation or regulatory programs / projects
• Familiar with agile / waterfall project management lifecycle with hand on experience managing complex, large scale projects from inception
• Demonstrated experience creating, owning, and developing PowerPoint presentations and similar forms of communication
• Advanced skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint and other data visualization tools
• Experience analyzing processes and creating process maps / user journeys

• Preferred Competencies (some of the below):
o Hypothesis Generation
o Analytical Framework Development
o Data Analysis
o Root Cause Identification
o Process Analysis and Design
o Business Case and Financial Model Development
o Stakeholder Management
o Communications and Change Planning

• Strong ability to identify issues, structure and conduct analyses, organize findings, draw conclusions, identify next steps, and make recommendations with limited guidance
• Skilled in the use of PowerPoint to present analyses and communicate with a clear storyline
• Highly analytical and rigorous thinker with a balance of creativity
• Shows initiative in performing research, obtaining data, and conducting analyses
• Developing ability to lead and demonstrate presence through influence without formal authority
• Works effectively in a team-based collaborative model
• Innovative and curious, and readily able to think outside of the box
• Verbally communicates effectively and impactfully
• Self-starter who brings a sense of urgency to assignments and goals
• Comfortable with ambiguity and change
• Passionate about improving employee and customer experience
• Strong desire to engage employees to improve an organization
• Detail oriented and effective multi-tasker
Job Family Group:
Project Management, Business Analysis, Corporate Strategy, Operational Improvement, Process Reengineering


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