Friday , March 17 2023

Old Mutual Jobs Port Elizabeth – Group Strategy Associate

Website Old Mutual

Job Description:

The incumbent will also be accountable for small to medium sized projects as appropriate. Associates are expected to assist with business case development, facilitation, encourage acceptance and commitment to strategic goals and drive communication of the strategic direction to the business. Associates are expected to provide a supporting role to the analysts in the team, sharing their knowledge of strategy development and analysis approaches.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops project approach with Strategy Manager, demonstrates ability to plan, manage and organise complex/large volumes of work
  • Takes responsibility for end-to-end delivery of smaller strategy projects and areas of environmental analysis
  • Facilitates efforts of the Strategy Managers, leadership and business units to link strategies and tactics of individual units to those of the broader organsiation
  • Takes ownership of focused problems or complex workstreams from hypothesis to conclusion
  • Responsible for delivering on problem based workstreams, at times through others, as input to initiatives to understand and address strategic issues
  • Supports Strategy Managers in delivering strategy development projects and regular environmental reporting for the Old Mutual Limited Exco and Board
  • Builds knowledge of the broader business and the financial services industry and seeks to develop areas of thought leadership
  • Coaches others on methodologies/problem-solving techniques
  • Provides credible input and challenge to business strategies
  • Understands and implements approaches, methodologies and frameworks to generate strategic insights, to communicate complex issues easily and to build alignment
  • Able to recognise client needs and propose ways to solve them
  • Demonstrates an organised, structured, methodical approach to all tasks

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication, planning, organising and relationship building skills
  • Structured, logical thinker with exceptional analytical skills
  • Initiative to work independently
  • Sound business acumen
  • Prior project and people management experience
  • Extensive experience in specific discipline/profession/related industry – prior strategy development experience advantageous
  • Top academics; preference for relevant Post Graduate degree

Job Details:

Company: Old Mutual

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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