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Global Head of Strategy, Thomson Reuters, Legal

Thomson Reuters Strategy/Business Development 1/10/2018 3:59:57 AM Baar, Switzerland
Job Description

Global Head of Strategy, Thomson Reuters, Legal


The Role – Global Head of Strategy, Legal, reporting directly to the Thomson Reuters Chief Strategy Officer and to the President of Legal, and as a member of the Executive Leadership Team for Legal, this role enjoys a high level of personal impact.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the continuous development of the overall strategy of Legal.

Key Deliverables:

  • Deepen our understanding of the customer, competitive and regulatory environment, interpret it, and formulate the strategic response to the changing world
  • Evolve the overall strategic direction for Legal, and its fit within the overall strategy of the Thomson Reuters; including vision, market selection / “where to play” and competitive positioning / “how to win”
  • As a member of the Group Strategy team, collaborate on shaping the overall strategy. 

Profile sought:   This role requires a strong combination of strategy skills, commercial mind-set, an entrepreneurial approach, and has to be able to build trusting relationships from day one. He/she will also be happy to ‘roll up their sleeves’ to drive projects to completion and shape outcomes directly, as well as possessing the ability to engage broadly and act through influence, backed up by expertise and data.

Skills and Capabilities

  • Broad Industry experience: strong appreciation and experience in the Legal industry  Or: Technology, information and other solution providers that serve this industry
  • Experience in a leading strategy firm or in a strategy function
  • Experience developing a portfolio of strategies for a business or clients
  • Experience with technology-led business models
  • The successful candidate will possess a strong intellect and have the ability to breakdown complex problems in a logical and highly structured manner
  • They will take ownership for entire strategy projects and can develop the overall ‘story’ from individual insights, data, and analysis
  • They will be numerate, and comfortable to lead business and financial modelling
  • They will possess good business sense, with a good instinct for what’s important
  • They will be comfortable with ambiguity and apply a hypothesis-driven approach to problem solving
  • The successful candidate will be a polished communicator with the gravitas and maturity to develop strong relationships and influence senior stakeholders as well as large groups
  • They will be able to present an overall strategy in a compelling way at executive and board level.

Desired Experience 

  • In depth knowledge of Thomson Reuters Products & Services

As a team, we believe in winning as one… collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers.

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.



Locations
Baar-Switzerland
Req #: JREQ097280
Locations: Baar-Switzerland
Job Function: Strategy/Business Development
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