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Senior Associate, Legal Strategy

Thomson Reuters Strategy/Business Development 10/9/2017 10:44:18 AM Baar, Baar Switzerland
Job Description

Senior Associate, Legal strategy (f/m) -

Based in Switzerland (Baar)

Role Overview

The corporate strategy team within Thomson Reuters’ $3.4B Legal business unit is seeking an experienced Senior Associate, Strategy to join our team. We work directly with our business unit President and other senior leaders on a range of dynamic projects to support the long-term operational and growth objectives of the company.

The Senior Associate, Strategy will report to the Senior Director of Strategy and will be a key contributor to projects such as:

  • Growth Strategies: market opportunity analysis, new market entry strategies
  • Business Development: competitive analysis, mergers and acquisition (M&A) evaluation, due diligence
  • Efficiency and Effectiveness: commercial strategy, channel strategy, product and technology planning
  • Strategic Planning: annual business planning, business case development, 3-5 year strategic planning, capital allocation

This highly-visible role will provide the candidate with significant opportunity to advance within the Strategy organization or into other positions across Thomson Reuters.

Role Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Conducting market assessments, competitive analysis, customer analysis, and financial modeling
  • Contributing to customer research studies
  • Closely partnering with colleagues in strategy, product, finance, technology and other areas to gather intelligence and support strategy development
  • Assisting in the preparation of responses to corporate requests for Legal business unit information
  • Developing compelling slides and presentations that tell a clear story
  • Managing multiple, time-sensitive project deliverables simultaneously


Experience and Education:

  • 3+ years of related business experience in a corporate strategy, strategic marketing or finance capacity required
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Experience owning and delivering concurrent, time-sensitive analytical projects required

Knowledge and Skills:

Fluent English is  a must have

Excellent problem solving skills

Curiosity and desire to learn

Ability to work collaboratively on a team and within a larger matrixed organization

Strong primary and secondary research skills

Proven strategic and financial analysis skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong time management and planning skills - Ability to travel periodically as necessary 

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.

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Req #: JREQ089235
Locations: Baar-Switzerland
Job Function: Strategy/Business Development
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