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Senior Strategy Analyst

Thomson Reuters Strategy/Business Development 11/1/2017 1:40:20 AM London, London United Kingdom
Job Description


Business Unit: Legal UKI

The legal business of Thomson Reuters delivers best-of-class solutions to help legal professionals practice the law, manage their organisation and grow their business. Our solutions include Thomson Reuters Practical Law, Westlaw UK, Sweet & Maxwell, Lawtel, Contract Express, Legal Tracker, Elite and IDS.Our customers rely on us to deliver the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers.The legal and regulatory world is changing rapidly. We help our customers deliver their services with accuracy, speed and confidence. Through our innovative online products, decision support tools, software and services, we provide the critical information that law firms, barristers, corporate legal departments, the public sector and academics need to work at their best. For more information, visit legal-solutions.co.uk.
Position Title: Senior Strategy Analyst
Position Type: Permanent

Role Purpose/ Summary:
Supports the Market Development & Strategy team to grow the UKI Legal business through robust research and analysis and high-quality output

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities: 

  • Structures and leads work-streams (small projects or parts of medium projects) to: 
  • Develop business unit, product and customer growth strategies
  • Leads M&A pipeline development 
  • Supports elements of strategy planning process
  • Leads projects to solve key operational issues e.g. pricing, GTM optimisation as required 
  • Responsible for planning and executing primary and secondary research and analysis to support strategic projects and tactical initiatives; clearly distils key findings and implications
  • Plays a major role in the creation of high-quality business cases, board-papers, strategy presentations and other outputs (though leaderships)
  • Builds and maintain overall market and customer-segment specific fact-bases, comprising market, customer, competitor and internal performance insight
  • Supports Segment Directors in gathering and synthesising customer insight and producing clear outputs to help communicate this internally and externally
  • Independently interacts and collaborates with mid and senior-level stakeholders
  • Supports the build of a strong MD&S team and culture
  • Becomes expert on broad area
  • May manage virtual teams or junior staff on work-stream

Key Relationships:

  • Reports into Strategy Director
  • Receives general instruction on day-to-day work, specific instructions on new assignments and BAU tasks 

Essential Skills and Experience: 

  • Structured thinker and strong problem solver
  • Proven analytical and quantitative skills
  • Proficient in planning and conducting primary research, including interview programmes and surveys, and secondary desk research
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate with others at all levels of the business 
  • Strong individual work planning and organisational skills 
  • Ability to handle multi-tasking environment, meet deadlines, and work with a wide range of sensitive and confidential issues 
  • Resourceful, with ability to find solutions where they are not obvious 
  • Business acumen
  • Strong MS Excel and Powerpoint skills

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of Thomson Reuters products and services
  • Experience working in a global matrix environment

Qualifications:

  • University degree or equivalent
  • Extensive professional experience in strategy, corporate finance or management consulting 
  • Strategy consulting experience preferred
  • Experience of start-up environment viewed favourably

NB: Flexible working options will be considered as part of this application. E.g. Remote working, part time hours job shares etc

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.


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Locations
London-United Kingdom
Req #: JREQ090116
Locations: London-United Kingdom
Job Function: Strategy/Business Development
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