Strategy lead

10 Jul 2019
07 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

As a Strategy Lead in the Defence Strategy team you will be reporting to the Director, Strategic Marketing. In this role you will be part of a team of strategy leads who work on Defence strategies, conducting research and analysis in support of strategic initiatives. The ability to conduct both qualitative and quantitative analysis is important for this role; strong communication skills are also required to turn your analysis into compelling stories which will influence strategic decisions.

At Rolls-Royce, we pioneer the power that matters to our customers, to society and to the planet.

We're the second largest global provider of defence aero-engine products and services globally with 16,000 engines in the service of 160 customers in 100 countries. Our engines power aircraft in every major sector, including: transport, combat, patrol, trainers, helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research into the Defence industry internationally, including customers, competitors and new entrants.
  • Develop models and undertake appropriate levels of analysis in support of Defence's strategies.
  • Lead or support specific strategy tasks and projects.
  • Develop conclusions and compelling messages to guide strategic decision-making.
  • Develop executive level quality presentations and papers to support decision making.
  • Support development of Future Programmes opportunities with strategic analysis.
  • Contribute to the effective development of the Strategy and Business Development function across the Rolls-Royce group by working with teams in other parts of plc to harmonise and improve our processes, methods and capability.

  • Degree qualified.
  • Professional experience of market or business analysis, and strategy development.
  • Professional qualification in Strategy will be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated interest in Defence will be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills including financial modelling.
  • Track record of dealing with complex and ambiguous issues.

We offer excellent development prospects, along with a competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include bonus, employee support assistance and employee discounts.

Pioneer the performance of the future. Join us and you'll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for brilliance and innovation.

Beyond tomorrow

We are an equal opportunities employer. We're committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives. And the more perspectives we have, the more successful we'll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential.

You can learn more about our global Diversity and Inclusion strategy here .

Closing date: 16th July

Job Category

Global Strategy & Business Development

Posting Date

09 Jul 2019; 00:07