Strategy & Stakeholder Lead

  • Location
    Brighton, East Sussex
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
  • External Reference
  • Salary

We are proud to be recruiting for a Strategy & Stakeholder Lead in Central Brighton. Flexible Working essential.

You will join the team responsible for delivering our clients corporate strategy and annual strategic review in line with new operating procedures.

Reporting to the Head of Strategy and Insight, Strategy Team Leads lead the process of designing, implementing and embedding a new Strategic Framework across the organisation. Alongside these core functions this role with have a more specific focus on building and managing strategic relationships with key external partners.

Working internally with the Board as well as the directorates, this role will help achieve strategic ambitions by developing and maintaining strategic partnerships with key organisations.


  • Build and maintain relationships with external stakeholders for the purpose of defining the long-term strategic agenda in the context of the wider regulatory and governmental framework

  • Work collaboratively with other areas of the organisation to coordinate the production of strategic products and facilitate Board and senior management decision-making

  • Regularly interact with Heads of Departments and be responsible for delivering large pieces of strategy work Lead stakeholder sessions, designing content and delivering output through the organisation and alongside local partners in Policy, Comms, etc.

  • Undertake team management work at Board and Exco strategy days, delivering final standard materials and presenting to those materials at these events

Essential Criteria:

  • You will be degree educated and/or have extensive relevant previous experience working within a strategy or outward facing policy function for a large organisation, regulator or government department.

  • You will be confident in engaging, facilitating and influencing at all levels, including delivering persuasive presentations or briefings.

  • You must be comfortable investigating and interacting broadly across all area of an organisation as well as engaging with external stakeholders to develop strategic products and make strategic recommendations to senior management on both a development and annual cycle basis.

  • You will need to be able to work with ambiguous and often contradictory inputs and be able autonomously to suggest solutions to key strategic challenges.

  • You will be able to work creatively at a conceptual level in a highly emergent environment both inside and outside of the organisation with the ability to flex and apply skill sets to develop and deliver new strategic initiatives and activities.

  • A deep understanding of the UK pensions industry, financial markets and regulatory regime (including the key regulatory and governmental organisations) is a must as well as extensive knowledge of Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution and Automatic Enrolments market structures, risks, principles and operations, and of mapping customer journeys or user experiences.

Additional Information:

The client is committed to creating a great place to work and do all they can to support people to reach their full potential, providing an exciting, supportive and flexible working environment. They are an inclusive employer and offer equal opportunities to all regardless of an individual's age, disability, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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