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Manager Strategy And Business Planning


American Express
Salary: Competitive
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Client Side / In-house
Category: Media Planning and Buying Jobs
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You’ll do more than
the expected. You’ll do the unexpected.

Data
Strategy and Insights: Europe - Manager
Strategy and Planning

Data
strategy insights: Europe

The DS&I
EMEA team is part of DS&I International with team members spanning across 3
continents. The Europe team is responsible to help drive regional strategy and
performance monitoring- Billed Business performance metrics and decision
support functions for the Global Commercial Card Services Business (GCS) across
the EMEA region. The team focuses on providing sound data analytics,
performance management and strategic volume guidance aligned to the overall
company objectives and leverages its central function to do this in a time
sensitive and consistent manner.

The DS&I
EMEA team works closely with multiple partners in the fast-paced world of business
to business payments. For American Express GCS this includes our Corporate
(GCP), Small Business (SBS), Supplier Payments (WCO) & Foreign Currency
Solutions (FXIP). With numerous stakeholders requiring consultative data
analysis and strategic initiatives support, there is a high level of exposure
and numerous opportunities to gain in-depth insights to real business
challenges.

In the
DS&I EMEA team, we pride ourselves on having a brand that our colleagues
associate with the following attributes:

* Subject
Matter Experts within the payments industry with sound knowledge across
Corporate, Small business, Working capital and Foreign Currency Solutions
* A cohesive
team that consistently delivers
* A team that
helps each other to be successful
* Responsive
to their business customers and forge trusted partnerships

Role
Description

The Manager
Data Analytics role within the DS&I EMEA team will have the opportunity to
work with business partners as well as Sales and Account Sales teams, covering
a number of disciplines. Areas covered may include but will not be limited to:

* Providing
analysis to support Global Commercial Card Services Business EMEA General
Managers decision making
* Analysing
and advising on underlying performance of
EMEA GCS businesses, delivery of data performance insights to support
business unit reviews (BURs) and providing context for results
* Leading/facilitating
pan-European projects and delivering impactful analytics and Insights across
EMEA for GCS.
* Contributing
to the EMEA end to end planning and forecasting cycle for Global Commercial
Card Services Business, ongoing month end/assessment of YTD performance metrics
and opportunities, and ad hoc analysis.
* Delivering
analysis to support the EMEA investment planning processes for Global
Commercial Card Services Business

Offer of employment
with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a
background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Qualifications

Required
Skills

The
successful candidate will have:

*

Knowledge of
the payments industry economics

*

Strong
business acumen, able to follow business and industry trends and relate to Amex
business performance results

*

The ability
to influence others without having direct authority, including demonstrated
ability to influence senior management in the company

*

Robust
modelling, extensive experience supporting complex data analytics and strategic
projects

*

Exceptional
working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and data mining applications (e.g. SAS
EG, SQL, Tableau/ Hive / Python)

*

Advanced
degree in quantitative discipline (Finance, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics,
Computer Science and Economics) or MBA with qualitative background essential.

*

Strong
stakeholder management experience and skills

*

Experience
in Advanced analytics leveraging machine learning. (Desired)

Personal
Characteristics:

*

The
successful candidate will show many of the following qualities:

*

Will be
intellectually curious and have passion to perform

*

Be
comfortable dealing with ambiguity and able to simplify complexity

*

Possess an
upbeat, enthusiastic and consistent personality

*

Have an
ability to drive results, manage time and prioritise effectively

*

Show a
personal passion for continuous improvement

*

Adopt a
flexible attitude, being able to digest multiple requests

*

Be a crisp
and influential communicator

*

Have a track
record of working collaboratively and motivating those around them

Opening date for applications: 4th June 2019

Closing date for applications: 3rd July 2019

Salary:
Competitive

Location:
London

To
complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you
require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any
reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on
recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com
or 00800 83
000038 (for Russia based candidates).

ReqID: 19010155
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jun 3, 2019, 5:49:23 AM
You’ll do more than
the expected. You’ll do the unexpected.

Data
Strategy and Insights: Europe - Manager
Strategy and Planning

Data
strategy insights: Europe

The DS&I
EMEA team is part of DS&I International with team members spanning across 3
continents. The Europe team is responsible to help drive regional strategy and
performance monitoring- Billed Business performance metrics and decision
support functions for the Global Commercial Card Services Business (GCS) across
the EMEA region. The team focuses on providing sound data analytics,
performance management and strategic volume guidance aligned to the overall
company objectives and leverages its central function to do this in a time
sensitive and consistent manner.

The DS&I
EMEA team works closely with multiple partners in the fast-paced world of business
to business payments. For American Express GCS this includes our Corporate
(GCP), Small Business (SBS), Supplier Payments (WCO) & Foreign Currency
Solutions (FXIP). With numerous stakeholders requiring consultative data
analysis and strategic initiatives support, there is a high level of exposure
and numerous opportunities to gain in-depth insights to real business
challenges.

In the
DS&I EMEA team, we pride ourselves on having a brand that our colleagues
associate with the following attributes:

* Subject
Matter Experts within the payments industry with sound knowledge across
Corporate, Small business, Working capital and Foreign Currency Solutions
* A cohesive
team that consistently delivers
* A team that
helps each other to be successful
* Responsive
to their business customers and forge trusted partnerships

Role
Description

The Manager
Data Analytics role within the DS&I EMEA team will have the opportunity to
work with business partners as well as Sales and Account Sales teams, covering
a number of disciplines. Areas covered may include but will not be limited to:

* Providing
analysis to support Global Commercial Card Services Business EMEA General
Managers decision making
* Analysing
and advising on underlying performance of
EMEA GCS businesses, delivery of data performance insights to support
business unit reviews (BURs) and providing context for results
* Leading/facilitating
pan-European projects and delivering impactful analytics and Insights across
EMEA for GCS.
* Contributing
to the EMEA end to end planning and forecasting cycle for Global Commercial
Card Services Business, ongoing month end/assessment of YTD performance metrics
and opportunities, and ad hoc analysis.
* Delivering
analysis to support the EMEA investment planning processes for Global
Commercial Card Services Business

Offer of employment
with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a
background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Qualifications

Required
Skills

The
successful candidate will have:

*

Knowledge of
the payments industry economics

*

Strong
business acumen, able to follow business and industry trends and relate to Amex
business performance results

*

The ability
to influence others without having direct authority, including demonstrated
ability to influence senior management in the company

*

Robust
modelling, extensive experience supporting complex data analytics and strategic
projects

*

Exceptional
working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and data mining applications (e.g. SAS
EG, SQL, Tableau/ Hive / Python)

*

Advanced
degree in quantitative discipline (Finance, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics,
Computer Science and Economics) or MBA with qualitative background essential.

*

Strong
stakeholder management experience and skills

*

Experience
in Advanced analytics leveraging machine learning. (Desired)

Personal
Characteristics:

*

The
successful candidate will show many of the following qualities:

*

Will be
intellectually curious and have passion to perform

*

Be
comfortable dealing with ambiguity and able to simplify complexity

*

Possess an
upbeat, enthusiastic and consistent personality

*

Have an
ability to drive results, manage time and prioritise effectively

*

Show a
personal passion for continuous improvement

*

Adopt a
flexible attitude, being able to digest multiple requests

*

Be a crisp
and influential communicator

*

Have a track
record of working collaboratively and motivating those around them

Opening date for applications: 4th June 2019

Closing date for applications: 3rd July 2019

Salary:
Competitive

Location:
London

To
complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you
require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any
reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on
recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com
or 00800 83
000038 (for Russia based candidates).

ReqID: 19010155
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jun 3, 2019, 5:49:23 AM
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