Business Strategist Business Strategist …

in Weehawken, NJ, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Weehawken, NJ, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Job Reference #190994BR

Your role

Are you interested in identifying and assessing internal and external opportunities to improve business performance and increase market share?? Do you want to play a key role in defining and implementing the strategic agenda of UBS's Global Wealth Management (GWM) division in the Americas? We're looking for someone like that who can:

  • Manage strategic projects focused on the domestic wealth management business in the US and Latin America
  • Review business lines and/or locations from a strategic perspective to align with growth opportunities, including assessment of inorganic growth opportunities
  • Proactively challenge senior business stakeholders and be a trusted confidante
  • Ensure execution of IT investment decisions against our strategic priorities
  • Monitor and analyze peers to provide strategic insights of underlying performance to senior management
  • Manage complex strategy projects jointly with a team of experienced professionals
  • React quickly, prioritize and deliver high quality ad-hoc requests

Your team

You'll be working in the Strategy & Business Development team, which is part of Wealth Management Americas' Finance group within the Corporate Center division of UBS. The group is located in Weehawken, NJ and provides strategic advice supported by fact-based analytics to help influence the business's decision making process to drive growth and sustainable shareholder value. This role reports into the Head of Strategy & Business Development Americas, and will closely interact with the Global Wealth Management Strategy & Business Development team, as well as locally with key business stakeholders and Finance business partners in the Americas Wealth Management business

Your expertise

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in similar strategy/business development role, or with a strategy consultancy firm
  • Strong analytical capabilities and judgment, with the ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Proven experience of autonomously leading strategy projects end to end
  • Ability to think for yourself while being an effective team player
  • Ability to build partnerships with internal stakeholders including those at the most senior levels
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of the wealth management / private banking industry desirable but not required
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including PowerPoint (incl. Think Cell) and Excel

About us

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us

We're a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people. Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.