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Head of Strategy & Emerging Markets

Posted 23/04/2024

hybrid working, flexi time

Belfast

Contract

Public Sector

Job Description

The role offers a great opportunity to support the Senior Management team. The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of the annual work program within the Strategy and Emerging Markets team, managing people, projects, resources, and budgets to deliver timely high-quality outputs.

The Role:

  • Lead team in delivering annual programs and initiatives, managing resources effectively.
  • Shape strategic direction, identify market opportunities, and analyse insights collaboratively.
  • Cultivate relationships with stakeholders, enhancing organizational impact through partnerships.
  • Oversee consumer research delivery, utilizing data for informed policy development.
  • Develop policies addressing relevant issues and communicate findings to diverse audiences.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to influence policy and provide expert advice to Leadership.
  • Manage budgets efficiently and ensure compliance with governance standards.
  • Invest in professional development, and foster collaboration for organizational success.

The Person:

  • Experience in managing projects in a Strategy and Emerging Markets area such as EU exit or cost of living. Alternatively, experience of managing projects in regulated markets and/or sectors that supply products and services required to meet social, public, and/or corporate policy objectives.
  • Experience in line managing, coordinating, and delivering multiple projects across teams, within agreed timescales and budget.
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills, and experience in preparing policy-focused research reports and presenting data and evidence to non-technical audiences and senior management. Experience of using research, insights, or trends to develop policy changes and deliver positive outcomes for consumers, service users and/or businesses.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining effective stakeholder relationships to deliver positive outcomes for consumers, service users and/or businesses.

What is in it for you?:

  • Opportunity to work with a fantastic Public Sector Organisation.
  • Competitive salary package.
  • Generous Annual Leave Entitlement.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Meghan Hamilton, Specialist Recruitment Consultant on 02896935508 or on email at m.hamilton@mcsgroup.jobs.

If you have a disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss. MCS Group is committed to providing equality of opportunity to all.

Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit MCS Group to view a wide selection of our current jobs www.mcsgroup.jobs

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