By joining the Group Strategy and Product Expansion Division, you will be joining an international and geographically spread team that, through strong collaboration, articulates the corporate and business strategy and engages the company to deliver and grow profitable products & services. You will contribute to growing our relevance in post trade by realising the regulatory agenda in strengthening the financial industry, leveraging our franchise to expand globally, and re-architecting the post trade landscape.
The Strategy team covers corporate strategy, alliances, partnerships, M&A, global expansion and new product strategy. It also sets the company’s target Return on Equity. By providing long-term answers and contributing to growing Euroclear’s relevance in post trade by realising the regulatory agenda in strengthening the financial industry, leveraging our franchise to expand globally and re-architecting the post trade landscape, the strategy team and Euroclear’s strategic vision is to remain a leading partner of the global capital markets.
The Global Head of Strategy and M&A looks at Euroclear from a ‘business model’ perspective; the technology division complements everything that they are aiming to do.
The Global Head of Strategy and M&A plays a leadership role in the business, leading the strategy team in the development of long-range of strategic plans and objectives through the identification of strategic issues and opportunities that could influence business growth and profitability.
By leveraging a strong knowledge and connectedness in the financial industry, as ell as a good knowledge of industry trends and the power of disruptive technologies, FinTech and market infrastructure, the GHS will rapidly prioritise priority areas for the team to explore. If not from a market structure background, they will rapidly gain a strong understanding of the nuances of Euroclear’s horizontal / vertical post-trade business model and tailor their efforts to this end. They will use their market contacts in order to effectively engage with external parties and position Euroclear as a valuable potential partner. They will have an excellent ‘corporate strategy’ mind-set, understanding where to buy, build, partner or co-create. Possessing a keen numerical ability, the GHS will able to effectively quantify the commercial benefits of their proposed initiatives.
The duties of the Global Head of Strategy and Innovation are inclusive of competitor benchmarking, marketing program effectives, industry intelligence, and development of strategic initiatives. The Global Head of Strategy and Innovation leads the department in launching high priority strategic initiatives, working directly with the business’s leadership, executives, and stakeholders.