Senior Manager - Strategy

Job Description

Job Purpose
To provide strategic thought leadership to Group Technology and the Nedbank Africa Regions clusters by developing and implementing a strategy definition, process and measurement against the Group’s long-term strategy. This will include management information for the development and execution of strategy, managing strategic projects, providing risk and change management and a people development function in the office of the Chief Information Officer to achieve Nedbank's strategic goals.
Job Responsibilities
  • Act as custodian of the Clusters Strategic Artefacts (for example: Dagwood; Strategic Focus Areas; Strategic Initiatives).
  • Assist in the identification of strategic opportunities for Group through market analytics and research Support the achievement of the business strategy; objectives and values by reviewing Nedbank and Business Unit Plan and ensuring delivered systems; process; services and solutions are aligned.
  • Compile strategic planning framework through joint facilitation with cluster strategic executives.
  • Facilitate the formulation of strategy in the form of three-year business plan.
  • Coordinate strategic initiatives and collaboration through joint planning and review sessions.
  • Assist in cross-cluster decision making through collaborative resolution and problem solving.
  • Identify and analyse key trends to drive business competitiveness.
  • Facilitate discussions on key strategic interventions through business meetings.
  • Provide planning guidelines and facilitate planning reviews and making strategic choices in line with business imperatives.
  • Review cluster aspirations; targets and milestones through analytics and reporting.
  • Evaluate threats and opportunities in terms of impact and risk through market analytics and research.
  • Plan and implement effective ways to cascade and communicate the cluster strategy and strategic initiatives to Divco, Manco and wider NAR audience.
  • Build relationships with internal stakeholders by identifying and responding to their business and communication needs.
  • Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders through participation in industry bodies, Nedbank committees and forums.

Responsibilities + Skills

SWOT analysisBCG Matrix/7-S frameworksPorters 5 ForcesScenario PlanningDeveloping a functional/divisional strategy


Applicable Technology qualification/sMasters in Business Administration


8-10 years working experience and relevant industry experience

Job Summary

  • Published on: Friday, 3rd January 2020
  • Designation: Senior Manager - Strategy
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: not
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Friday, 3rd January 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: Nedbank Recruiting.
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  • Company Profile:
  • Staying abreast of the various IFRS 9 modelling methodologies across retail and wholesale productsContributing to development aspects of the loss forecasting and stress testing framework and keeping the framework up to date as the methodology evolvesConducting ad hoc analysis on IFRS 9 PD, EAD, LGD and Survival models, as well as overall impairment calculations, for retail as well wholesale-type portfoliosConducting independent credit risk stress testing related research and using it as input into proposals and strategiesEngaging with various stakeholders across the organisation (including risk and finance) to discuss methodological aspects, business assumptions and results from the loss forecasting work stream

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