Technology & Data Strategist - Private Equity

Recruiter
McCabe & Barton
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£120k - £140k
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
16787551
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Responsibilities:
  • Partner cross-functionally to build value-creating analytical and technical solutions for portfolio companies and clients, using a rigorous hypothesis-based approach
  • Perform data analysis to support the identification and prioritisation of value creation initiatives within the portfolio and client-base
  • Partner with technical teams to build a solution development plan, and then support with execution through to rigorous assessment of results, with a strong focus on quantifying the business and financial impact
  • Lead and create deliverables that support successful solution deployment and communication to senior stakeholders; including the development of data visualisation dashboards, PowerPoint presentations, Excel models
  • Break down complex structures and problems into succinct components for a range of industries, Clients, and colleagues at all levels of seniority. Be comfortable explaining technical data science models to a non-technical audience
  • Support in the development and delivery presentations to client Executives and Investment Leads to defining strategies, the associated costs and benefits, and work product updates
  • Compile and assess market, company, and competitor research to support business development activities and strategy development
  • Support investment due diligence; support with hypotheses generation and testing through desktop research, data analytics, and visualisation


Business Knowledge / Technical Skills:
  • Genuinely interested in how current and emerging technology-based capabilities can transform companies and generate value
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable communicating across all levels of the organisation, and seamlessly interface between both Technical and Business Executive Teams
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills - able to quickly draw insight from research and data analysis
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills required
  • Experience using Data Visualization software (e.g. PowerBI) is strongly preferred
  • Other advanced data analytics skills a plus (e.g. SQL, Python, etc.)
  • Strong commercial orientation, with proven ability to successfully apply data-driven approaches to business challenges and communicate insight to business stakeholders
  • Hypothesis-driven thinker - able to analyse data, form and test hypotheses in a logical structure
  • Project-based experience with technology, data, and/or analytics focus
  • Understanding of financial statements, metrics, and their connectivity to business strategy
  • Entrepreneurial, creative self-starter; comfortable with ambiguity
  • Working knowledge of project management fundamentals including agile and continuous improvement approaches


Professional Experience & Education:
  • Experience at a strategy consulting firm, internal strategy/analytics role, or financial services firm bank.
  • Cross-industry exposure and experience are a plus.
  • Undergraduate Degree with an excellent academic record ( STEM, Finance, or Economics degree preferred).