Strategy Manager

  • Category: Sales & Marketing
  • Location: Runcorn, GB; Redcar, GB; Manchester, GB

Are you an experienced strategist with a solid and structured approach, with an ability to provide clear and actionable investment and opportunity business cases, with effective communication skills, with a precision focus to develop commercially viable strategic plans, that will support Applications Business Line (BL) to achieve its growth ambition? If so ........

  • You will work closely within and across all Applications BL departments to develop and implement business opportunities, such as partnerships, including geographical and product portfolio expansion.
  • The role requires cross BL alignment and collaboration, which requires a clear and confident communicator. You will lead and facilitate the process to create and deliver sustainable and significant change and impact, thereby making a substantial difference to the growth of the BL and the wider Company 
  • It will be your responsibility to lead multi-functional workstreams from strategy development, reporting directly to the VP for Market Intelligence and Development

Your primary tasks will be: 

  • Coordinate and Manage Strategy Management with the BL
  • Support all functions with the BL (operations, sales, commercial team and product development) in strategic and business development discussions whilst providing analytical rigor to the teams plans and efforts, as well as identify business opportunities for potential partnerships and production expansion
  • Develop, Mentor and guide the team's Market Intelligence Analyst 
  • Coordinate and perform industry research and strategic analyses in markets, as we;; as monitor and benchmark businesses of interest
  • Present recommendations and potential opportunities to senior management, show casing financial models, solid business cases and opportunity returns or value add
  • Identify and track potential opportunities such as acquisition targets, partnerships and joint ventures

This role is UK based at our site in Runcorn, with some flexibility to work from home.  Occasional international travel, mainly throughout Europe, will be required.  

Are you a driver of Business Results, with a results orientated approach, with a sharp eye for detail?
To effectively take on this position, you need to be a person who has the ability to build positive working relations, with advanced analytical skills, consulting, methodological and previous project experience is essential.  You have proven experience within an international corporate setting, with an affinity for technology and the manufacturing industry.

Your Experience Profile should also include: 

  • Bachelor's or Master’s studies in the field of economics or finance, business administration, and or engineering.
  • Additionally you bring experience from the business consulting, finance and/or investment banking, strategic consulting to an equivalent role in the industry.
  • Your proven experience of between minimum 3-5 years within manufacturing, turnkey, or infrastructure environment within industry, energy or capital goods is preferred

Are you the one we are looking for?
NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.   Apply with your CV and personal letter via the link below, at latest  21 June 2023 
If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact : Emma Wilson, HR Manager UK by email:

About NKT
Offers a broad range of building wire, low- and medium-voltage power cable supporting both safety in the building sector and the European energy transition. NKT markets high-quality products exceeding high customer expectations and has developed ergonomic solutions that are easy to install. Here, you will join a diverse and international organization operating from five main production sites with strong market positions across Europe driven by customer centricity and a growth focus. 

At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology - designing, manufacturing and installing low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions and accessories that support the green transition. NKT is headquartered in Denmark, employs 4,500 people in more than 15 countries, and realized revenue of EUR 2,1 billion in 2022. We connect a greener world.

What we offer:

Remote work possibilities

Flexible working hours

Strong safety culture

Exciting career development opportunities

Global company & Scandinavian culture

Hightech industry environment

Key Account Manager

Anna is a key account manager at NKT. She started at NKT in the offers department, and was given the opportunity to expand her skills and move to the sales department where she is works today. She thinks NKT is a great place to work because it is a reputable and respected producer in the industry.

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