Manager Corporate Strategy

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Job Description

About the job

It’s an exciting time to work for Etihad Airways and in particular our Finance function; we’ve grown from a national carrier to a global aviation group, transforming the industry through creativity and innovation with a clear drive to optimize commercial value whilst delivering exceptional products and services to our guests.

The purpose of the Corporate Strategy team is to drive the development, alignment, and execution of corporate strategy across EY, aligning with the Board’s mandate and corporate vision.

This individual will be part of the team supporting this, and as a result will be responsible for tracking a subset of the business area scorecards, of profitability improvement initiatives, of materials for Board and other external stakeholder communication and subsidiaries’ performance. Further to that, individual is expected to deep dive in strategic topics as required, including structuring the problem, contributing to the design of the plan to address it, and monitoring/ supporting the drive of its implementation, raising flags as adequate. As a result, the role requires strong problem solving and analytical skills, financial literacy, oral and verbal communication skills, incl. preparing high quality communication materials, and the ability to manage multiple stakeholders across multiple areas.

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, master’s degree Desired, preferably in Finance or Management.
  • Strong business acumen and an analytical approach to problem-solving, leveraging data analysis and financial insights to drive structured and informed decision-making
  • Ability to deliver high quality reports and presentations paying attention to detail, ready for the review of senior team members
  • Talent for developing compelling and concise storylines, and materializing them in well thought through slides/communication materials
  • Collaborative workstyle, through close dialogue and communication with team and key stakeholders
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills, with a large toolbox of visualisation tools/techniques
  • Preferably 2-3 years airline domain experience, and ideally bring experience from other sectors such as Retail or Hospitality
  • At least 5 years functional experience including consulting, strategy, financial roles
Abu Dhabi