Strategy Manager

Full Time
9 / 04

We are looking for a passionate Strategy Manager to help develop the strategy for the club and run strategic projects.

Full description

Job Title – Strategy Manager

Location – Stamford Bridge

Hours – Permanent, 35 hours per week, 5 from 7

About Us:

As a member of the Chelsea team you will become part of a long and proud history in the heart of iconic west London, which dates back to the club’s founding in 1905. Since that time the club has won every major domestic and international trophy, being crowned English, European and world champions in the process.

Chelsea are a club which proudly strives to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch, as shown by the further success of our Women’s and Academy sides, as well as the excellent work in the community undertaken by the Chelsea Foundation, while engaging with our many supporters from a wide range of backgrounds at home in the UK and around the world.

If you’re motivated and want to help us win more trophies, you’ve got a place here at Chelsea!

What We’re Looking For:

We are looking for a passionate Strategy Manager to help develop the strategy for the club and run strategic projects. Duties include:

- Run Strategic projects to support business objectives, using a data driven approach

- This will include elements of:

  • Researching subject matter to get an understanding our landscape
  • Developing Business Cases, working alongside the finance team
  • Developing recommendations
  • Creating documentation to support decision making such as ExCo documents

- Developing a view of the strategic KPIs which we need to deliver against and supporting the tracking and communication of this to senior stakeholders

- Conduct ad-hoc tasks for ExCo members and Head of Strategy, such as the development of content for external audiences

Must Haves/qualified by demonstrable experience to the level required:

- Strong proven experience working in a strategy role or as a management consultant

- Excellent problem-solving skills and logical thinking

- Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and effectively manage multiple internal stakeholders who may have competing priorities

- Ability to plan and manage complex projects, utilising resources appropriately to ensure project deliverables are achieved to time

- Development and presentation of content for/to executive level audiences

What We Offer:

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Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

At Chelsea we recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths and we are taking positive action to ensure our existing colleagues and job applicants can fully be themselves and bring their own unique experiences and perspectives to Chelsea FC. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. 

If you need reasonable adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter, who will be able to advise and support you.

Chelsea FC and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups). We therefore require all successful applicants to complete a DBS Check prior to starting employment. Depending on the role, successful applicants may also be required to undergo other child protection screening where appropriate.


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