Director Corporate Strategy

ID
2022-16221
Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco | US-WY-Jackson | US-NY-New York

 

At First Republic, we care about our people. We offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking, and private wealth management. Founded in 1985, we believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued at First Republic. 

 

Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day.

The Corporate Strategy Director will be a key contributor on First Republic’s Corporate Strategy team, whose mission is to oversee the strategy process for First Republic. The small team works on the highest priorities for the company, positioning First Republic to lead on the energy transition, the future of flight, and precision health. The Corporate Strategy Director will work directly with the SVP, Strategy, senior executives, as well as leaders the business verticals, Information Systems, Data, Corporate Finance, Risk, in addition to a wide range of external experts and industry leaders outside the company.
Work from the team contributes directly to decision making by senior management and the Board of Directors.

 

 

What you’ll do as a Corporate Strategy Director:

  • Support and help write annual strategic planning process conducted at a corporate and business unit level.
  • Work with senior leaders to identify key priorities for the bank as a whole as well as business units. turn these priorities in action items, and coordinate their implementation either in a business unit or cross-functionally.
  • Develop coordinated roadmaps across the business units to understand, track, and help guide collaborative projects.
  • Identify areas of opportunity across the organization and articulate the business case for these opportunities.
  • Perform market research and analysis to support development of First Republic’s strategy around the energy transition, the future of flight, and precision health.
  • Work closely with senior leaders to develop strategy around macro themes including digital transformation, data architecture, and the future modality of delivering our exceptional client service.
  • Collaborate with Corporate Finance teams on organic value-creation opportunities
  • Draft presentation materials for use with First Republic’s Board of Directors and present to senior management.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • MBA preferred, bachelor’s degree required.
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in strategy, management consulting or operations leadership.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and command of strategic planning concepts and operational execution.
  • Strong analytical skills, with mature and independent judgment.
  • Proven organizational leadership and project management skills.
  • Ability to take undefined ideas and work cross-functionally to understand the situation, opportunity, root causes, and synthetize into a clear presentation of the opportunity, tradeoffs, benefits, and resourcing.
  • Ability to assimilate and analyze complex information from multiple sources, and to communicate effectively in writing and presentations to a wide range of audiences in clear, understandable language.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Outstanding communicator with excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work within a complex and fast-moving environment, to drive rigorous, fact-based recommendations to senior management.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information, exercises appropriate discretion and uses information appropriately.
  • Works ethically and with integrity aligned with organizational goals and values.
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit and treats others with respect.
  • Develops positive relationships and lead through influence with internal partners, build consensus and prioritize action and results.
  • Commitment to excellence and attention to detail.

 

We believe that a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas has and will continue to be fundamental to the future success of First Republic. 

 

If you are curious to learn more about this opportunity, we'd love to hear from you.

 

Job Demands:

  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.

 

Own your work and your career — apply now
Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career? If so, then come join us.

We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability — that’s the First Republic way.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In this regard, the Company makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in order to enable them to perform all essential job functions, unless doing so creates an undue hardship.

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