Invesco EMEA PowerShares Strategy, Planning & Execution Manager in London, United Kingdom


Our Company

PowerShares by Invesco is a leading provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) globally. Invesco is a global asset management firm with more than $830B* in assets under management. We provide our retail and institutional clients a diverse and comprehensive range of investment capabilities to help people get more out of life. Invesco is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (IVZ) and has about 7,000 employees in over 20 countries. (*As of March 31, 2017)

The Role * This is an excellent new role within our PowerShares business and based in our offices in Portman Square, London. This position is a critical enabler to the definition of our EMEA PowerShares strategy and its execution with a role spanning 4 main areas: *

  • Support the EMEA PowerShares Leadership team in the on-going definition of its strategy

  • Support the EMEA PowerShares Leadership team in its strategic communication, reporting, and engagement across Invesco

  • Facilitate adoption of an EMEA-wide approach where relevant

  • Support development of EMEA PowerShares Management Dashboards and reporting The EMEA PowerShares Strategic Planning & Execution Manager will be involved directly in the most strategic initiatives across Invesco’s EMEA PowerShares business and will strongly interact with its management team. In addition, it will be an integral member of EMEA Retail strategic planning team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the EMEA PowerShares Leadership team in the on-going definition of its strategy:
  • Drive strategic initiatives and assessments as they arise
  • Conduct market analysis across general and specific topics
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and changes
  • More broadly, ensure EMEA PowerShares strategy is well defined, resilient, and well communicated
  • Support the EMEA PowerShares Leadership team in its strategic communication and engagement across Invesco:
  • Support preparation of Board and Senior Invesco Leadership updates
  • Prepare regular EMEA executives and board update
  • Can act as a key point of contact for EMEA strategic or Global PowerShares initiatives impacting EMEA PowerShares
  • Enables adoption of an EMEA-wide approach where relevant :
  • Partners with Cross-Border Retail and UK Retail strategic planning team and EMEA Retail leaders where relevant to identify and act on potential opportunities to adopt an EMEA-wide approach
  • Support development of EMEA PowerShares Management Dashboards and reporting
  • Continuously review and reshape as needed management dashboards and metrics across Invesco’s EMEA PowerShares
  • Partners with other teams (e.g., Finance) to ensure appropriate MI is developed
  • Oversee on-going production / execution of management dashboards and metrics



Key Requirements


  • Proven experience working within the investment management sector and/ or financial services industry and/or management consulting
  • Strong background in strategic and/or Financial planning
  • Project management experience desirable
  • Demonstrated prior experience of working in a highly networked environment in partnership mindset
  • Skills in financial and business analysis
  • Ability to deliver high-quality presentations and analytical reports
  • Very good knowledge of the asset management industry

Personal Attributes Required

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Ability to influence others and generate followership and impact across functions without direct hierarchical authority. Able to be assertive and resilient when needed
  • Ability to form a conviction and articulate it
  • Ability to grow in a leadership position
  • Displays energy and drive and is results focused
  • Adaptive and responsive to changes in client needs and the industry environment

Qualifications Required

  • Master degree level or equivalent, ideally with relevant business management/financial/operational qualifications. Potentially Master in Business Administration

FCA Training and Competence (UK Only)*: *

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The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.


Job: Corporate and Administrative Services

Primary Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa-United Kingdom-London-London-43-45 Portman Square

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 20148