Principal Strategy Manager
Level I
Posted on 2/1/2024
Skyscanner

1,001-5,000 employees

Skyscanner operates as a trips meta-search engine company.
Company Overview
Skyscanner’s mission is to lead the global transformation to modern and sustainable travel with their website that helps travelers plan and book in a straightforward and speedy process. The company is committed to simplifying the traveling process by aggregating millions of traveling options varying from flight, hotel, and car transport selections.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$197.2M

Founded

2003

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

7%

2 year growth

21%
Locations
Edinburgh, UK
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • Proven experience of strategic impact through strategic consultancy
  • Outstanding communication skills, able to gain consensus and approval up to board level
  • Proficiency in developing strategic cases that justify investments, changes, or central initiatives by outlining potential benefits, risks, and returns
  • Data driven and highly analytical
  • Experience working & leading across cross-functional teams, setting clear objectives, and helping craft strategic direction to bring out the very best in their colleagues
Responsibilities
  • Understand travel landscape & competitors
  • Develop market intelligence within the business, translating insights into meaningful recommendations
  • Collaborate and work within the strategy team to identify business opportunities
  • Apply data-driven insights to prepare clear and impactful business proposals
  • Conduct research and data analysis to comprehend the current market context
  • Drive business-wide & comprehensive understanding of the wider marketplace
  • Collaborate with different disciplines to secure buy-in and build effective relationships
  • Navigate ambiguity and provide clear recommendations and next steps up to board level
  • Contribute to and manage our exec and board level communications on our progress against strategic ambitions
  • Manage strategic planning cadence to maximize development and evolution of strategic thinking in the business
  • Translate insights into meaningful outputs that enhance the company’s strategic position
  • Understand our position within the market and recommend necessary pivots
  • Recommend initiatives that minimize risks and contribute to achieving long-term company ambitions
Desired Qualifications
  • An innovator who can help define future strategy based on trends, market context, and technological developments and connect this with future commercial landscapes
  • A passion for travel