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American Express

2021 Amex Strategy – Full-Time Analyst
Competitive
Location London
Starts Sep 2021
Deadline 31 Oct 2020

Become a Strategy Analyst

How should American Express continue innovating to remain a global leader in the dynamic Payments and FinTech industries? Our team is at the forefront of pioneering change.

Location: London

What you will be doing

About Amex Strategy

Amex Strategy (Strategic Planning Group) is the Company’s enterprise strategy and internal consulting division. Amex Strategy serves as a key partner to senior leaders, the executive team, and the CEO, providing thought leadership and an external perspective on the most critical strategic initiatives and pressing challenges facing the Company.

An Analyst role with Amex Strategy offers unparalleled exposure to senior leadership and the unique opportunity to work across all business lines – while developing strategy and leadership skills through individualised coaching and a formal training curriculum. As a member of Amex Strategy, you will be part of a small project team working on the Company’s toughest challenges and biggest opportunities, while seeing first-hand how the impact of your solutions shapes the Company’s growth. You will work on broad range of projects while collaborating with diverse and talented colleagues within the close-knit team and broader Company.

Amex Strategy also serves as a talent-pipeline for future leaders at American Express. We host and encourage frequent networking with our team’s expansive alumni network, featuring many senior executives that began their careers in the Amex Strategy team.

What can you expect as an Analyst in Amex Strategy?

  • You will be part of a project team and contribute to all aspects including scoping, problem structuring, analysis, research and presentations
  • You will perform complex analyses and rigorous research to develop insights and solutions for the Company’s most critical strategic priorities
  • You will engage business unit leaders and company executives to develop and present implementable solutions, and provide thought partnership and strategic counsel
  • You will build a strong network and a deeper understanding of the Company through project work and networking events with senior leaders
    You will enjoy team-wide social events, trainings, happy hours, and lunches

What you will have

Here are the skills and experiences we are looking for. Do these describe you?

  • You are a final year of full-time undergraduate program; expected graduation May 2021 or sooner
  • You have strong problem-solving abilities and quantitative aptitude; intellectual curiosity
  • You have the ability to drive change, impact, and be adaptable to a wide range of situations
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills – ability to collaborate effectively in a team
  • You have strong professional presence; effective communication and presentation skills
    You have a track record of results and desire for continual improvement

Why American Express

Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. If you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here. We are proud to encourage diversity and celebrate this at work. We truly believe that it is diversity of thought, perspective and experience that pushes us to make better decisions. Everyone in the company is actively listened to, and we value perspectives from across the board.

Equal Opportunities Statement

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or any other status protected by law. If you require any assistance with the completion of this process or need any reasonable adjustments to be made then please contact the Campus Recruitment Team on ask.campus.emea@aexp.com This role may be subject to additional background verification checks.

Learn more about American Express

We are American Express

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.