Strategy Principal

  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Apr 13

Position description

For over a 100 years, Boeing has been making the impossible, possible. From producing a single canvas-and-wood airplane to transforming how we fly over oceans and into the stars, Boeing has become the world's largest aerospace company. And we're just getting started; especially in the UK.

A wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company and a business unit of Boeing Defence, Space and Security, Boeing Defence UK Ltd. (BDUK), currently has employees at 18 locations throughout the UK.

The individual selected will contribute to strategic planning activities across a multi-million dollar business. The candidate will work with ad hoc project teams made up of functional experts, sales & marketing specialists and business unit representatives, focusing on developing strategy to action plans. The successful candidate should have an understanding of the bigger strategic picture and have the ability to deep dive key strategic and tactical issues, be able to work independently to generate strategic analysis and the ability to prepare and present insights from this analysis to executives within the business. The candidate must also be able to work collaboratively across organizational and functional boundaries on a daily basis. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Evaluating market trends, the competitive landscape, and overall customer environment
  • Contributing to the development of new and innovative strategies and business models, through the creation of value propositions and value chains, benchmarking and gap analysis, market assessment, competitive intelligence gathering and business case creation
  • Collaborating in the annual strategic planning process, including evaluation of future investment and potential financial returns
  • Securing, segmenting and synthesizing data and information to support development and delivery of key strategic insights
  • Partnering with other Boeing functions to successfully complete deliverables. 6) Preparing executive-quality strategy presentations
  • Supporting inorganic analysis and target setting as required
  • Shaping domestic and international go to market strategies.


  • Clear, effective and organized written communications, the ability to defend strategic assumptions and analysis through critical reviews and debate, ability to contribute to building business cases for new concepts and growth ideas 
  • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint and the ability to generate insights from quantitative and qualitative data to explain implications on business strategy
  • Should have an understanding of the bigger long term strategic picture, but also have the ability to deep-dive into the key strategic and tactical approaches for business divisions
  • Able to work collaboratively across organizational boundaries and time zones on a daily basis
  • Inform decision making and solutions through the application of strategy principles, techniques, methods, theories, and concepts
  • Must be a critical thinker, curious, creative and able to influence change with facts and data across a global and dynamic environment
  • Qualified candidates will have knowledge of the Aerospace & Defense industry, the UK MoD, and emerging defense & security technologies.

This role will be virtual / teleworker, with the Boeing Westminster office as the Boeing reporting location.


Relevant Bachelor's and / or a Master's degree (Business, International Relations, Economics, Engineering, Science or Political Science, Mathematics, Computer Science), with related work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in at least one of these areas: Long-term strategy, business strategic and financial planning, strategic development, market intelligence, and/or merger & acquisition analysis.

Qualified candidates will also have knowledge of the Aerospace & Defence industry, the UK MoD and emerging Defence & Security technologies. 

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