Updated: May 18, 2022
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Drive strategy, program architecture, portfolio management and Long-Range Plan in market. Drive New Ways of Working in market and support project delivery across.
Strategy - Drive market strategy development and alignment across functions; identify inter-dependencies and seek for efficiencies. Run and facilitate strategic planning process in close cooperation and alignment across different functions.
Program architecture - Prepare local strategy to ensure delivery of company results - As an integrated POC for strategic projects, ensure market deployment following structured methodology - Roll-out strategy in the market and at the functional level
Business Planning - Work closely with Financial Planning to develop strategy Plan in close collaboration with HQ and in full alignment with planning processes - Manage implementation of KPI framework anchored on global principles - Generate and synthesize market-level competitive intelligence with other functions
Business Development - Contribute ideas and insights to Business Development initiatives around increasing market expansion, establishing new channels, and building new partnerships that contribute to overall business and commercial objectives
Project execution / efficiency management Lead selected key projects; drive continuous improvement initiatives and lead the development of tools/ processes to increase quality of work while mastering all relevant systems.
People Management Lead and develop key competencies of team members by providing guidance and constructive feedback to foster both personal and professional development. Ensure transfer of knowledge in a highly rotating environment.
Management presentations Lead the preparation of executive presentations of strategy reviews and management updates supporting MD and management team.
Core Skills and Requirements:
Master’s or bachelor’s degree in Finance / Business Economics / Marketing / Statistics
5-10 years work experience in Managerial position leading strategy & projects
Top-end strategic problem solving and large scale program delivery skills gained in major transformations
Very strong analytics and numerical problem solving capability - Ideally spike in commercial (sales and marketing) transformations, digital, go-to-market, commercial partnership development in FMCG but also other consumer services sectors
Mix of consulting experience in leading strategy firm and corporate development/ strategy/ line leadership in major corporate
High gravitas, strong influencer and collaborator