RISE TO THE CHALLENGE
We are seeking for a talented, experienced and results-driven professional to join the Business Planning team, based in Kuala Lumpur office.
As part of this team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of Philip Morris Malaysia’s corporate business strategy by providing meaningful analysis on the industry and competitor activities to anticipate future trends. You will participate or lead projects to drive value creation and grow our business. In addition you will provide the support required and lead reporting at a market level to the Region and Global Operations Center. This role reports to the Manager, Business Planning.
This is a unique opportunity to:
Be part of a world-class multinational company and the global industry leader, in a role that will present you with outstanding professional challenges, learning opportunities and career growth;
Understand our consumer and deliver meaningful value to the business.
Be part in an organization that promotes diversity, growth and an equal-opportunity employer.
Be part of Equal-Salary Certified Employer.
Work with the Manager to coordinate development of our corporate business strategy and ensure alignment of plans, goals and objectives across all teams and departments.
Responsible for preparing industry, volume and market share forecasts using forward-looking assumptions and business plans for scenario planning.
Conduct, both proactively and on request, in-depth macro-level analyses of a variety of topics using related datasets to test business hypotheses and support decision making by Management Team.
Maintain a comprehensive, running analysis of industry trends and competitor activities to highlight issues and trends; and provide recommendations backed by data-driven insights into future trends and market behaviors.
Work closely with Financial Planning and other teams to prepare business plans, targets and assumptions for the Budget and Rolling Forecasts.
Measure and track actual performance against targets; and publish management reports to effectively communicate business results and areas of achievement or underperformance in a clear and succinct manner.
Manage the regular reporting of industry highlights and business performance to the Region and Global Operations Center.
Contribute, as requested, to business development and performance improvement projects.
Respond, as requested, to ad-hoc requests from the Managing Director, Management Team, and other teams within the business.
Essential Skills and competencies:
At least 5 years’ experience within Finance, Business Planning, preferably in a corporate, global environment.
Demonstrate strong analytical, business-acumen and problem-solving skills.
Detailed-oriented and ability to multi-task.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Enthusiastic and ambitious self-starter with a strong drive for results.
Ability to embrace complexity, ambiguity and able to translate opportunities to experiment and simplify.
Demonstrates a strong curiosity to learn, sense of urgency, agility and a genuine commitment to revolutionizing the industry.
Holds a BA in Accounting or Finance. Professional membership (ACCA, CPA, CIMA, MIA) is highly desirable.