Tokyo, Japan


PMI Strategy



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Position Title: Manager Strategy Organization Unit: Strategy & Program Delivery Location: Tokyo Reporting Manager: Manager Strategy & Program Delivery Purpose of the Position: Drive strategy, program architecture, portfolio management and Long-Range Plan in market. Drive New Ways of Working in market and support project delivery across. Accountabilities • Strategy - Drive market strategy development and alignment across functions; identify interdepencies 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 S&PD projects, ensure market deployment following structured methodology - Roll-out OGSM in the market and at the functional level • Business Planning - Work closely with Financial Planning to develop Long Range Plan in close collaboration with RHQ and in full alignment with OC LRP processes - Manage implementation of KPI framework anchored on OGSM 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. [SKILLS and COMPTENCIES] • 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