Lausanne, Switzerland


PMI Strategy



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Strategy & Program Delivery Manager Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to deliver a smoke-free future. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. As the Strategy & Program Delivery Manager in this group, you will collaborate with our business leaders to develop business strategy and deploy corporate initiatives across PMI. This highly visible position will give you the opportunity to be exposed to different leaders and stakeholders across the whole of the business. The scope of the role means that this is a tremendous growth and development opportunity for the right candidate. Specific Responsibilities Include: • Scope, drive and manage key strategic projects in alignment with PMI corporate strategy across the organization for our business leaders: strategic projects cover commercial, product development, new businesses, new market entry, new business model development, growth hacking and profitability improvements o Drive end to end strategic project design and execution (briefing, scoping, timelines, streams results, steering committee updates, stakeholder management) solving core business problems for functions/markets/regions/business category o Lead intellectual agenda, structure, and drive complex problem solving as core part of the strategy project o Drive the execution by mastering fact-based analyses, financials, competitive intelligence, consumer insights, route to market insights and by identifying, facilitating recommendations to achieve optimal solutions o Get buy in on recommendations and translate strategic choices into actions by communicating and pitching to a large set of key stakeholders, with synthesis and with a bias for action Critical Capabilities: • Outstanding strategic thinking, problem solving and analytics capabilities, united to a proven track record of scoping and delivering complex strategy projects requiring senior stakeholders’ management in a fast-paced environment • Ability and passion to drive change in large and complex organizations and ability to manage ambiguity, delivering under uncertainty • Entrepreneurial, biased to action and roll-up-your-sleeves mindset with a high degree of assertiveness and independence, balanced with maintaining highly collaborative and agile ways of working, able to facilitate team meetings and drive tangible outcomes, motivating a diverse and international team of stakeholders Requirements • Comprehensive strategy development toolkit (industry analytics, consumer insight, strategy development, business plan development, financial modelling) • Ideally 5-8 years total experience: o Experience in strategy consulting - Minimum 2-3 years in McKinsey, Bain or BCG or comparable strategy consulting environments in an analyst/consultant/engagement manager position- o additional consumer goods or retail, consumer electronics, retail financial services, telecom, and fashion a plus • Curiosity, international experience, cultural openness, and command of English are essential with further language capabilities being a plus Preferred Requirements • STEM + MBA &/or Financial background + MBA What we offer • We genuinely care about our people, and we show this through living out our Employee Brand every day. It is what connects every colleague in every market. • In additional to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer a fantastic office environment and look to ensure you have the best work-life balance possible. • Our success depends on the people who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our size and scale provide endless opportunities to progress. Philip Morris International: Delivering a Smoke-Free Future Philip Morris International (PMI) is leading a transformation in the tobacco industry to create a smoke-free future and ultimately replace cigarettes with smoke-free products to the benefit of adults who would otherwise continue to smoke, society, the company and its shareholders. PMI is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smoke-free products and associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside the U.S. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a much better choice than continuing to smoke. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities and scientific substantiation, PMI aims to ensure that its smoke-free products meet adult consumer preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements. PMI’s smoke-free IQOS product portfolio includes heat-not-burn, nicotine-containing vapor products and soon more offering. As of January 2022, PMI estimates that approximately 20 million adult smokers around the world have already stopped smoking and switched to PMI’s heat-not-burn product, available for sale in 50+ markets in key cities or nationwide under the IQOS brand. For more information, please visit and #Lijobs