La Défense, France


PMI Strategy



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Strategy & Program Delivery Manager F/H La Défense, Paris 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 one clear purpose – to deliver a smoke-free future. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in electronics industry that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. This is the driving force for our bold new vision to replace cigarettes with a revolutionary portfolio of alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, with fast access to subject experts and commercial decision-makers. If you’re creative, courageous, and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free and beyond nicotine-future, your work could help accelerate the end of cigarettes. Your ‘day to day’ As a Strategy & Program Delivery (S&PD) Manager, you will support the development and execution of strategy and governance, lead portfolio management, and collaborate with partners to perform data collection, analysis and reporting, long-range planning, and decision-making. You will also establish & enable organizational change platforms and programs (e.g., transition to PBO) for key customers while building the organization’s capabilities to transform business needs. Your key responsibilities include: 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. Specifically, you will enjoy the opportunity to : 1. Help shape strategies for Philip Morris France: - Contribute to the creation of multi-category strategies. Examples might include strategic studies to identify opportunities, analysis of trends, assessing growth drivers, and defining must-win-battles that contribute to the creation of market’s strategic roadmap; - Driving OGSM preparation, cascade, tracking and performance management. In particular, supporting the development and finalization of market leaders’ OGSMs, providing necessary guidance to management so that key parts of market OGSM are cascaded consistently across the business, tracking market OGSM’s performance, and proposing actions with key stakeholders on an ongoing basis. 2. Drive regular review of the business’ project portfolio: - Ensure that Philip Morris France’s project portfolio is fully in-line with what needs to be executed for delivering market strategy and providing the impact required to achieve market’s OGSMs; - Challenge and define resource allocation based on key strategic priorities and conduct regular reviews of resource allocation across market’s project portfolio. 3. Scope, drive and manage key strategic projects for our business leaders and in alignment with Philip Morris France strategy. Examples might include commercial initiatives and business model development, new businesses or new market entry, growth hacking and profitability improvements: - 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; - Lead intellectual agenda, structure, and drive complex problem solving as core part of the strategy project; - Drive the execution by mastering fact-based analyses, financials, competitive intelligence, consumer insights, route to market insights and by identifying, and facilitating recommendations to achieve optimal solutions; - 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. 4. Foster competitive intelligence: Collect and analyze data and intelligence on competitors from various sources. Develop insights and work with the market management team to adjust market’s strategies, pricing, project portfolio, resource allocation, etc. Critical Capabilities 1. 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. 2. 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. Who we’re looking for: • 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 French and English are essential with further language capabilities being a plus Preferred Requirements • STEM + MBA &/or financial background + MBA What we offer Our success depends on our talented employees who come to work here every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. 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 staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. Take pride in delivering our promise to society to deliver a smoke-free future.