Tokyo, Japan


PMI Strategy



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*mandatory requirements: fully bilingual in English and Japanese with extensive experience in the FMCG industry PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Philip Morris is leading the transformation of our industry with Reduced Risk Products. We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. The intent is to help every smoker to stop or switch to a less harmful alternative. This is our smoke free future mission. As we transform our industry, so we are transforming our business to be more consumer focused, innovative, forward leaning, and agile. Sr. Analyst, Commercial Insights & Analytics executes the process of defining, gathering, analyzing, and distributing accurate, relevant, timely and actionable information about consumer, brands, trade channels, competitors, and business environment to ensure sound business and commercial decisions are made to achieve the company’s objectives. On top of that, contributes to the team to drive common understanding of current commercial performance, analyze, and communicate key drivers of business and provide recommendations that enable better decision-making for the business. ACCOUNTABILITIES Accountability 1: Identify business needs and strategy. Work closely with supervisor to define and anticipate business needs to enable regular trend tracking and measurement of commercial initiatives against strategic priorities and enablers. Analyze company performance and against competitors. Accountability 2: Analyze, communicate & recommend - CC + RRP categories' including competitors point of views. Work closely with supervisor to: • Perform detailed data analysis, data validation and identify data quality issues. • Analyze and communicate actual performance regularly and ad-hoc. • Gather insights, analyze & share findings, incorporate/advise to adjust strategy accordingly. • Provide actionable, strategically focused, evidence-based insights and recommendations to functions and management. • Work closely with other functions to ensure plans deployed are data-driven. Accountability 3: Data analytics development. Work closely with supervisor and: • Identify external partners capable to develop data analytics solutions. • Contribute to data analytics development projects in-line with timelines and quality levels. Accountability 4: Engagement and Self-development. • Set high expectations against objectives to drive individual performance. • Actively work with members in S&PD / other functions • Ensure learnings are shared across teams to enhance experience and consumer, brand, and business. Accountability 5: Compliance. • Carry out all the activities ensuring that PMI Compliance Policies, standards, and laws relating to these activities are fully respected, integrated and understood by stakeholders, and implement adequate processes to ensure the protection of information of a confidential nature. REQUIREMENTS A minimum of 7 years of experience in data analytics, reporting or business intelligence. • Advanced understanding of commercial/market-based analytics. • Advanced understanding of using Excel to process data and cleansing for analysis. Include Power Query, VLOOKUP, and pivot table. • Advanced in translate hard data and finding to non-technical audience with actionable insights, and support decision making. • Advanced in understanding the business questions and translating into data requirements. Define scope, objectives, and deliverables. • Strategic thinking, networking, influencing & communication skills. • Exceptional attention to continuous effort to provide the high quality of service to clients. • Passionate in keeping pace with analytics industry, including new technologies, new methodologies. • Fluency in Japanese (must) and English (business level) EDUCATION • College/University Master’s or bachelor’s degree in quantitative degrees (e.g. economics, mathematics, statistics, physics or engineering) JOIN A GLOBAL MARKET LEADER PMI is the world’s leading international tobacco company, with six of the world's top 15 international brands and products sold in more than 180 markets. In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, including the number one global cigarette brand, and other tobacco products, PMI is engaged in the development and commercialization of Reduced-Risk Products (“RRPs”). RRPs is the term we use to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. We have a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. Because our RRPs do not burn tobacco, they produce far lower quantities of harmful and potentially harmful compounds than found in cigarette smoke. For more information, see and PMJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  #LI-WA1 #LI-DNP #LI-DNI