Details

Contract

Full-Time

Location

Tokyo, Japan

Department

PMI Strategy

Openings

1

Job ID

57859608

Mandatory Requirements: • At least 8-10 years’ work experience in strategy roles, preferably including Management / Senior Management tenure in top Strategy Consulting firms. • Previous experience leading strategy, projects and company-wide transformation in dynamic consumer industries (e.g., Fast Moving / Durable Consumer Goods, Retail, Pharm…); Head of Strategy / Head of Business Development or similar positions as reference. • Bilingual proficiency in Japanese and English. ======================================= PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Delivering a Smoke Free Future! 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. The Manager Strategy & Program Delivery drives strategy, program architecture, portfolio management and Long-Range Plan in market. Moreover, The Manager Strategy & Program Delivery drives New Ways of Working in market and support project delivery across. ACCOUNTABILITIES Strategy • Orchestrate, drive, and implement market strategy development and alignment across functions; identify interdependencies and seek for efficiency. • Shape and articulate a compelling strategic narrative to be consistently reflected in all documents. • Run and facilitate strategic planning process in close cooperation and alignment with RHQ and OC Program Architecture • Identify key strategic projects and initiatives that are instrumental to bring strategy to life. • Orchestrate and coordinate program architecture required to deliver the strategy and ensure market deployment following structured methodology. • Design and deliver an optimal OGSCM tracking methodology to ensure continuous monitoring of the progresses of execution vs. plans both at aggregate level in the market and at functional level. Business Planning • Develop key insights on Long Range Plan drivers in close collaboration with Market Finance, RHQ and in full alignment with OC LRP processes; contribute to LRP preparation with other stakeholders. • Support generation and synthesizing market-level competitive intelligence and trends. Business Development • Contribute ideas and insights to Business Development initiatives that could unlock incremental growth (e.g., market expansion, new channels, partnerships). Engagement and Self-Development • Set high expectations against objectives to drive individual performance. • Actively work with S&PD / other functions and promote cross-functional learnings. People Management • Lead and develop key competencies of team members by providing guidance and constructive feedback to foster both personal and professional development. • Develop direct reports to ensure readiness for functional growth or cross-functional movement in a highly rotating environment. Stakeholders’ Management and Presentations • Lead the interaction with Japanese affiliate management team on strategy related topics. • Lead preparation and deliver executive presentations (e.g., strategy reviews, management updates) to Japanese affiliate management team / MD. • Lead the preparation of presentations to PMI senior management. REQUIREMENTS Work Experience • At least 8-10 years’ work experience in strategy roles, preferably including Management / Senior Management tenure in top Strategy Consulting firms. • Previous experience leading strategy, projects and company-wide transformation in dynamic consumer industries (e.g., Fast Moving / Durable Consumer Goods, Retail, Pharm…); Head of Strategy / Head of Business Development or similar positions as reference. Education • College/University with a master’s degree in Finance / Business Economics / Marketing / Statistics. Other Skills / Function Specifics • English and Japanese language fluency. • High performer with future GM leadership potential. • Top-end strategic problem solving, analytical and structure mindset, large-scale program delivery. • 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 and corporate strategy/line leadership in leading firms. • High gravitas, strong influencer, collaborator and highly soft skilled professional with self-awareness and capability to read the room in multinational cultural environment. 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 www.pmi.com and www.pmiscience.com. PMJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. #LI-WA1 #LI-DNP LI-DNI

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