Strategic Planning Manager

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Job Summary

  • Shanghai
  • Permanent
  • Ref ID: BBBH821798
  • 25 Nov 2022
  • Competitive

Job Description

Strategic Planning Sr Manager role - Retail

Strategic Planning process

  • Contribute to Strategic Business Planning (SBP) process and business growth startegy plan.
  • Drive and facilitate the Store Development Strategy and financial planning (top-line and P&L)
  • Support other regular and ad-hoc strategic planning activities (e.g., market visits, workshops, individual briefings)
  • Project Management

Competencies:

  • Solid business sense and critical-thinking ability- able to solve problems using both conventional judgment and ad-hoc analysis
  • Advanced analytic skills- both quantitative (e.g., financial modeling, data analysis) and qualitative (e.g., market trends, competitor analysis)
  • Very strong communication skills- written and spoken English
  • Expert MS Excel users- advanced excel user trained and experienced in complex modeling of financials (i.e. P&L, bottom up revenue forecasts)
  • Expert MS PowerPoint user- advanced PowerPoint & ThinkCell user with high level story telling abilities
  • Mature and credible interpersonal skills- able to quickly build trust and act as an influencer across the organization
  • Customer service orientation- a focus on user needs
  • Entrepreneurial- proactively defines goals and attacks them with creativity
  • Willingness to learn- a drive to learn about all aspects of the business and develop general management competency

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4-8 years of general business experience (ideally in more than one business function); equivalent experience in leading management consulting firm with strategic planning experience
  • Experience with a global retail/ consumer goods brand or retailer is preferred
  • Expert Power Point & ThinkCell user
  • Advanced Excel modelling ability
  • Basic statistics knowledge
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English

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