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Strategy Planning & Business Development, Sr. Manager

Location

China, Shanghai

Posted Date

04/02/2019

Job ID

CN2061

Category

Business Management

Language

Are you passionate about shaping the strategic agenda for our rapidly growing China market group?

Use your experience from a top-tier management consultant company in a challenging and highly visible position in the LEGO Group.

Core Responsibilities

•Act as strategy partner to the SVP of the China market group, supporting them in shaping and delivering their holistic agenda
•Lead cross-functional teams to plan and implement key strategic, commercial and organisational projects across the market group, working in close collaboration with the Global Business Development team to cascade global priorities
•Lead and facilitate the MG leadership team into definition and deployment of the annual business priorities, including deployment tracking and follow-up on key initiatives
•Constructively challenge stakeholders and provide strategic sparring to market group leaders on strategic challenges / issues to improve leadership decisions
•Own the market group leadership team meeting cadence and agenda, ensuring correct strategic focus and follow-up to ensure traction
•Analyse and assess future trends (threats and opportunities) in the marketplace to drive the strategic agenda, solve ad hoc analytical assignments, prepare presentations and decision documents
•Play active role in Global Business Development team, including taking part in global initiatives, cascading global direction, team capability-building and knowledge/insights-sharing

Play your part in our team succeeding

•The role reports to the Head of Global Business Development and forms part of a team of 6 colleagues who all act as strategy partners to the heads of LEGOs market groups globally
•We ensure a coherent and clear implementation of the global LEGO priorities and commercial projects in our markets, while also leading the market group leadership teams in definition and implementation of the strategic priorities critical to our regions.

Do you have what it takes?

•Hold an Bachelor or above degree in marketing, finance, economics or similar with excellent results
•Have 4+ years of experience from a top-tier management consulting company
•Have 2+ years of business development experience from a similar role, ideally in the Retail/FMCG/CPG industry
•Have top-notch quantitative and analytical skills that allow you to extract logic, insights and meaningful conclusions from complex business problems
•Are bold, entrepreneurial and commercially savy
•Have excellent communication skills, allowing you to structure documents and quantitative analysis as well as PowerPoint presentations for executive level communication
•Fluency in written and spoken Mandarin Chinese & English

Join the global LEGO family

The LEGO® Group recruits and develops people entirely on merit. If you are confident you have what it takes to succeed in this role – and you share our commitment to creativity, collaboration, and quality – use the APPLY NOW button above or below. Please remember to attach your application and current CV.

BRINGING IT TO LIFE

“This position is a fantastic opportunity for building a holistic understanding of the company’s global strategy, while simultaneously shaping the strategic priorities for the LEGO Group’s fastest growing market groups, China”

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