Our client is a leading global firm in the Agri space.
This role is based in Singapore. The primary function of this position is to (i) actively support business lines in defining their strategy and implementing strategic projects; and (ii) Support the deputy Head of Strategy and the Chief Strategy Officer in the (i) definition (ii) Implementation and (ii) communication of the group’s strategy
Lead cross-functional strategic projects. Example of strategic projects include new market analysis, identifying growth path for existing businesses, assessing new business opportunities for the group in given regions / countries, assessment of business diversification potential etc.
In support of Business Development and M&A activities of the group, undertake industry research, financial analysis, investment synthesis and strategic due diligence on companies
Maintain a continual awareness of the industry, emerging trends and opportunities including but not limited to competition, changes in customer preference, and improvements in technology
Cultivate and establish network and relationships with companies, corporate partners and other relevant institutions
Leverage on market/customer research, trends, and competitor info to produce market and competitors analysis and communicate analytical findings to management and business lines heads in a cohesive manner
Provide further insight into the group’s overall strategy
Refresh corporate strategy and vision from time to time and help communicating both to within the organisation
Guide business lines’ management in evaluating long term strategic direction / options and value creation initiatives
Define the strategic direction and priorities
Lead development of key strategic planning processes, define resources and inputs to refresh and execute annual strategy plan
Closely collaborate and build strong relationships with key business leaders to define the strategic pillars for their departments and help to define key initiatives which will drive commercial results.
Develop structured and substantiated materials to articulate strategy plan to stakeholders such as Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team
Work closely with the Research team to shape relevant industry analysis and development of market insights
Participate actively in the preparation of timely, high-quality reports and materials for the EVP of Strategy & Business Development, CEO, and other senior management
Minimum 10 years experience
Strategy Consulting background from MBB, Big 4 or Tier 2 Consulting
Strong strategy development and execution professional experience
Experience in the Agri sector
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
Strong communicator who is comfortable working with senior leaders and broad set of stakeholders
Excellent interpersonal skills, foster strong relationships and ability to influence others