Head of Strategy - Loyalty

Ho Chi Minh City Permanent USD60,000 - USD72,000 per year
  • Newly launched business in Vietnam
  • High exposure position to CEO

About Our Client

Our client is a well-known player in the field with high number of users and strong eco system. They are expanding their market and business in Vietnam. They are looking for a strategic right-hand person for CEO and driving for their business overall growth.

Job Description

Your responsibility:● Act as confidant and sparring partner to the CEO on the company's strategic priorities. Be an extension and filter in the information funnel;

● Lead cross-functional strategic initiatives, facilitate special projects, and ensure action items are executed on behalf of the CEO and executive team;

● Manage organisational OKRs framework and develop new KPIs / dashboards.

● Prepare, build and run cadence for leadership meetings, board meetings, and leadership off-sites, including structuring and helping to deliver company-wide communication;

● Improve collaboration between broader management team on cross-functional projects - facilitating and promoting integrated project management;

● Develop and update the strategies on a periodic cadence, including identifying and prioritizing major cross-functional initiatives by synthesizing:

o Internal business performance and competencies

o External trends (market, customer, competitor, regulatory, technological etc)

● Lead the strategic planning work stream which includes setting up the strategic objective, resource allocations, and other relevant aspects of the planning-to-execution metrics; and ensure follow-through of the functional deliverables via discussions, updates and action-tracking

● Track and analyze KPIs related to all initiatives and quickly build countermeasures closely working with cross-functional and cross Sovico group entity teams

● Bridge business opportunities with product development via a keen grasp of the business imperatives and clear understanding of the possibilities and / or limitations of technology and regulatory framework

● Lead the development of experimental business opportunities including development of baseline capabilities, definition of the parameters of success, and ensuring smooth transition to operations

● Align company organizational structure to achieve strategic objectives including identification of internal capabilities to be developed or strengthened

● Assess proposals for all major initiatives to ensure judicious investment of company resources in line with strategic direction.

● Actively and independently engage with senior executives to identify new opportunities and to seek alignment on strategic priorities

● Influence a high-performance company culture by challenging critical business assumptions and encouraging cross-functional collaboration

● Drive coherence across functions and business units in order to achieve strategic objectives, including with product, engineering, operations, partnerships function

The Successful Applicant

Successful Applicants:A. Qualifications & Working experience:

● BA/BSc or above in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics or any related field is highly desirable

● 7+ years experience in strategy consulting, investment banking, private equity or being a (strategy) operator in a high-growth scale-up; 3+years in similar capacity

● Having experience in Loyalty Program or digital business/ digital banking/ e-commerce is a plus, as is experience with scaling digital products (in a corporate venture or startup setting)

● Excellent stakeholder management skills

B. Skills & Personal Attributes:

● Have an entrepreneurial and results-oriented mindset, with the ability to set clear strategic direction and efficiently deliver results

● Motivated by contributing to making a difference for customers as well as the growth of the business through the scaling of the loyalty business

● A proactive, can-do attitude and agile mindset

● Excellent communication and people skills, with ability to lead dialogue with senior executives

● Ability to lead individuals as well as cross-functional teams in common, strategic direction

● Highly responsible and effective, proactive, versatile, and action-oriented; have excellent communication skills; think critically and strategically, and be able to implement complex projects collaboratively

● A big-picture thinker who is detail-oriented

● Ability to perform under pressure in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

What's on Offer

What's in the Offer?

An opportunity to build your own team and legacy with the growth of business.

Good remuneration package

Contact
Tram Tran
Quote job ref
JN-082022-5711460

Job summary

Function
Banking & Financial Services
Specialisation
Commercial Management & Strategy
What is your area of specialisation?
Financial Services
Location
Ho Chi Minh City
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Tram Tran
Job Reference
JN-082022-5711460