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Manager - Strategy

Job Name

Manager - Strategy

Country:

India

City:

Gurgaon

Function:

Strategy

Reporting Line:

Director Finance

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Niharika Yadav

About the role

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

Strategy Manager  would typically be accountable for co-creating and implementing the long term strategy for Bacardi India while working with various stakeholders to garner alignment and rolling out the shared vision for India.

ABOUT YOU

You are a leader with sharp focus on data and insights and have an analytical bent of mind .You have strong commercial and financial acumen to identify market opportunities and accordingly recommend strategic decisions for increasing revenue and profitability
Forging strong relationships is your core strength and you are highly skilled in building close partnerships across functions and leadership levels – both within and outside Bacardi.
Your deep commercial knowledge and ability to develop strategic relationships will be the key to your success in this role.

Responsibilities

WITH OUR CONSUMER AT THE HEART YOUR KEY FOCUS WILL BE
  • Work with the Strategy head to formulate organisation wide short term and long term strategy whilst also making strategic approach practical and easy to implement (balance of theory and practice).
  • Support the annual corporate strategy and planning process, through collecting and analysing data, and engaging stakeholders, comprehending industry trends, as well as internal and external factors. 
  • Work closely with IT team to drive automation of strategy plan and long-term profitability measurement tool to continuously innovate and improves processes, simplifying and automating at a local level. 
  • Work with business stakeholders on new business models and long-term business positioning in line with the latest industry trends and increasing market opportunity and reach for our offerings.
  • Navigate internal teams and work with diverse cross-functional groups, including business teams, brand, finance, sales, technology , support as well as regional and global stakeholders.

Skills and Experience

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO CREATE YOUR LEGACY
  • CA or Full Time MBA from Tier 1/ Tier 2 college with experience of working on Corporate Strategy.
  • Proficient in Analytical and statistical analysis with proficiency in Excel.
  • 6- 8 years of experience, preferably with a beverages / FMCG / alco – bev industry or consulting experience in Liquor trade.
  • Prior experience of working on SAP/ SFA/TM1 will be preferable.
  • Great systems perspective and understanding with in-depth knowledge of mobilising resources and teams within the organisation to deliver desired results.
PERSONAL QUALITIES – SHARE OUR FOUNDER’S PASSION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL FLAIR
  • You are Pro-active, Goal-oriented and Passionate about collaborating with different teams and constantly seek to improve.
  • You have the skill of influencing without authority. 
  • You have a strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • You demonstrate resilience by overcoming challenges and staying calm under pressure
  • You demonstrate entrepreneurial thinking, looking for new ways to achieve better results
  • You can balance the sense of urgency and short-term delivery with a constant eye on the long-term

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.


Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.