Manager, Business Planning & Strategy

Our client in the insurance sector is seeking an experienced Manager to assist in the business planning, strategy and governance for the group marketing team.

Mandatory Skill(s)
  • Degree in Business, Marketing or related disciplines;
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in analysis, consultancy, market research, or strategy planning roles;
  • Analytical-minded with strong ability to pick up on complex financial concepts;
  • Inquisitive and driven to explore new areas and willing to experiment new ways in the customer journey to enhance the companys proposition to customers;
  • Strong in planning and project execution;
  • Action-oriented individual with good initiative, able to work under pressure and tight time lines;
  • Good EQ with ability to engage and work cohesively with different stakeholders;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills.


Desirable Skill(s)
  • Proficient in Tableau and Excel.


Responsibilities
  • Analyse various data (e.g. market, competition, consumer, distribution and regulatory data) to provide useful insights to the business teams to manage the product life-cycle;
  • Organise consumer research initiatives based on strategic and product ideation needs;
  • Consolidate channel-led research results including the consolidation of project-based market scans that have been prepared by the product managers;
  • Organise and facilitate regular ideation workshops with cross-functional teams;
  • Support the strategy review process and consolidate strategy inputs within the marketing team;
  • Coordinate the business planning process and budget inputs;
  • Drive specific pilot projects that prototype strategic initiatives (non-BAU) for lead generation, customer engagement, branding and marketing;
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders from various departments for project and BAU delivery;
  • Introduce customer-centricity, alternative perspectives and industry best practices into product management and strategy considerations.