Get to know the Role:

The GrabWheels Strategy & Planning team supports Grab’s Personal Mobility Device business to develop its long term objectives and set its course. As a Regional Strategy, Planning & Analytics Manager, you will support the team in formulating strategy and key initiatives across the region.

By assessing a broad range of trends and issues that span our markets, customers, competitors, regulatory environment and technology landscape, you will help to develop winning strategies and provide recommendations that will have a significant impact on growth.

The day-to-day activities:

  • Planning: Engage with leadership to develop strategic business priorities / direction, conduct analysis on market trends and construct models to support business opportunity assessments; drive execution of the corporate planning rhythm (e.g. via regular Management / Board meetings)
  • Problem solving: Develop frameworks to analyze business problems, develop hypotheses, mine data; deliver data-driven recommendations to translate strategies into actionable solutions for the business and track project / business performance metrics
  • Financial management: Develop and maintain financial models to track growth and optimize spending
  • Project management: Lead the development / execution of high priority experimental business opportunities including definition of success metrics, managing pilot execution and ensuring a smooth transition to operations
  • Stakeholder management: Drive collaboration across functions and countries to achieve strategic objectives, including with product, engineering, operations and partnerships functions

The must haves:

  • At least 5 years of top tier strategy / management consulting experience, or corporate strategy / planning experience; MBA a plus
  • Experience with data / financial modeling required; Proficiency in Excel / PowerPoint a must, familiarity with SQL a bonus
  • Excellent stakeholder management / communication and fluency in English
  • Execution-focused; comfortable with ambiguity and ability to work well in a fast paced, start-up environment.
  • Strong knowledge of the local markets in Southeast-Asia
  • Willingness to travel ~30% of the time

The ideal candidate would have deep strategy experience, with some additional entrepreneurial / startup exposure to either internet, technology or consumer industries

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