Director, Strategy AMEA Job Listing at IHG in Singapore City (Job ID ScrapingHub11518-R102177)



Location: Singapore City
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Director
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Do you see yourself as the Director, Strategy AMEA?

What's your passion? Whether you're into fencing, soap making or wrestling, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

**Job Summary** – **_(Role Summary)_**

Work closely with VP of Strategy, Asia Middle East Africa (AMEA) and cross functional counterparts to provide leadership, support, and analyses to develop, execute, and track winning strategy. While the role is an integral part of the global strategy team, it predominantly focuses on AMEA projects and activities, providing ongoing support to the region, and take part in region related work of global projects.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities –** **_(Key Activities)_**

* Pick up and manage multiple strategy projects to shape and structure the projects, manage the process and cross functional team, run the analysis and engage stakeholders
* Play leadership or supporting role, as required, on global strategy initiatives (e.g., food and beverage strategy, brand development, etc.) and processes (e.g., long-range plan, etc.)
* Conduct analyses relating to strategic business issues (IHG capabilities, competitor actions, market dynamics, business models, emerging growth opportunities) using analytical frameworks and financial modeling skills
* Represent region and build/manage global and regional relationships to facilitate delivery of key initiatives (CEO, CFO, ROC, etc.)
* Build/maintain appropriate financial models to support planning and analysis work
* Develop business and executive communication materials
* Build and leverage information sources of competitor intelligence and industry trends in collaboration with other IHG teams who collect similar data to minimise duplication; fill in the gaps of market and business intelligence when absent elsewhere in the group
* Assist on critical corporate activity (M&A;, capital deployment, as appropriate)
* Support the personal development of junior members of the AMEA Strategy team

You'll have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business, Strategy, Finance or a relevant field of work, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. MBA desirable. You'll have 7~10 years work experience in a combination of both leading strategy consultancy AND corporate experience with exposure to a broad range of business issues and project delivery, with significant exposure to the AMEA region. Previous travel industry experience is highly desirable but not a necessity

**Interpersonal and Technical** **Skills** -

* Demonstrated ability to assess and understand a variety of internal and external economic and financial issues with impact to the business, to analyse data and forecast future business trends, and to develop strategic plans based on business needs and assessments
* Demonstrated strategic thinking through a proven ability to analyse markets, performance data, and business issues and draw insight/conclusions
* Strong interpersonal skills required to build relationships across business units for collaboration, data requests, and joint analysis
* Strong communication skills, both verbal and written to address all levels within the IHG organisation to develop consensus
* Strong facilitation skills to lead executive planning sessions
* Financial modeling/analysis (DCF, NPV, accounting) and basic finance principles
* Strong self-motivation and ability to plan time/priorities
* Understanding of hotel industry dynamics and economics
* Familiarity of external data sources and ability to use them effectively to reach key conclusions
* Able to gain credibility with executives and senior managers in the organisation
* Strong project management skills
* Flexible in terms of workload and hours

In return, we'll give you a competitive benefits package including salary, discounted accommodation world wide and the opportunity to progress your career with IHG.** **You'll have the chance to work with a great team of people, and most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please apply on-line and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.

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*Schedule:* Full Time

*Job:* Executive / Corporate

*Primary Location:* AA_Sth_East-Singapore-Singapore-Singapore City

*Req ID:* R102177

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