Req ID:  2672

Hong Kong, China

Date:  09-Jan-2023

Manager, Business Development

Job Description

The main objective is to lead due diligence and qualitative/quantitative assessment for potential new areas of business and develop, gain approval, and make feasible a business growth plan, adding value in terms of weighing the opportunity and proposing strategies for materialization


  • Perform financial and quantitative analysis of opportunities, including financial modeling, valuation analysis and scenario simulations
  • Conduct deep-dive research to provide context for potential opportunities; establish strong assumptions for financial analysis when comprehensive information is not available
  • Developing structured, quantitative support for convincing presentations relating to potential projects with relevant stakeholders
  • Source and develop market intelligence available to the team as well as other DFS departments, including monitoring of news and other sources of public information
  • Executing relevant industry analysis across regions, channels, and competitors Develop strong relationships with key business stakeholders (store development, merchandising, operations, etc)
  • Active participation in the delivery of on-time, high quality reports for global senior management and/or regional presidents, which are in compliance with DFS’ and GBD’s guidelines
  • Support other team objectives as needed

Key Requirements

  • Graduate degree
  • 4-6 years of experience, preferably with 3+ years in consulting, buy and/or sell side analyst, role in an international environment
  • CPA or CFA will be an advantage
  • Strong financial modeling, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English and Mandarin
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office, especially PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong understanding of the relative value of different kinds of information to deliver robust recommendations
  • Naturally interested in new markets and in defining major cultural and commercial differentiators
  • Entrepreneurial, with the ability to creatively approach new, original projects
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial statements
  • Strong attention to detail in all aspects of the responsibilities
  • Team player, with strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with other teams across diverse functions
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders internally and potentially externally.
  • Highly organized, with a proven ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated, independent, and positive, with strong work ethics
  • Business or economics background preferred

DFS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice to employ, promote and treat all employees and applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency and to provide all employees with a workplace that is free of discrimination. Employment decisions are based on qualifications such as education, work experience and talent, and are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis protected by law.