Req ID:  1568

Hong Kong, China

Date:  26-Feb-2023

Senior Manager, Group Strategy

Job Description

This role will be involved in supporting the strategy development & strategic planning process of a global leading travel retailer. The candidate will be part of a high-performing and highly motivated team providing insightful analysis on market developments and translating them into actionable initiatives to drive the strategic growth of the business. The role will involve close collaboration with senior leaders from key functions (e.g., Merchandising, Business Development, Marketing, Store Development) and operating divisions spread across multiple destinations.

  • Drive the Group Strategy Planning process with clear strategic inputs, objectives and pillars, working in collaboration with respective global teams
  • Identify & monitor key trends impacting the travel & luxury retail sectors across different regions, channels & product categories.
  • Support conceptualization, development & implementation of strategic corporate initiatives.
  • Provide analysis to identify immediate/mid/long-term risks and opportunities resulting from external developments.
  • Develop structured processes and tools to monitor performance and delivery towards major initiatives, and provide timely updates to senior leadership team, key functions, and operating divisions.
  • Support preparation of corporate presentations to Board of Directors, senior leadership team, and key external stakeholders.
  • Function as business partner to key functions & operating divisions to support research & strategy development needs.


Key Requirements

  • Independent and self-starter who is strong in framing strategic questions and structuring actionable workplans
  • A problem solver with analytical & strategic thinking and agility with numbers
  • Dealing with ambiguity under a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills and comfortable engaging senior leadership
  • Excellent in Excel & PowerPoint
  • Proficient in Mandarin language will be a plus 
  • Management consulting or other professional services experience preferred
  • Interest in the travel and tourism and luxury retail industry

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.