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Strategy Associate

Job Title: Strategy Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Industry: Strategy
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -072018-173988
Contact Name: Jansen Ng
Contact Email: jng@argyllscott.com.hk
Job Published: July 12, 2018 02:43

Job description

Position Summary

A large retail manufacturer who has been in the business field (APAC) for more than 50 years is seeking a bright, pragmatic and efficient Analyst/Associate who is eager for progression and personal development to join their Corporate Strategy Team. The ideal candidate will report directly to the Head of Department and there will be opportunities for the associate to interact with business stakeholders and senior management. The position is to be based in Hong Kong with opportunities of travelling to China when required.

Key Responsibilities
As an analyst/associate, you will be a pillar to support your Head of Department. The role offers significant exposure to and interaction with key business stakeholders. You will also carry out the following responsibilities:

  • Strategy planning and implementation in accordance with the Group's strategic business expansion plan in different areas
  • Prepare and work on business cases, development documents, gather market intelligence, compile research and deliver presentation reports to senior management in a clear and compelling manner
  • Competitive landscape and market research on certain areas of interest
  • Strong ability to understand the latest technology trends, evaluate and identify right projects that will benefit the business in the long-run
  • Other ad hoc tasks for the benefit of the Corporate's Development growth

Key Requirements
We are looking for a confident, inquisitive, pragmatic and personable individual with strong analytical skills and the ability to grasp complex data, manage multiple projects, provide insightful analysis and solutions. You will also come with a background of:

  • University graduate, preferably in Finance, Engineering, Commerce, Computer Science or related disciplines. An advanced degree such as an MBA will be advantageous but not necessary
  • Meaningful work experience (1 to 2 years) in a relevant industry (including TMT, automation, robotics, FMCG, luxury goods, entertainment, manufacturing, construction, computer, distribution, technology) in a Strategy consulting or Corporate development team
  • Candidate from Management Consulting firms will be considered (McKinsey/BCG/Bain or equivalent) (we are not looking for IT/Technology/Finance transformation consulting experience)
  • Excellent spoken, written and oral communication skills in both English and Chinese

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary package (HKD30k to HKD45k per month)
  • Ongoing career growth
  • Opportunity to work with a great boss

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.