Head of Operations & Planning, APAC - MNC Retail

Location: Hong Kong
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Supply Chain & Procurement, Ambition Executive Search
Salary: HK$720000 - HK$900000 per annum
REF: BBBH251644_1634808686
  • Global & Fast Growing Organization
  • Entrepreneurial & Team-oriented Culture
  • Newly Created APAC Strategic Planning Role

Headquartered in Europe, our client is an international fast-expanding company, they're famous for designing and implementing loyalty programs for the retail business. The company has a strong business presence in the European market with rapid business growth in APAC. The company is hiring a Head of Operations & Planning APAC based in HK to lead the strategic and operational aspects of the business for APAC.

You will be responsible for data-driven tactical planning and operational aspects of the APAC business. As a Head of Operations & Planning, APAC, your responsibilities will include:

  • Closely partner with internal and external senior stakeholders to ensure smoothness in implementing the end-to-end loyalty programs with the retailer regionally
  • Convert program data into insights and support the sales team in developing compelling sales pitches, provide insight for pre & post-sales strategy
  • Full ownership of program forecasts and projections on stock orders, regional product allocation, and program participation levels
  • Mitigate program-related risks and protect the financial exposure of the business
  • Collaborate with the global team, implementing SOPs, workflow, forming practical problem-solving tools for Supply & Demand, Business planning function

To qualify, individuals must possess:

  • Degree and have 10+ years of commercial experience in retail or consumer products industries, ideally with experience in an APAC Planning leadership role
  • International background with a strong understanding and knowledge of the Asia Pacific landscape
  • Ability to communicate with different level stakeholders and be effective in steering the business at a strategic level, as well as creating impact through daily operations at the ground-level
  • Solid business acumen with the ability to analyse and tackle business problems with a commercial approach
  • Analytical and well-versed with numbers and data; the ability to offer recommendations on the overall business through data, insights and findings
  • Ability to handle complex conversations, confident and precise communication
  • Excellent command of written & spoken English required

Contact Anki Lau on +852 3101 3066 or APPLY NOW by clicking the button below quoting reference number AL251644.

www.ambition.com.hk

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