Director - Strategic Projects (BB-26409)

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Job Description :

Diageo is a world class leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands across spirits and beer. Diageo has over 200 brands – old and new, large and small, global and local, with brands sold in 180 countries at almost every price point, in every category to meet consumer demand. With revenues in excess of £11.8 billion, it is a constituent of the FTSE 100. Diageo is the leading spirit player in every region of the world, boasting a broad portfolio of both international and local brands. Diageo owns the top two largest spirit brands in the world, Johnnie Walker and Smirnoff, and 20 of the world’s top 100 spirit brands. Its portfolio includes Crown Royal, J&B, Buchanan’s and Windsor Whiskies, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness.

Established in 2002, Diageo China is one of the group’s priority markets where they are committed to introduce premium scotch and other foreign spirits to the Chinese consumers.

As a company with longstanding commitment to society everywhere we live, work, source and sell, Diageo China has been playing a positive role in society, which is at the heart of who we are. Diageo was the first alcohol company to advocate ‘responsible drinking’ and moderation. Over the years, Diageo China has kept long-term cooperation with local government to drive this agenda. Providing community support, especially to people in the hospitality industry and smaller players in the bar and restaurant industry is also one significant area for Diageo to build the society a better place.

Why we need this role

To fuel Diageo Greater China’s organic and inorganic ambitions, ability to build meaningful “new to world” brands will be critical over the next 3-5 years, particularly in international spirits. Leadership has decided to add a dedicated Senior Strategy Resource within our GC Strategy function to unlock and drive strategic implementation of such opportunities in the China market, based in Shanghai.

What we expect this role to deliver

  • Drive compelling strategy design for greenfield and disruptive business opportunities, including but not limited to brand portfolio, pricing, RTM, drivers of investment ROI, operating model
  • Formulate business cases that reflect most critical drivers as well as operational reality for spirits in a complex, fragmented China market
  • Lead hands-on implementation management of relevant opportunities, ranging from overseeing regulatory negotiations to RTM focus and value chain design – be a Project Champion that generates buy-in from internal and external stakeholders
  • Accelerate implementation progress of relevant projects by shaping clarity on Critical Path and helping broader teams prioritize and/or make trade-offs
  • Work with numerous cross-functional teams locally and globally to shape business results
  • Stay on top of latest market/competitor news and maintain a network that can source relevant intelligence and potential opportunities
  • Synthesize insights for senior stakeholders and display leadership potential
  • Your candidacy

  • 8-10 years’ professional experience with 3- 5 years’ experience in a strategy consultancy
  • Strong Commercial acumen with ability to ground strategic options with Financial Analysis.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in problem-solving and managing for complexity 
  • Excellent Project Management track record in projects with operational focuses, incl. performance improvement, marketing/innovation, operating model; experience managing external agencies preferred
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills in both global and local context; experience interacting with gov’t/regulatory stakeholders preferred
  • Outstanding communication skills in both Mandarin and English, displays maturity and gravitas
  • Displays passion and desire to be entrepreneurial even in a more structured environment
  • Worker Type :

    Fixed Term Contract (Fixed Term)

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