Assistant Manager - Commercial Strategy & Intelligence   (Vacancy Closed)

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Job Summary

  • Responsible for developing a strong understanding of U Mobile’s Postpaid business performance across all the products and services
  • Establish forecasts for Postpaid business, using statistical and analytical techniques to understand the key drivers towards Postpaid’s annual target
  • Key personnel and business partner in providing data of new products for marketing division to ensure timely decision
  • The role’s challenge lies primarily in the breadth of its accountabilities, requiring significant commercial agility, a nose for inconsistencies, the ability to go beyond the analysis of data to arrive at true business insight, and the presence to support the Postpaid Team Lead and Assistant General Manager in robust commercial decision-making

Job Responsibilities
1. Performance Reporting
• Develop business drivers tracking and reporting framework for new products on Power BI
• Escalate findings and observations of key business performance trend to management
• Highlight opportunities for performance improvement

2. Analysis and Insights
• Lead strategic analysis/ insights study for business performance
• Provide recommendations for ad hoc requests from within the team and externally
• Evaluate company products and industry comparison
• Establish Financial Assessment (FA) for new product launch, inclusive of market research, consumer behavior study and competitive analysis

3. Forecasting and Planning
• Drive business forecast based on business insights to identify business gaps on monthly basis
• Communicate with Product team to ensure the right KPIs and target have been set

4. Business Partner
• To act as a business partner with the Postpaid product team in supporting the campaign simulation, Financial Assessment (FA) as well as post-implementation review & analysis (PIR)

Job Requirements
1. Education/ What people Know:
• Knowledge in telecommunication industry will be an added advantage

2. Experience/ What people Have Done:
• Minimum 4-6 years of working experience in a similar role
• Experience with dashboard development and data reporting, managing and maintaining business intelligence tools such as Power BI and Tableau

3. Competencies/ What people Can Do:
• Strong commercial and business acumen, analytical, decision making, problem-solving skills and attention on details
• Have a high threshold for ambiguity and maintain professional demeanor under pressure

4. Personal Attributes/ Who people Are:
• Multi-task and adapt rapidly to shifting priorities and dynamic environment
• Able to lead an analysis and work under minimum supervision
• Good team player and self-starter with excellent communications and interpersonal skills

5. Business justification to substantiate the role expansion (if applicable):
• Expanding products portfolio, in line with company’s direction