Head, Strategic Planning (Editage)

Role overview

The Head of Strategic Planning will develop strategic plans and direct critical initiatives for Editage (www.editage.com) to reach its long-range business goals. The key responsibilities include developing new and actionable insights based on business analytics, industry dynamics, and changes in the competitor landscape; working closely with the COO to create growth strategies for Editage.

 

Responsibilities

  • Create effective frameworks and analysis models which drive strategic decisions for Editage based on business data, industry conditions, and competitor dynamics.
  • Identify and share growth opportunities for Editage in the form of new markets to enter; new services or segments to develop; competitive threats to avoid; or cross-business unit opportunities within CACTUS group.
  • Produce data-driven business and product plans aimed at achieving Editage revenue/profitability goals, at a quarterly and annual level.
  • Proactively assess the relevant Editage marketplace: customers, competitors, and possible disruptors. Provide an unbiased assessment of the performance of various brands and our position in the market, supported by facts and evidence.
  • Leads cross-functional projects which help Editage achieve its long-range goals: work with business function heads and local market heads to run pilots and roll-out programs; assess pilot results and recommend modifications to the execution plan.

 

Profile

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in strategy, management consulting, product or general management. Previous proven work experience in business analytics preferred
  • Ability to work with an aggressive growth mindset, learn quickly and deliver results in a niche industry (critical and essential for this role)
  • Thorough understanding of business forecasting strategies and growth hacking techniques.
  • Proven ability to articulate business strategies and formulate concise solutions to complex problems
  • History of quickly gaining credibility and partnering with business leaders to drive continuous change
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and negotiation skills

 

Educational qualification

  • Bachelors in degree in any field
  • MBA

 

Reports to

  • COO & Head, Editage

 

About you

  • You are motivated, curious and independent, with a desire to learn, and be a part of a growing company
  • You are motivated to learn from people with deep industry insights – but also willing to challenge and question decisions and ask intelligent questions

 

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Job location : 
Remote, anywhere in India

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