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Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy

Country : United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Region : Dubaï

Town : DUBAI

Category : Production - Quality

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description


INSPIRE | EXHILARATE | DELIGHT For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear.

Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer.

Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work.

To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up \xe2\x80\x9cThe Greenhouse\xe2\x80\x9d, which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future-proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women\'s Empowerment Principles.

What you\'ll be doing
The Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy role sits within the Strategy team of the SGII (Strategy, Growth, Innovation, Investment) business unit, tasked with defining the Group\'s long-term vision and strategic planning. This pivotal position reports to the VP Strategy and collaborates closely with top management to drive strategic initiatives and enhance the Group\'s competitive positioning in the luxury market. What you\xe2\x80\x99ll need to succeed Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with C-Level executives to shape the Group\'s long-term vision and strategy
  • Oversee the strategic 3-year plan and identify key requirements for its execution
  • Work closely with Group Finance for annual budgeting, assessing operational and strategic performance
  • Evaluate and support strategic initiatives and ventures across various sectors and regions
  • Collaborate closely with the Group\'s M&A team to facilitate investment decisions
  • Lead projects, from scoping to execution, ensuring effective recommendations
  • Coordinate with Strategic Insights team to leverage market data and stay abreast of trends in the global and regional luxury segment
  • Cultivate strong relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Lead and empower team members to ensure growth and development, fostering a culture of excellence
Profile Requirements:
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in corporate strategy, top-tier management consulting, or a related field
  • MBA or master\'s degree in Business Administration, Finance or similar
  • Proven track record in strategic planning and management of large scale projects
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficiency in business operations and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills, with expertise in presenting complex ideas
  • Familiarity with market research and data analysis techniques and visualization
  • Collaborative mindset with experience working with senior stakeholders
  • Demonstrated leadership and coaching skills
  • Passion for retail and luxury sector
  • Global experience required
What we can offer you With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day. We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts. We Invite All Applicants to Apply It Takes Diversity Of Thought, Culture, Background, Differing Abilities and Perspectives to truly Inspire, Exhilarate and Delight our customers. At Chalhoub Group, we are committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome all applicants to apply and be part of our exciting future. We ensure equal opportunity for all our applicants without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin or disability status.