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Title:  Head of SI & BI

Job ID:  23132
Country:  Bangladesh
City:  Dhaka
Professional area:  Marketing
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

POSITION PURPOSE

 

To lead the team responsible for strategic insights & business intelligence.  The position is based in Dhaka, Bangladesh and reports directly to the Marketing Director.

 

SI & BI is tasked with supporting business decision making through the commissioning, development and implementation of specific research, business analysis and market modelling & forecasting. The team also interprets & reports on externally produced data.

 

At JTI Bangladesh SI & BI also has responsibility for market demand planning & forecasting.

 

 

MAIN AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

 

  1. Lead a team of STA and local hires, setting the tone & culture for the team and taking responsibility for their assessment, evaluation & career progression.
  2. Support the Marketing Director and Portfolio team in the development of marketing, portfolio & pricing strategies for JTI Bangladesh.
  3. Oversee the team to deliver required research, pro-actively and in an effective manner. Ensure the appropriate tools & methodologies are applied and that ‘nice-to-know’ or redundant research is avoided.
  4. Leverage the results to create actionable insights about smoker behavior & smoking habits and so help JTI maintain its competitive edge in Bangladesh.
  5. Oversee required market modelling & demand planning & forecasting on an on-going basis as well as for AP and SPC. 
  6. Manage the market’s relationships working with SI & BI teams in Geneva & Region as well as with research providers.

 

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

 

An adventurous spirit, ‘can-do’ attitude, and team-player mentality are essential.  We are looking for someone with previous experience of managing projects to a successful outcome; a flexible problem solver who can manage a large team and who has the ability to prioritize, organize and structure their work.

Simplicity is our mantra.

 

 

RELEVANT SKILLS

 

  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Strategic insight and ability
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

 

  • University Degree in Business Administration, Economics or Marketing Management.
  • 6+ years proven record of accomplishment in an SI and/or BI role in FMCG. 
  • International and cross-cultural experience (particularly in emerging markets) will be considered a plus.


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