Associate Director - Strategy

Bengaluru

 

About Team

 

The strategy team at Myntra leads the development of long-term strategy for the company and its business units. By leveraging fact-based analyses, consumer insights and market intelligence, the strategy team identifies strategic focus areas and influences strategic and operational decisions for the company. The team works directly with the CEO and senior business leaders. The team collaborates with leaders across functions to ensure seamless execution of recommended strategic initiatives.

 

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

Roles

  • As a senior member of the strategy team you will play a pivotal role in influencing strategic decisions for the company. You will be part of a carefully selected, high-performing, highly motivated team. You will get an opportunity to demonstrate your leadership skills and inspire various internal stakeholders to realize Myntra's longer-term vision/ goals. Specifically, you will be responsible to:
  • Partner with business unit heads and senior leaders to understand their strategic choices/ problem area
  • Conduct outside-in market and competitive analysis to develop key insights
  • Outline strategic choices and develop fact-backed solution themes/ recommendations
  • Develop high-quality materials and align with various cross-functional stakeholders
  • Convert strategies into action and drive the changes required
  • Support senior management presentations and board reviews
  • Evaluate new business initiatives and opportunities – develop a business model and identify ways to service the opportunities
  • Partner with external consultants, sellers, brands for deeper grasp of market trends

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Act a trusted sounding board to peers
  • For high priority problem statements, work with leadership and stakeholders to define the problem scope, identify key hypotheses, define analyses plan and gain agreement on key deliverables and timelines
  • Think beyond immediate problem statements, to create long-term, end-to-end perspective, and demonstrate ability to proactively identify strategic opportunities
  • Autonomously drive and iterate on key analyses to uncover insights leveraging existing and new information sources
  • Bring together insights to develop well-rounded recommendations and help communicate them effectively
  • Manage stakeholder expectations, communicate effectively and drive the organization to action
  • This role will provide a great seat-at-the-table to learn and influence the development of consumer internet in India and will act a launch pad for impact in horizontal and vertical roles over a period of time.

 

 

Qualifications & Experience

 

  • MBA degree from a leading business school in India/ Abroad
  • 5-7 years’ experience in a top consulting firm (Engagement Manager/ Manager/ Project Leader level) or 10+ years in a corporate strategy role
  • Strong understanding in consumer internet, technology, retail domains
  • Superior analytical skills including strong ability to identify and solve highly ambiguous problems
  • Ability to connect with people across teams and levels
  • Bias for action - Myntra works at a very rapid pace