General Information

Req #
WD00005050
Career area:
Sales Support
Country:
United Kingdom
State:
Hampshire
City:
BASINGSTOKE
Date:
Thursday, July 1, 2021
Working time:
Full-time

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Description and Requirements

The Strategy and PMO Lead is a critical role for us, enabling the EMEA General Manager for our Mobile Business to work more effectively with internal and external stakeholders. This is a highly strategic and facilitative role that requires a combination of focus and flexibility.

As a Strategy Leader you will be in charge of actively identifying strategic direction and also be willing drive and facilitate the execution. From developing business cases and facilitating decisions, to building analytical frameworks and solutions that directly impact the ability for Lenovo Mobile Business Group in EMEA to scale. As the ‘trusted counsel', the role requires strong emotional intelligence, self-motivation and strong analytical and interpersonal skills.

Organization
You will report to the Director of Sales Operations, MBG Europe.
Work location is flexible within the EMEA region and it requires the minimum of travel.

Your key responsibilities will include the following:
* Run market and financial analyses
* Develop competitive strategies and KPIs to support the growth plans in our Mobile Business Group in EMEA
* Identify, prioritize, and run key projects and actions including communications to support our strategy
* Develop and run a strong Business Management System to track strategic projects against KPIs and drive them to closure
* Govern the strategic planning process for the yearly planning, busines reviews, deep dives and senior leadership presentations and prepare these
* Act as a change agent for business transformation initiatives and tools that further optimize our end to end business execution and performance
* Interact with and align different stakeholders across the business (EMEA GM, WW, market GMs, Finance, Operations, Marketing, etc)

Position Requirements:
* 5+ years of work experience in Operation, Strategy, MI or PMO roles
* Superior organizational skills and project management abilities, with ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities at the same time
* Flexible working style and hands-on attitude
* Strong problem-solving capabilities
* Leadership skills with ability to inspire others to achieve a common objective and drive this cross functional teams
* Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize large amounts of information from multiple sources to draw conclusions
* Excellent Power Point and Excel skills apart from overall knowledge of financial/operational systems
* Understanding of smartphone industry and market trends is a plus
* Excellent communications skills with ability to simplify and explain complex problems to stakeholders of all levels across multiple functions, with a willingness to challenge when necessary.

What We Will Offer You:

• An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward thinking IT companies
• Flat structures and fast decision-making processes
• A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life, working from home
• An international team with a high focus on Diversity
• Attractive compensation package
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