We are seeking a passionate, experienced business professional based in Singapore. The Associate Business Manager will be primarily responsible for 1) negotiating with distributors; 2) improving business terms and developing the marketing and promotion strategy; 3) driving the top and bottom line of the business while working closely with other functional teams to drive operational improvements.
The candidate should have experience analyzing business opportunities and building strong partner relationships, driving significant top and bottom line results, and be comfortable managing multiple responsibilities within a fast-paced environment. He or she is interested in creating a world-class customer experience, stays on top of industry and competitive trends, and is able to execute at both tactical and strategic levels to achieve long-term growth.
The successful Associate Business Manager:
· Manages day to day business relationship, and proactively and autonomously negotiates costs, promotional opportunities, and other business inputs. · Conducts pricing and ROI analysis and makes recommendations for initiatives that optimize profit margin. · Acts as the P&L owner possessing a thorough understanding of internal and external variables that impact the business. · Uses data to identify trends, opportunities and risks and translate those insights into actions to drive long-term growth.
Basic Qualifications · Bachelor's degree · 2 to 4 years of relevant experience in retail, business management or consulting (could include buying, product management, financial analyses) with a proven history of delivering results · Experience in negotiations, pricing, or inventory management · Proficiency with Excel and strong analytical acumen · Strong communication (verbal and written) and collaboration skills that enable you to earn trust at all levels · Business focused thinking, an ability to focus on key issues and a strong hands-on, results driven mentality
Preferred Qualifications · BBA with relevant business experience · Ability to think and react in a high-energy, fast-paced environment · Ability to operate simultaneously and effectively in both tactical and strategic modes · A great deal of personal initiative, creativity, decisiveness and team spirit