The Walt Disney Company Manager - Strategy and Business Development in Singapore, Singapore
As we position the business for further growth and maintain our focus on creating high-quality entertainment experiences, and effectively build local and Disney franchises in Southeast Asia and India, the Strategy and Business Development Team is charged with finding profitable growth by targeting emerging businesses new to Disney's existing portfolio, managing cross-divisional issues and opportunities, and evaluating new technology and business models.
We are seeking a Strategy and Business Development professional to assist and/or lead company-wide strategic planning and new business development projects (organic growth or M&A/Strategic Partnership).
Responsibilities : Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Strategic planning and implementation of strategies
Conduct research and extract insights from internal and external sources, e.g. macroeconomic trends, industry outlook, market and competitor intelligence.
Perform analysis and work with the executive team to formulate strategies
Develop metrics to track execution and performance
Provide ongoing analytical support
Identification and evaluation of M&A/strategic partnership opportunities
Conduct research and develop strategic rationale
Evaluate targets through business and financial analysis
Participate and support negotiations
Participate in process of term sheet and agreement development
Assist in guiding and managing external agencies to conduct due diligence
Manage deal closing and transition to operational team
Identification & Evaluation of new business opportunities
Identify new business opportunities to drive growth
Independently and/or manage third party consultancy/agency to conduct research and analysis to evaluate the opportunities
Perform business/financial analyses and build business plans
Preparation of project updates and management presentations
Ad hoc strategic planning and business development analyses
Local Disney South Asia Corporate team (Managing Director, Finance, Marketing, Government relations, etc.)
Global Corporate Strategy and Business Development team
Local and global business unit team (BU head, Finance/BD, Marketing, etc.)
Professional service personnel (consultants, investment bankers)
Potential and Existing business partners
This is a key support position in the South Asia team in providing timely data, analyses, and perspectives to facilitate decision-making by senior management.
Basic Qualifications :
Graduate of a top university locally or overseas.
MBA from top-tier global business school (preferred)
Initiative and follow through
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Creative and resourceful; Comfortable with ambiguity
Must be comfortable to work on workstreams independently
Working effectively with people from various backgrounds and levels
Strong communication and presentation skills (must be comfortable to speak with senior level executives)
Previous Work (or other requisite) Experience
4-6 years experience in analytical positions at top tier strategy consulting firms, investment banks, or relevant function at multinational corporations, with exposure to strategy formation, business development, and M&A/investment evaluation in South Asia
Prior in-market working experience in South Asia
Media, telecommunications, technology/internet, and/or consumer industry background strongly preferred
Strong experience with financial modeling
Experience in creating PowerPoint presentations for senior management
Project management skills and ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work in a fast paced environment
Any other Requirements (e.g. Languages)
- Fluent Spoken/Written English.
At Disney, having a diverse workforce is critical to our business. We welcome a variety of opinions, ideas and perspectives to ensure we continue to top our own performance and represent our global marketplace. When our people reflect the communities we serve, it enhances the way we connect to our guests, audiences and consumers. Together, we work toward an inclusive environment that fosters creativity, innovation and camaraderie across all of our companies.
Job ID: 495593BR
Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International