Head of Corporate Strategy - E-commerce

Manila Permanent
  • Ensuring the success of the company by closely working with the founders
  • Can be based in SG or another country within SEA

About Our Client

We are re-imagining retail every day. We are proud to reach millions of consumers and have developed us as the home of lifestyle brands in beauty, fashion, consumer electronics and home categories. We are providing powerful end-to-end, data-driven, and tailored services that solve years of frustration among leading retail brands in bringing their businesses to the 21st century.

Job Description

1. Strategic Planning

  • Lead the strategic planning process from company roadmap to investor building, financial operations essentially coming up with financial forecast models and tools
  • Provides guidance in the development of financial performance and monitoring mechanisms and evaluation processes
  • Calibrating with the founders and senior management team with regard to their strategic and capital roadmap, and positioning.

2. Planning and Organizing the Capital/Funding

  • Develop financial models and valuation analyses that help guide the decision making process
  • Work closely with the management team to define milestones and metrics needed for a successful fundraise
  • Conduct industry and market research related to trends, risks, opportunities and competitive landscape
  • Preparing and defining options in adverse or financial distress situations

3. Raising Capital and Capital Structure

  • Preparation and ad-hoc investor and management reportings
  • Market testing, approaches in dealings and negotiations
  • Demand generation
  • Process support

4. Network Building

  • Provision of a standard and quality pipeline of investors and co-investors
  • Generate a detailed list of potential and active investor profiles, organizations and preferences and come up with processes in ensuring a processes to support decision making
  • Create programs to tighten relationships with preferred investors/partners
  • Provide financial and strategic analysis related to the Company's funding and capital markets strategy, M&A, investment opportunities and strategic partnerships

The Successful Applicant

  • Keen strategic understanding of a wide range of businesses. This involves digging into the eCommerce enabler business, product and competitive landscape;
  • Great storytelling skills to be able to create a compelling narrative for any fundraising situation (favorable or adverse);
  • Strong network of potential investors and co-investors, with an inside view of the priorities and preferences of the investors and the ability to match appropriate investors to the funding opportunities;
  • Ability to build a network of various service providers with the needed coordination with finance, legal, tax and other departments to ensure seamless deal execution
  • Ability to work closely with founders and senior management in a supportive and consultative manner to secure buy-in that is consistent with the companys founder-focused approach
  • Experience in management consulting, corporate strategy
  • Familiarity working in Southeast Asia and long term commitment to the region
  • Candidates with less experience may be considered for the Associate role

What's on Offer

  • Quality-driven environment
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Flexible hours and vacation
  • Parent-friendly company culture
  • Remote-friendly environment
  • Health Insurance
Monica Basco
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Phone number
+63 91 7700 6315

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Monica Basco
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