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Strategy Officer - Strategy And Partnerships

Yoma Bank

Strategy Officer - Strategy And Partnerships

Yoma Bank
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Myanmar - Yangon
Full Time
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25 Nov 2020

Experience level

Experienced Non-Manager

Job Function

Strategy, Planning

Min Education Level

Bachelor Degree

Job Description

ROLE PURPOSE        

As Strategy Officer you will be responsible for assisting the Head of Strategy and the CEO on internal and external projects, focusing assisting and facilitating the growth of Yoma Bank. These projects will be ad-hoc, based on the priorities and focus areas of the business. There will be a diverse range of topics covered and activities needed. In many cases, this role will be influencing and driving the activities of key stakeholders throughout the company.

 

DUTY AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Being instrumental to the delivery of the 3-5 year Strategic Plan.
  • Oversee and drive large, often cross-functional organization-wide projects and initiatives.
  • Assist the Head of Strategy to strategically align with key priorities, milestones, deadlines, and decisions.
  • Manage the creation/coordination of key presentations to/from the Executive Team and/or Board of Directors.
  • Prepare presentations for internal and external audiences, helping to prepare speakers from across the company.
  • Interpreting data and analysing options to help make strong decisions.
  • Drive best practice communication and coordination between the CEO and execs as well as other key leaders across Yoma Bank, enabling effective collaboration across the organization.
  • Successfully complete critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, performing tasks that facilitate the team's ability to effectively execute on top priorities.
  • Drive high-impact cross-team projects as needed to meet the changing business environment and ensure the team is achieving/exceeding commitments.

STRATEGIC COMPETENCIES

LEADERSHIP

  • Lead single or less complex business units and ensures delivery of work in accordance with Business Unit Strategy
  • Organize the team into effective and functional groups
  • Appoint, develop, coach and inspire the team
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement
  • Deputize for Senior Manager
  • Represent Yoma Bank with impact to internal and external stakeholders

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING

  • Build and manage effective relationships with functional teams and other business units
  • Create a climate of openness and trust in which people can freely speak out
  • Recognize potential conflicts within own working relationships and facilitate the negotiation of mutually beneficial outcomes
  • Understood and leverage team’s strengths to deliver outcomes

COMMINICATION SKILLS

  • Effectively communicate and influence across the team
  • Tailor content and style to connect with all employees in English and Myanmar
  • Communicating change with conviction
  • Demonstrate SPEAKING OUT
  • Ask for clarity to ensure own understanding
  • Give constructive feedback to improve performance

RESULTS ORIENTATION

  • Use time efficiently; adapt plan when changes occur
  • Prioritize tasks based on importance including Risk
  • Help others maintains focus and overcome obstacles
  • Receptive to and implement suggestions for improvement; ask for feedback

PROBLEM SOLVING

  • Build upon analysis provided to make informed decisions
  • Recommend possible solutions and escalate appropriately 
  • Assist team in diagnosing problems and recognizing issues
  • Establish a culture that embraces problem solving

Open To

Repatriate
Male/Female

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Knowledge & Skills

Essential 

  • Strong Presentation Skills
  • Strong People Skills
  • A connector of information, processes, people and products, and you are constantly thinking about ways to improve business outcomes, productivity, collaboration and engagement
  • Ability to adapt quickly in a fast-moving start-up environment, setting your own demanding expectations, inspiring and supporting your teammates and exceeding those expectations

Education & Special Training

Essential 

  • Minimum education requirement; Bachelor’s in Business (Finance/Accounting/Economics/other qualification fields)

Experience

Essential 

  • 1-3 years of work experience working in strategy/project management/consulting
  • Banking experience and Consulting experience preferred
  • Proven track record in project and business management
  • Strategic thinker, data-driven and analytical in approach to solving problems; strong financial fundamentals

Languages

Essential 

  • Fluent in English and Burmese (both written and verbal professional proficiency)

What We Can Offer

Benefits

- Annual Bonus
- OT Payment
- Ferry Provided

Highlights

- Join a Winning Team
- You can Make a Difference

Career Opportunities

- Opportunities for Job Training
- Learn new skills and technique

About Our Company

"Founded in 1993, Yoma Bank is Myanmar's most progressive domestic bank with over 3,000 employees and more than 80 branches across the country. With a mission to “Build a better Myanmar for its people” and financing the needs of Myanmar families and businesses, Yoma Bank offers savings products, a wide range of loans and business solutions to individuals, SMEs and local corporate clients to fund their business operations in Myanmar. With over 25 years of being a responsible bank, Yoma Bank has been consistently making significant investments in strategic priorities- people, technology and corporate governance.
All the operations led by the Bank are centered around its core values such as Customer, Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Innovation. Yoma Bank has also established strong partnership with both local and international organisations leveraging strategic advantages in its services. Yoma Bank is the first local bank that welcomed foreign investments from global organisations such as GIC of Singapore, Norfund of Norway and IFC of the World Bank."

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Experience level

Experienced Non-Manager

Job Function

Strategy, Planning

Min Education Level

Bachelor Degree

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