Associate Director-Corporate Strategy

Associate Director-Corporate Strategy

Bengaluru / Bangalore
5-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
About Flipkart
In 2007, we started the Flipkart journey by selling books online. But now, over a decade later,
our story is quite different. Today, Flipkart is India’s largest online marketplace and one of India’s leading technology powerhouse that is disrupting the way India shops online. What has got us here The dynamic, passionate and talented folks we call Flipsters!
Our core values define our identity and form the basis of our actions and reflect in everything
that we do at Flipkart. Values enable us to shape the desired organizational culture in which
each Flipster can thrive and be at their best.
We believe in taking bold bets and changing the paradigm, having a sense of urgency to solve problems strategically and putting great ideas into action. We look at the world from our
customer’s point of view and keep customers at the heart of everything we do. We strive to do the right thing always and be committed to our customers and stakeholders.
About the team
The Business Strategy team at Flipkart leads the development of long-term strategy for the
various group-level business units. By leveraging fact-based analyses, consumer insights and market intelligence, the business strategy team identifies strategic focus areas and influences strategic and operational decisions for the company. The team works directly with the CEO and senior business leaders. The team collaborates with leaders across functions to ensure seamless execution of recommended strategic initiatives.
About the role
As a senior member of the Business Strategy team you will play a pivotal role in influencing
strategic decisions for the company. You will be part of a carefully selected, high-performing,
highly motivated team. You will get an opportunity to demonstrate your leadership skills and
inspire various internal stakeholders to realize Flipkart’s longer-term vision/ goals. Specifically,
you will be responsible to:
  • Partner with business unit heads and senior leaders to understand their strategic
  • choices/ problem areas
  • Conduct outside-in market and competitive analysis to develop key insights
  • Outline strategic choices and develop fact-backed solution themes/ recommendations
  • Develop high-quality materials and align with various cross-functional stakeholders
  • Convert strategies into action and drive the changes required
  • Support the fund-raising activities, investor meetings and board reviews
  • Evaluate new business initiatives and opportunities – develop a business model and
  • identify ways to service the opportunities
  • Partner with external consultants, sellers, brands for deeper grasp of market trends

What you’ll do:
  • Act a trusted sounding board to peers
  • For high priority problem statements, work with Corp Strat leadership and stakeholders
  • to define the problem scope, identify key hypotheses, define analyses plan and gain
  • agreement on key deliverables and timelines
  • Think beyond immediate problem statements, to create long-term, end-to-end
  • perspective, and demonstrate ability to proactively identify strategic opportunities
  • As a leader of the analysis team, autonomously drive and iterate on key analyses to
  • uncover insights leveraging existing and new information sources
  • Bring together insights to develop well-rounded recommendations and help
  • communicate them effectively
  • Manage stakeholder expectations, communicate effectively and drive the organization to
  • action
  • This role will provide a great seat-at-the-table to learn and influence the development of
  • consumer internet in India and will act a launch pad for impact in horizontal and vertical roles
  • over a period of time.

What you’ll need:
  • MBA degree from a leading business school in India/ Abroad
  • 5-7 years’ experience in a top consulting firm (Engagement Manager/ Manager/ Project
  • Leader level) or 10+ years in a corporate strategy role
  • Strong understanding in consumer internet, technology, retail domains
  • Superior analytical skills including strong ability to identify and solve highly ambiguous
  • problems
  • Ability to connect with people across teams and levels
  • Bias for action - Flipkart works at a very rapid pace

About Flipkart

The Flipkart Group is one of India's leading digital commerce entities and includes group companies Flipkart, Myntra, and PhonePe. Started in 2007, Flipkart has enabled millions of consumers, sellers, merchants and small businesses to be a part of India's e-commerce revolution. With a registered customer base of over 200 million, offering over 150 million products across 120+ categories. Our efforts to democratize e-commerce in India, driving access and affordability, delight customers, create lakhs of jobs in the ecosystem and empower generations of entrepreneurs and MSMEs has driven us to innovate on many industry firsts. Flipkart is known for pioneering services such as Cash on Delivery, No Cost EMI and easy returns - customer-centric innovations that have made online shopping more accessible and affordable for millions of Indians. Driven by the passion of 'Flipsters' and our core values of Audacity to Win, Bias for Action and Customer First, with Integrity - Flipkart's work policies reflect the company's efforts to create a progressive work environment that drives inclusion and innovation and encourages work-life balance. Ranked at #1 in LinkedIn's 'Top Companies to Work For in 2019', among the '100 Best Companies for Women by Avtar and chosen among the Top 3 Most Desirable new-Age Recruiters by Dare2Compete, Flipkart is the ideal place to start and achieve great heights in your career.

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