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Strategy & Planning Manager

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Golden Triangle, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

  • Develop analysis models and methods to make key business divisions. Collaborate with senior stakeholders & other cross functional HODs to develop business cases and Go-to-Market strategies with clear targets and action plans.
  • Lead the co-ordination of the annual strategic planning and operational planning processes. Support the development and co-ordination of Commercial strategy. Work with senior stakeholders & other cross functional HODs to establish strategic framework that enables short and long-term business goals and objectives.
  • Assist the Head of Commercial Planning & PMO in planning the department’s strategic roadmap and translate strategy into actionable targets that are linked to annual budgets/targets.
  • Drive cross-functional alignment on key Commercial initiatives with Finance, Operations, Marketing and other relevant departments.
  • Conduct reviews to assess progress of key initiatives achievement. Develop tracking mechanisms to measure key initiatives. Monitor and evaluate a variety of division initiatives including performance vs plan and scenario planning with the aim to grow business performance.
  • Understand business direction and identify business problems; carry out assessment of potential business impacts and provide recommendations. Communicate findings to senior management and drive recommendations through to implementation and results.
  • Support the Head of Commercial Planning & PMO and/or CCO on any operational reviews and adhoc projects, or presentation development.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree holder in business, economics, engineering, mathematics or finance with at least 5-7 years experience. Strategic planning experience is a must. Experience in a consulting environment will be advantageous.
  • Excellent verbal, presentation, writing and editing skills with comfort in developing deliverables for C-level audiences.
  • Ability to take ownership of a project, prioritize effectively and lead execution with a sense of urgency.
  • Able to work effectively across multiple business functions, partnering with senior management team.
  • Dynamic personality who can react quickly to a changing environment with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Possess maturity, high integrity, energy and team spirit. Candidate must possess a “can do” attitude; ability to interact with a wide range of people and cultures; strong influencing skills.
  • Advanced level skills of Microsoft Excel & Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Good command of data analytics software tools (i.e. SQL, SAS, R, Python, Alteryx, QlikSense, Qlikview). 

Our Culture


Lazada is Southeast Asia’s number one online shopping and selling destination, with a presence in Malaysia Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. 
We are pioneering e-commerce across some of the fastest growing countries in the world by offering a fast, secure and convenient online shopping experience with a broad product offering in categories ranging from fashion, consumer electronics to household goods, toys and sports equipment
With our tremendous growth, we seek dynamic, entrepreneurial, broad-minded individuals to join us.
Hone your creativity, invent and innovate, and set your own highest standards within a nurturing, equal opportunity environment.
As a young and dynamic company, Lazada is the place for you to grow and develop your career. 


We are all entrepreneurs and owners at Lazada. We have a holistic view of the company’s strategy, and are accountable to drive the end result.

We know what our customers and sellers need and want, and work to deliver the best experience.

We prefer to set our own highest standards than follow what others have prescribed. We invent, innovate and implement at a high quality and speed, with no compromise.

We are confident but humble in the pursuit of high standards. We all have an obligation to challenge if we disagree.

We voice our case, agree to disagree and then commit whole-heartedly. We are open-minded, honest and respectful, forging an environment built on trust.