Mr Price Vacancies in Durban – Head of Strategy Planning

Website Mr Price Group

Job Description:

Our Group strategy assists the Executive leadership team in researching, creating, and executing a proactive and aligned business strategy across the key strategic pillars identified in the new group strategy. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist and support in the delivery of strategic projects on an ad-hoc basis
  • Ensure that the content and the spirit of the strategic plan are being implemented and tracked accurately to facilitate robust business discussions and informed decision making.
  • Assist in the development of business cases for organic growth concepts. Assist in the assessment and due diligence process of acquisition targets. Project Management and Co-ordination of opportunity assessments.
  • Gather internal and external (market, industry, competitor, customer) data and translate it into useful and actionable insights for informed strategy formulation.
  • Conduct research on strategic trends, i.e., Political, Economic, Social, and Technological and analyse these trends and determine the impact on the future of the organisation.
  • Promote alignment between the Group and Divisional Strategies to ensure that the Group delivers on its vision. Ensure alignment between Group and divisional KPI’s.
  • Monitor KPI performance. Highlight areas of underperformance to ensure continuous improvement

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Business Science/Economics our you are qualified CA(SA) or have qualified as a CFA
  • You have a mix of strategic thinking, strategic and financial analysis, project management and project execution with an understanding of the macro-economic environment and the retail market.
  • The following skills and attributes will support your success: Analytical and logical thinking; Presentation skills; Communication skills (written & verbal); Critical thinking; Problem-solving; Interpersonal skills; Relationship building
  • 3-5 years’ commercial experience within a fast-paced retail business. Previous M&A experience would be an advantage.

Job Details:

Company: Mr Price Group

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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