Job Openings Corporate Strategy Manager

About the job Corporate Strategy Manager

Do you want to wake up in the morning looking forward to inspiring and challenging tasks, collaborating with exceptional colleagues? We already do.
Topica Edtech Group is Southeast Asia’s leading online learning platform that helps working professional upskill and reskill in their jobs by offering relevant, localized, up-to-date business, technology-related and creative content courses taught by industry experts. 
At Topica, you’ll be among the best minds in Edtech industry and work in a startup that is fast growing that deliver truly positive and impactful values to society. You’ll be working with some of the best minds in technology and machine learning on a mission to disrupt higher education and talents market.
We’ve recently opened our new office in HCMC as part of our expansion strategy and we’re looking to recruit top talents to add to a dynamic and energetic team.
Who are our investors
We’re invested by some of the most recognizable VC and PE names in the region, including Northstar Group, Provident Capital, OSV and Patamar. Having these best VCs and PEs working as our partners is a strong conviction in our markets, our team, and what we do as a company.
Do you have more than 3 years of experience in working with clients hands-on, analyzing market data, competition, corporate performance and advising clients in developing strategy and execution? If yes, you are the candidate we’re looking for.
As a Corporate Strategy Manager, you will work within the company and across functions to help shape successful business plans, strategic decisions, competition landscape and group performance monitoring. Specifically, you will work closely with CEO and CFO on issues related to:
· M&A transaction structures
· Fund raising
· Corporate strategy and business plan
· Business optimization
· Competitive landscape
· New market entry
As we are growing and evolving fast, you need to be flexible and able to multitask. We value employees who are thinkers, can think strategically, able to prioritize what needs to be done today versus tomorrow and able to articulate what she/he is. We value great communicators who show respect, calmness, being concise and listen well. We value high performance and result oriented people.
An ideal candidate will have experience with top management consulting firms such as McKinsey, BCG, Bain or PWC Strategy Consulting.
Serve as the analytics point-person on projects, applying logical and creative thinking to drive to fact-based insights.
Demonstrate strong leadership and influence management skills, including the ability to challenge the status quo.
Build project deliverables in partnership with project leaders.
Assist in the execution of the strategy development, business plan and budgeting process
Maintain an external mindset, including staying on top of users, competitive, and macroeconomic trends.
Bachelor degree MBA preferred or advanced degrees in Engineering, Science and/or Business Administration,
Years of experience: 3 years +.
Experience: Experience with top management consultant firms highly preferred
(McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group, Booz, Bain).
Strong academics from top-tier institutions (top 15% of class)
Strong analytical skills.
Strong project management skills, including demonstrated ability to think end-to-end,
manage multiple long-term projects simultaneously and manage teams.
Experience in Internet, communications or e-commerce.
Relevant relationships and contacts in the technology industry and community.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.