Internet Strategic Analysis Director

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
VEON – Sales, Commercial, Business Development, Business Strategy
Fixed Term
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The Group Strategy function is responsible for overseeing our efforts to identify new growth and business development opportunities and to shape the company strategy.
The Internet Strategic Analysis Director will be responsible for the provision of strategic analysis and recommendations for all activities relating to Internet business development opportunities mostly in the framework of a telecom company.  You will be involved in and provide input into the groups strategic planning processes, providing analysis and insights to assist in and influence business development and developing business strategy at the highest level.

Reporting to the Group Chief Strategy Officer, your responsibilities will be:-

- Supporting the formulation of overall Corporate strategy, including go-to-market strategy, product strategy, technology strategy, adjacency/white space analysis and competitive analysis
- Provides key input and insight into the analysis of strategic opportunities and challenges for Veon in collaboration with colleagues across the Strategy department
- Interfaces with the corporate functions and OpCo’s and Business Development groups to assess the strategic fit of external M&A candidates and technology opportunities
- Collaborates with counterparts in the Commercial & Business Development groups to drive strategy formulation and strategic alignment
- Supports execution of the annual corporate strategic planning process while coordinating the inputs with counterparts within the corporate functions and OpCo’s
- Performs complex analysis of existing strategy and performance of the Business Areas, Business Horizontals and Regions and provides recommendations for improvement

A bit about you....

- 10+ years of relevant work experience in Strategic Development, Processes & Planning
- Strong industry knowledge of the Internet and IT marketplace, products, and trends; relevance for Telecom business is important but not essential 
- Excellent conceptual problem-solving skills exhibited by the ability to approach complex, ambiguous business problems and formulate pathways towards a solution from first principles.
- Strong quantitative and financial analysis skills
- High level of intellectual curiosity, self-motivated to solve difficult issues, continually seeking ways to improve.

Education and experience
Undergraduate Degree and post Graduate Degree (MBA) is required
2-3 years of post-MBA experience from a top tier consulting firm, advisory or investment banking firm desired

Whilst we see this as a long term position, we will start with a one year fixed contract to start!
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