Head of Commercial Projects

Posted 09 July 2024
Job type Permanent

Job description

  • International Well-Known Brand
  • Senior leadership position
  • Based in Yangon, Myanmar

The Company
The company is a noted, high-profile firm dedicated towards the FMCG sector that holds a significant market leadership in Myanmar. They have a strong global presence and has been regarded as one of the most successful FCMG brands in the country. To support commercial growth, there is now an immediate need to hire a Head of Commercial Projects to be part of their senior management team.

The Position
Reporting to the Country Head of Commercial, the appointed individual will lead commercial projects and initiatives as project leader to drive business growth. The Head of Commercial Projects will work with inter-functional commercial teams and cross functional teams to derive long term plans and business strategy to drive business growth. He/She will be expected to participate and support future-ready projects related to Commercial Function.

As a Project Leader, he/she will plan, monitor, and prepare for the launch the assigned products in off-premises outlets and in coordination with inter-functional teams. In addition, the Head of Commercial Projects will set strategy, execution plan, timeline, and review routine to measure and deliver the success of different product categories.

The Person

To succeed in this role, candidates should have a degree bachelor's degree in business, management, finance, or a related field. The candidate must understand the industry in which the organization operates including knowledge of market trends, competitors, and regulatory requirements. He/She must have proven experience in change management, including the ability to drive and manage organizational change, overcome resistance, and ensure successful adoption of new processes or technologies. More importantly, he/she should be proficient in project management methodologies and tools and have experience in developing and executing project plans, managing timelines, and delivering results within budget. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-known MNC with strong growth potential in Myanmar.