The purpose of therole is to support regional strategy in line with AXA Ambition throughestablishing and implementing thestrategic and business development objectives for the entities in Asian Markets
He / she is responsible todevelop and manage the strategic planning process and other strategicinitiatives for the assigned entities in Asia Markets portfolio.
In addition,he / she will assist ChiefStrategic Development Officer (CSDO) in managing the portfolio of entities / projects of theRegion.
Scopeof key focus : Finance, Customer Engagement, Life, P&C, Distribution, etc. Role and Responsibilities :
Activelyparticipate in the strategic business planning process, ensure to havestrategic review on the strategies execution of the Entity
Leadthe development and ongoing strategic analysis as necessary
Reviewstrategic plan and target letters, formulation process with local operatingentities
Workon strategic orientations of local operating entities (together with CEOs / Strategyin charge)
Providestrategic research and competitive analysis and assessment of the Entity
Monitorperformance of existing businesses, early recognition of pending issues,problem areas or new opportunities and ensuring the business addresses thoseareas and provide timely advice and support to Entities
Reviewbusiness targets to ensure consistency with strategic goals
Assistin strategy related projects as necessary
Lead,manage, support assigned projects across the region
BusinessDevelopment include Origination, M&A, JV, significant partnerships
Manageportfolio of business development initiatives
Recommendand prioritise business development objectives, together with CEOs / Strategy incharge
Workon negotiation pitches and strategic rationale of business development initiativeswith local operating entities (together with CEOs / Strategy in charge).
Targetidentification, evaluation, perform screening of external growth opportunities;assess and approve target candidates (valuation, issues / risks etc.).
Identify& manage key business issues and develop resolution steps for review.
Ensuretimely information and communication to key stakeholders
Engage and build thebridge with the Group on regional opportunities.
Masterin Business Administration (MBA) strongly recommended
Actuarialdegree in Life or GI is a plus but not a must
Experiencein Insurance or financial services is highly preferred
Leadership Behaviours / Other Requirements :
Strategicmind-set with solid business planning skills
Strongquantitative and accounting skills; excellent analytical, data analysis andpresentation skills
Strongcommunication and interpersonal skills; able to effectively communicated with seniormanagement on a frequent basis;
clear and concise communicator within a teamenvironment ; Ability to develop and build relationships both internally andexternally
Strongpeople management skills; ability to manage a small, highly qualified group
Mustbe able to continuously monitor business trends / standards and be able toresearch, recommend, and apply ideas as the emerge
Highlymotivated by new challenges; work best in an environment that values teamworkand individual
Experiencedproject management skills and financial analysis
Abilityto triage issues / situation
Motivatedto learn and absorb new ideas and concepts
Flexibleenough to react to changes in decisions and adjust accordingly
Abilityto work under tight deadlines and demanding situation is critical
Organisedapproach to growth initiatives and adaptable to fast changing situations
Abilityto form a reasoned recommendation and persuade others
Preparedto work in a transactional environment requiring high workload in order to meettight deadlines
Highattention to details
Well-developedunderstanding of operations and distribution of insurance companies
Willingto travel frequently
Englishand one other Asian language is a preference
About AXAWould you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life?
Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA -
a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things. In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.
AXA in Asia is a market leading insurance player offering a differentiated composite proposition in Life and General Insurance with operational presence in Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, China, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand.
The Asian businesses are part of the AXA Group, headquartered in Paris and a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management with a presence in 64 countries.
AXA in Asia is committed to creating a sustainable, long-term business for our employees, customers and shareholders. AXA is an equal opportunity employer.
We are committed to promote Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) by creating a work environment where all employees are treated with dignity, respect, and where individual differences are valued.
We welcome and treasure diverse profiles to join our big family, and to build an inclusive culture together which allows everyone to maximize their personal potential.
What We OfferWe’ll give you :
A competitive salary and benefits package
Medical cover and dental plan
Attractive pension plan
Rental reimbursement scheme
Extensive learning and development opportunities