Strategy Analyst wanted by LAFARGE

发布日期:2011-09-28 03:13    来源:北京大学国家发展研究院


Lafarge Group
World leader in building materials, Lafarge holds top-ranking positions in each of its three Divisions:
N°1 worldwide in Cement
N°2 worldwide in Aggregates & Concrete
N°3 worldwide in Gypsum
More than 76,000 employees, 1,963 production sites in 78 countries
2010 sales: €16.2 billion
Group headquarters in Paris

ShuiOn Group
Diversified group engaged in property development, construction and construction materials
Interests in Hong Kong and the Mainland China
Chairman: Vincent Lo
Group headquarters in Hong Kong

First foreign cement producer in China
JV Between Lafarge Group (55%) and Shui-On Group (45%)
11,000 employees in 5 Business Units (Sichuan, Chongqing, Guizhou & Yunnan)
Regional headquarter in Beijing

Job Title:Strategy Analyst


Job Physical location:Beijing

Position Reports to:Strategy Manager

Direct reports:Interns on a project bases

Work relationships:Beijing Headquarter and Business Unit level: most of the departments of the company

Overall purpose:
Strategy is the determination of the basic long term goals and objectives, and the adoption of courses of action and the allocation of resources necessary for carrying out goals
The strategist acts as a key input to Lafarge ShuiOn value creation, acting both as an advisor and an expert for ongoing concern and unforeseen business opportunities

Key activities:
- On ‘Ongoing Concern’ (current business):
 To generate and maintain the adequate process and databases for gathering economical, building sector and cement macro-and micro-knowledge, follow-up, analyses, diffusion and competitive intelligence (actors, markets and products)
 To create informed and timely dossiers with options for the ad-hoc projects and requests needed by the immediate management
- On ‘Strategic Planning’ (Long Term prioritization):
 To assure the quality and standards and promote the strategic planning process. To seek the input, collaboration and information of all the functions involved in the key functions of the Strategic Planning

Key deliverables:
- Strategic Studies: Macro-economic and market studies
 Research, collecting of information in markets, competition
 Analysis, defining of information
 Interviews, update of information databases
 Cross-projects: impact on substitutes, vertical integration of concrete, new arrival
- Project Management: conducting the projects
 Providing timely updated information relevant to the project
 Supporting the process and the project teams with accurate tailored analysis
 Assuring consistency, coherency and quality of the information and support hypotheses

Technical competencies:
- Hard skills (Technical competencies)
 Analytical: Figure-driven, database knowledgeable, mathematically apt
 Finance basics, economic assessment, value-creating profitability
 Commercial market stakes
 Technical: basic knowledge of processes and industrial tools is a plus
- Soft skills (Behavioral competencies)
 Research of information
 Creative and lateral thinking
 Rigor and quality control
 Analyses capabilities
 Syntheses capabilities
 Organizational skills, planning and self-timing of initiatives
- People’s skills (Behavioral competencies)
 Capacity to build a network, internally
 Inspire trust and knowledgeability
 Assertiveness, integration into a group and team’s acceptance
 Autonomy and self-sufficiency

Work experience:
Less than 2 years.

- English: Fluent
- Mandarin: Fluent

To apply: Please e-mail your cover letter and CV to:

Strategy department
Lafarge Shui On cement
20F, Beijing Hyundai Motor Tower
No38, Xiaoyun Road
Chaoyang District, Beijing 100027
People Republic of China