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Pernod Ricard India , AGM , Innovation Planning , IIM,ISB,MDI,FMS

  • 10-16 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

Innovation Planning | AGMAbout Pernod Ricard:Pernod Ricard is a global leader in Wine and Spirits with one of the most comprehensive portfolios of the industry with 240 premium brands available in over 160 countries.Our purpose is to turn every social interaction into a genuine, friendly and responsible experience of sharing. We are unlocking the magic of human connection to grow our business, transform our industry, and make a positive impact on the world. We do this by creating conviviality.We crave conviviality because it is inherent to humanity and a true source of joy. When we are open to meeting people as our most authentic selves and we share convivial moments, our lives become so much brighter and more vibrant , In those moments we become convivialists , a role each and every one of us should embrace.Conviviality cannot exist without people, so it follows that consumers are at the core of our long,term strategic model. Understanding changing tastes and consumption patterns ensures we remain consumer centric and true to our purpose.Our role as Consumer Insights specialists is to enable the business to make the right strategic and commercially savvy evidence,based decisions within the ever,changing context of our consumers and customers lives.About the role:The AGM,Innovation Planning will be instrumental in shaping and realizing a transformation agenda that impacts PRI's long term business growth. This role exists to help Pernod Ricard India (PRI) identify and act upon key consumer, shopper, technological and competitive shifts taking place in an increasingly diverse environment to build future readiness and sustainable long,term growth. Not only will the AGM Innovation Planning ensure that PRI is at the forefront of understanding these key drivers and influences within the market, but he,she will be instrumental in developing potential solutions for PRI to pursue, in response to these shifts.This is a high impact role for an influential leader who is a black belt in Consumer Insights and Innovation but also has highly developed commercial and business acumen. A successful AGM Innovation Planning must be able to move easily between thought leadership and practical, commercially viable implications, influencing senior stakeholders and inspiring a network of Marketing and Commercial leaders.Finally, you will need to be able to work in close collaboration with the Brand Planning and Marketing Analytics teams, external agencies and partners to connect multiple data sources related to consumer behavior and derive broadly based implications that provide direction to the business. Your role is to ensure PRI makes sense of the rapidly shifting nature of the category in a diverse and ever,changing world and enables our in,market teams to ensure our brands and innovations develop simple, scalable solutions that beat the competition, and ensure our brands win at the moment of choice.PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:, To deliver leading edge understanding of our consumers with future facing implications that fuel sustainable category growth, deliver consistent customer value, and create long term competitive advantage for our brands., Responsible for envisioning, creating, and executing long,term innovation strategies that drive new occasions, recruit consumers or drive brand premiumization through both , extensions of existing Pernod Ricard brands and the creation of new to the world brands., The innovation strategy creation must be grounded in deep consumer, culture, category, and business insight and must future proof the business against the winds of change., The AGM, Innovation Planning is a critical business partner to the Marketing Team and will provide thought leadership as well as contribute his,her unique perspective and skill set to the broader Consumer Insights community., This role has a large leadership footprint and needs to be equally influential across senior Marketing and Commercial stakeholders.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:, Define and articulate opportunities for PRI to deliver future category growth, customer value, and sustainable competitive advantage in the context of rapidly changing business environment., Joining the dots with data and analytics and deliver specific pieces of understanding often in partnership with Consumer Insights, that advance PRI's thought leadership in customer value creation., Deliver Best,in,Class Frameworks & Tools , Develop and embed through the global Consumer Insights organization, best in class frameworks w.r.t Innovation Planning that can be applied to create sustainable competitive advantage for PRI across our existing and NTW brands., Develop a deep understanding of consumer, shopper and market trends and be the consumer insights and knowledge champion, Ability to convert insights to action to create consumer,customer value and competitive advantage for PRI, Display a strong understanding of the Stage Gate process and the research requirements for each step in the process, Strong ability in qualitative and quantitative research methods as well as demand forecasting tools such as BASES, Contribute to the development and application of Best Practices for Consumer and Market Insights within PRI, Develop strong relationships with global and regional external research suppliers to ensure superior service and qualityPROFILE DETAILS:, MBA from a premier institute, 10 , 14 years of work experience including senior level of consumer planning and innovation planning , research; proven track record of innovation success across key TBA categories, including both major brand extensions and new,to,world brand creation is highly desirable, Significant and proven leadership experience with evidence of driving sustained cultural and behavioral change at scale within an organization, leveraging diverse inputs including data and analytics, behavioral science, and consumer learning, Great communication skills and ability to interact with and influence a variety of different backgrounds and levels of seniority, as well as different cultures and perspectives, Strong ability to simplify the complex to ensure that our frameworks and tools are fully understood and used across the broader organization, Should be a self,starter as well as have a strong bias for action, Innovative and creative but also intellectually rigorous in his,her thinking, Can lead, thrive, provide guidance and cut through in the face of great ambiguity, Tactical and Strategic proactive thinker with results orientation, Success as a project or team leader managing cross,functional teams both internally across Demand,Supply and with external agency partners, Ability to develop innovative solutions to business challenges that maximize financial impact, while mitigating potential risk