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Senior Manager, Planning & Project Management

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Posted 22 January, 2020



About the Job

The Senior Manager of Planning & Performance Management reports directly to Vice President, Strategy. The person will be engaging and coordinating across function and levels in the capacity of Business Planning and Performance Management. Key stakeholders include internal and external for reporting including MED, MOF and other ministries when required. 

This includes direction of the strategic planning process; review of strategic partnership; evaluating business opportunities; providing insight and direction in new market development; preparing strategic reports, recommendations and presentations; and gathering market and competitive intelligence.



  • Strategic Orientation – Generates a strategic plan that integrates numerous business issues, functions and resources for effective action. Identify potential strategic partners, alliances and relationships to expand core product lines or bring new product lines to the organisation
  • Communication Develop, communicate, & direct implementation & execution of business development growth strategies & processes to meet both market share & revenue goals. Communicate the Business Development strategy to CEO and Senior Management.
  • Market Knowledge – Develop and grow business relationships in all market segments vital to the success of the company. Able to anticipate, capitalise on and possibly drive changes in the market.
  • Result Orientation – Liaise with members of staff to ensure top level client experience in all cases of client interactions from follow up to delivery and needs assessment.
  • Collaboration & Influence – Develop networks towards sourcing for new clients. Nurture broad networks of alliances with others to exchange knowledge and information about learning and change in support of change initiatives in the industry.
  • People and Organisation Development – Identify and develop resources relevant to business development and sales goals. Oversee the organisational effectiveness, management development, and leadership development of the organisation towards improving the core competency of the company.



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Business Information System, Finance and other relevant disciplines
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional work experience in Strategic Planning and Performance Management


Hard skills

  • Well versed with Strategic / Business Planning tools or methodology e.g. Strategy Map
  • Highly experienced in designing and executing Performance Management and Reporting framework
  • Highly experienced and skilled in MS Office primarily Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work with recent technological applications relating to daily tasks.


Soft skills

  • Exceptional relationship skills and the ability to build and grow connections with people of any individual, irrespective of the background and personality.  
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Independent critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills. 
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to keep multiple projects and client engagements active at once. 
  • Comfort with ambiguity and ability to navigate uncertainty. 
  • Style alignment with a strengths-oriented team environment and the ability to naturally elevate others. 
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Strong leadership capability.

About Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC)

MaGIC enables and supports the sustainable growth of entrepreneurship in Malaysia. Our goal is to drive sustainable entrepreneurship ecosystem development through innovation and creativity by creating value and new economic drive for Malaysia. We help entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey by collaborating with other government agencies, industries and stakeholders. To build our nation’s innovation and creativity skills as well as grow talent, we offer dynamic programmes and capacity-building initiatives. MaGIC also positions Malaysia as a gateway into ASEAN for entrepreneurs to expand their business and reach. Social entrepreneurship is a key focus for us too as we aim to drive the movement forward through community engagement, capability development and social impact measurement initiatives.

MaGIC is an agency under the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development (MED) with a mandate that realises the aspirations of the National Entrepreneurship Policy 2030 (Dasar Keusahawanan Nasional 2030) and contributes to the evolution of Malaysia into an entrepreneurial nation.