Manager, Corporate Planning
Posted on 13 Sep 2021 25 days left for application

Job Purpose

To support the management in the yearly formulation of corporate business plan, scorecard and relevant planning exercise. Coordinate effective implementation of the agreed strategies and tactics through proper cascading to the divisions through effective utilization of available resources. Conduct relevant research and analysis to support the development and implementation of the corporate business plan.

Duties & Responsibilities

A. Corporate Planning:

1. Formation of annual corporate business plan and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

• Facilitate and coordinate corporate-wide annual business planning exercise

• Support in formulation of corporate scorecard to measure achievement of corporate objectives based on analysis on macro and micro information

• Lead in analysis to ensure alignment of strategic objectives, KPIs and resources throughout all levels in the organization

• Provide coaching and guidance on the development of business plans vis-a-vis translation of strategy into tactical plans

• Provide continuous coaching and guidance formulation of divisional -level Key Performance Indicators

2. Support 5-year planning (Rancangan Malaysia Ke-RMK) planning and facilitation with ministry and central agencies which include:

• Pre-planning phase: Facilitate initial discussion with Ministry and EPU/MOF in determining themes for digital economy

• Planning phase: Faciliiate workshops and discussions to consolidate strategies and initiatives within MDEC and its stakeholders

• Post planning: Facilitate review sessions of RMK content and projects, and, cascade to MDEC working with key departments such as Finance and Project Management Office

B. Research & Analysis:

1. Ensure achievement of research objectives in alignment to the corporate strategy and/or planning

• Conduct research and analysis on the external environment to be used as reference for the yearly sessions and evaluate all opportunity-threats

• Assess the organizational business strengths and weaknesses

• Develop insights through data analysis

• Obtain information on economic and industry trends, competitor and client behaviour

• Provide insight, analysis and recommendation during planning initiatives by providing insights on current trending and future outlook

• Systematically explore predictions and possibilities about technologies impacting the Digital Economy

• Provide insights through trend analysis and advising the respective stakeholders

• Provide recommendation to Management for next course of action based on insights developed

• Provide relevant information to measure success of strategic initiatives

C. Stakeholder Reporting & Management:

1. Engage and develop report for stakeholders on matters related to corporate planning and research

• Provide recommendation for Minister Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and other Ministries KPI related to MDEC as required

• Ensure compliance to the following stakeholder reporting requirements and other directives

D. Management Key Decision-making Platforms:

1. Lead the coordination of Management Key Decision-making Platforms

• Facilitate and coordinate Management key decision making platforms (including but not limited to MDEC Management Meeting)

• Provide advice and recommendations on agenda setting and oversee the follow through of key action items for the key decision making platforms

E. Learning and Growth:

1. Actively enhance personal development of skills and acquisition of knowledge

• Participation in knowledge acquisition platforms in related areas

• Implement personal development plan as identified in training needs analysis


A. Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Engineering or IT

B. Minimum 7 years working experience with 2 years’ experience in Corporate Planning/Corporate Strategy and Research function

Competency Required

Soft Skills:

• Strategic thinking, planning and management

• Business acumen, meticulous and attention to detail

• Analytical and innovative thinking

• Stakeholder management and communication

• Facilitation and coordination for effective execution

• Problem analysis and issue resolution

• High level attention to detail

• Demonstrate reliability, initiative and resourcefulness

Technical Skills / Knowledge Specialization:

• Project management knowledge (e.g. P3O, PRINCE2 PMP/PMBoK)

• Understanding of MDEC’s roles, initiatives and processes

• Balanced Scorecard and Key Performance Indicators

• Strategic planning frameworks and models

• General knowledge of statistical methodology

• General knowledge of economics and ICT sector

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