Senior Associate - Strategy & Operations

Mumbai, India
Full Time
Strategy & Operations
Mid Level

JOB TITLE: SENIOR ASSOCIATE, STRATEGY & OPERATIONS

LOCATION: MUMBAI, INDIA

OUR STORY:

JioSaavn is South Asia’s leading music streaming service. We are over 300 entrepreneurs, across New York, California, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore, who help music lovers access, discover, and listen to their favorite songs across languages and genres. In early 2018, a merger between JioMusic and Saavn was announced; creating a combined entity valued at over $1 billion.

We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe. Through partnerships with Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter and Shazam - to name a few - JioSaavn reaches more music fans across the world. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, innovations and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, from The New York Times, to The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times to Forbes, and many more. We are well-funded by some of the world’s most successful institutional investors and global media companies as well as a number of strategic individuals. Beyond investing, they are advisors and supporters of our vision, our passion, and our collective ability to deliver a revolutionary music experience as the leader in India.

OUR CULTURE:

At JioSaavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: creating the perfect mobile entertainment ecosystem that delivers the best possible music experience to millions of listeners around the world. Our default mode is that of perpetual innovation. Together, we form a concerted rhythm that goes beyond borders. We don't just go with the flow, we create it.

JioSaavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment, full of fun wholesome experiences – from in-office performances by some of the world’s most beloved musicians to opportunities for international travel. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose JioSaavn, you join a diverse world of high-calibre techies, artists, and inventors hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr, MSN, and NDTV. We are one of the few digital companies to provide employment opportunities that meet the Silicon Valley benchmark – right here in Mumbai! Figures, since we’ve got Silicon Valley covered, too.

Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual in our global team to be catalysts for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your vision to life, and to expand, learn and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

With listeners speaking multiple languages in almost every country in the world, we like to think we have the most diverse user base on the planet. This has only been made possible because of the value we place on radical inclusivity in our offices across the globe. We believe different is wonderful, and what sets us apart is also what brings us closer. JioSaavn prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We have committed ourselves to creating a safe environment with fair and equal access and opportunities, sans discrimination. We encourage everyone to be open to experiences and perspectives beyond their normal; divergent thinkers create differentiated products, and even better music.

If our vibe matches with yours, we'd love to hear from you.

ABOUT US:

The Strategy & Operations team works cross-functionally across the organization to formulate and operationalise overall strategy. We are looking to recruit a senior associate who possesses the ability to distill a bird’s eye view of the overall strategy to an ant’s eye view across functional teams strategy. We highly value candidates who are humble & grounded and come with a “can do, will do attitude”. The role is highly visible across the company and in particular to the senior leadership of JioSaavn. This position will be based out of our Mumbai office.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Financial modelling and preparation of bottoms-up business plan. Playing a significant role in the quarterly and annual planning process
  • Presenting data-driven, insightful, and compelling recommendations on high priority strategic and operational initiatives
  • Maintaining detailed project-related data dashboards and extracting key insights to help guide decision-making among cross-department teams
  • Support strategy development using quantitative and qualitative analysis, macro and internal data research
  • Developing and tracking project-specific KPIs for cross-departmental working groups
  • Staying up-to-speed on industry best practices as it pertains to the music streaming sector

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Business, Marketing, Finance, Engineering or related field
  • 2-3 years experience in a top-tier investment bank, PE / VC, management consulting firm and/or relevant experience at a tech company
  • Exceptional proficiency in excel financial modelling, creating high impact presentations and getting insights out of large sets of data (SQL proficiency a plus)
  • High calibre project management and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience in conducting and presenting quantitative and qualitative analyses and insights with simplicity, clarity, and confidence to various stakeholders including senior/executive management
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build effective relationships across teams to solve and operationalize complex business problems
  • An entrepreneurial, “roll up your sleeves” attitude and willingness to perform tasks with a range of difficulty from routine tasks to preparing analysis for senior management

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

At JioSaavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company.

You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously to make a difference in the way the world experiences music

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