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Business Analysis Manager

Hypebeast, Hong Kong

Driving Culture Forward

Duration: Full-Time


Hypebeast Ltd. started from a sneaker website founded by Kevin Ma in 2005 to a publicly listed media company in 2016. With a total reach of over 44.6M users across all platforms, The media group boasts a global readership across Asia Pacific, North America, Europe and more, with the flagship platform available in five languages. The group has expanded its publishing brands to a wider scope in recent years, encompassing Hypebeast and its multiple content distribution platforms, HBX, our e-commerce and retail platform, and Hypemaker, our global agency. Hypebeast Ltd. has been featured in Forbes’ “Asia’s 200 Best Under A Billion” in 2020.

Business Analysis Manager supports the decision-making, planning and development of new business ventures by applying extensive knowledge in the area of business management. The Business Analysis Manager independently evaluates new business proposals and participates in the development of moderately complex to complex new business ventures, ranging from standalone project proposals to new business unit development to the evaluation of merger and acquisition opportunities from a business perspective. 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market research as part of evaluating a wide spectrum of new business development opportunities. Brainstorm with the local market leaders to develop business development strategies, including the preparation of full business plans (including but not limited to market/competitor analysis, financial analysis, product and service analysis, go to market strategies etc)
  • Develop detailed business proposals and research relevant intelligence to back up the proposal, estimate effort and resources required for pursuing the business opportunities.
  • Ensure business opportunities align with the organization-wide business goals and objectives (whether financial or non-financial)
  • Provide recommendations to senior management to drive decision making on business opportunities, and where applicable, provide recommendations and alternatives to business proposals
  • Calculate investment returns and conduct financial analysis including cash flow projections, revenue models and cost-impact analyses for potential projects 
  • Coordinate cross-functional projects end-to-end from timeline/ deliverable planning to tracking/reporting
  • Provide and/or recommend functional expertise to design the capabilities required by the new venture to succeed, e.g. product development, sales and marketing, logistics, customer care, etc.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above from a reputable institution in business, finance, marketing, engineering or analytics, or a related field.
  • 6+ years of experience in business analysis/business intelligence/consulting.
  • Strong experience with financial modelling and business analysis.
  • Exposure to or experience with marketing, branding or a related discipline is an asset.
  • Track record of owning, driving, and closing projects from inception to execution, to include valuation, diligence, deal engineering and leading negotiations.
  • Strong & rigorous analytical & problem solving skills, ability to research & dive deep to uncover the very fundamental drivers of a market change.
  • Ability to translate analytics into insights and recommendations.
  • Flawless presentation skills and the ability to lead strategic conversations that navigate the needs of HYPEBEAST and the potential business partners.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English; fluency in Mandarin, Cantonese and/or Korean a plus.
  • Ability to work with and manage uncertainty and changes, possess strong executive functioning and organization skills to drive towards clear and action-oriented insights and deliverables.
  • Last but not least, passion for HYPEBEAST culture.
If you think you’ve got what it takes, please provide your cover letter, CV and expected salary.

This role is located and based in Hong Kong. Candidate must be eligible to work in Hong Kong.

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About Hypebeast

About With a dedicated team focused on the progression of fashion through visual inspirations and the provision of knowledge, HYPEBEAST's devotion and commitment has made it one of the premiere online destinations for editorially driven commerce and news. Spanning a comprehensive range of both styles and brands, from streetwear to high-end and from established to well-known, the HYPEBEAST editorial team has sought to make a positive contribution to one of culture's most important creative mediums. HYPEBEAST's daily news section has become an important destination for those interested in the latest developments within the fashion community as well as other aspects of culturally-relevant content such as art, music, design and lifestyle. Several consistent marquee features have provided HYPEBEAST readers with a unique vantage point into the industry. Among the most prominent ongoing features include ESSENTIALS (a look into the daily essentials of several important creatives within the industry), PROCESS (an account from start to finish of how products are created) and PEN & PAPER (an intimate look into the sketchbook of an artist). HYPEBEAST's editorial is further enhanced through its online video presence dedicated to creating impactful stories through HYPEBEAST's own stylized vision, the video platform will provide a further dimension to some of the most interesting and compelling stories within fashion and culture. To tie the various facets of HYPEBEAST together is our online store. Since HYPEBEAST's inception, an appreciation for fashion and product has been fundamental to our vision. An online store has given visitors the opportunity to conveniently shop and purchase some of our favourite brands spanning streetwear to contemporary and high fashion. A truly eclectic mix of numerous styles, our online store offers a one-stop destination for numerous innovative and highly sought-after brands.

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