Planner, Business Job Description

Planner, Business Job Description

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Planner, business provides thought leadership in identifying emerging trends and potential areas of growth for the Power Apps and Power Automate businesses.

Planner, Business Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Own Channel plan tracking process, trend forecasting, post season analysis and the communication of variances supporting rationale to Sales and Supply Planning counterparts
Own sales tracking process, trend forecasting, post season analysis and the communication of variances supporting rationale to Sales and Supply Planning counterparts
Update and maintain Account Executive customer planners utilizing Matrix and Nielsen, and publishing region merchandising calendars
Work with customer service, supply and transportation to ensure all purchase orders are shipped 100% on time and in full
Manage Channel and Key Account business plans that drive maximum selling and profitability performance at retailer door level
On an ongoing basis drive business analysis efforts to identify systemic issues, trends and develop recommendations for course corrective actions
Represent the business as single point of contact (SPOC) for FY17 planning deliverables
Own Role Excellence for marketing disciplines within Bing Ads Marketing
Build and maintain relationships with Finance and Global Search Business Team Operations to ensure alignment around financial goals and objectives
Be a super user of company tool for outsourced vendor setup and management

Planner, Business Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Planner, Business

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Education for Planner, Business

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Employers hiring for the planner, business job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Business, Finance, MBA, Business/Administration, Education, Marketing, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, Management

Skills for Planner, Business

Desired skills for planner, business include:

Forecasting
Manufacturing principles
Merchandising
Retail math and retail processes
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CMDR
Cost estimating and contractor bid process
DAX and Power Automate

Desired experience for planner, business includes:

Create annual top line traffic, conversion, and AOV plans for total business, by marketing channel and by country
Analyze DTC product performance
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent training and experience in financial analysis and planning
Prior merchandise planning experience (2-3 years)
Familiarity and experience with Key Performance Indicators relevant to the online retailing business and a general understanding of marketing channels
Ability to work with colleagues through a positive, collaborative, and transparent inter-personal approach

Planner, Business Examples

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Planner, Business Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a planner, business. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for planner, business
  • Support Majors sales teams on sell through reporting and planning
  • Leading cross-functional teams to define the SKUs for existing and new offerings
  • Create Post Promotional analysis reports for the customer and sales team and send the analytical re-cap on a routine basis
  • Assist in some forecast and scenario planning
  • Maintain and communicate the Joint Business Planning reconciliation data file for Annual Business Plan with key customers
  • Use customer portal sales forecast, Nielsen and Matrix to provide analysis for management of annual business plan (BP) and rolling estimate (re) processes
  • Utilization of Target’s PartnersOnline portal for new item set up, product maintenance, contract submissions and data analysis (IMN, CNA, VMM, MerchIQ, etc)
  • Work closely with Acosta to ensure utilization of business planners and integration into financial processes
  • Act as troubleshooter and subject matter expert between sales team and Acosta, and sales team and key headquarter functions for specific business and systems request
  • First point-of-contact for PO customer service issues and interface with supply chain and customer to manage all product allocations, new item samples, and product recalls
Qualifications for planner, business
  • Ability to use sales financial data to recommend and make decisions on account profitability
  • Proven and reputable communication skills and ability to influence others
  • Comfortable and confident in ability to work with cross functional partners and senior management on all aspects of the business
  • GEO/Territory travel as required (GTM, key accts, industry meetings)
  • 3 years experience in business planning independent role within FMCG dynamic environments
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office tools - focus on Excel
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Planner, Business Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of planner, business. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for planner, business
  • Analyze, define and implement forecasting methodology leveraging product and customer segmentation strategies
  • Build business cases to influence investment decisions, 3rd party partnerships, strategic deals, product and marketing decisions
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders across marketing, engineering, finance, data sciences
  • Synthesize the details into an effective story and present to partners at all levels of the organization
  • Lead or support key strategic initiatives as appropriate
  • Lead analytical efforts as required for projects including valuations, long-term market development analysis, scenario analysis
  • Or analytics experience in a multi-channel retail environment is strongly preferred
  • Landing the TnR and IoT business model strategy, SKU line-ups, pricing, and service meters where appropriate
  • Defining and delivering the business model decisions for any new or updated TnR and IoT Products Developing key metrics, forecasts, and reporting in partnership with finance and engineering to monitor the business performance
  • Successfully develop relationships with key technical and business associates and with the sales organization around the various products sold to other companies
Qualifications for planner, business
  • Create ROI-driven Business cases and gain support across key decision makers
  • Deliver insights on the health of the business by analyzing performance of business drivers, key strategic bets and providing deeper insights into international product, users and market trends
  • Conduct market research and synthesize analyst reports to understand how to shift preference share
  • Ability to influence at the CVP level
  • A BA/BS in Marketing, Business or related discipline is required, MBA strongly preferred
  • Passion for Windows and the B2B segment
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Planner, Business Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of planner, business. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for planner, business
  • Revise forecasts and recommend changes on a monthly basis based on actual usage, trends, wins/losses, new product introductions, and revised sales plans
  • Lead consensus meetings for areas of responsibility and advise Sales, Marketing and Business Units of problems and significant variances between existing forecasts and actual
  • Design and generate weekly and monthly demand forecast reports
  • Plan, coordinate and manage planning efforts for all aspects associated with conducting business and IT unit exercises, including clients and vendors as defined by exercise scope
  • Develop and apply a deep understanding of the Xbox Live users across devices and products, build knowledge of subscription businesses and their drivers
  • Ensuring business building accuracy by following and challenging KAMs sales monthly forecasts on baseline promotions and launches
  • Developing deep customer knowledge on supply rules and policy, timelines, stock equation
  • Aggregating the total sales forecasts in units and consolidates sales
  • Analysing all available facts and figures to identify potential gaps
  • Communicating objective feedback, propose adjustments to key stakeholders (GM, Sales, Supply, Finance)
Qualifications for planner, business
  • Proven experience in preparation and delivery of executive level and field presentations
  • Strong passion for Windows and the device market
  • Analyze & understand customer & partner needs, market opportunity, the existing business, and sales motions to inform key decisions
  • Lead the business strategy for Office 365 in SMB, including our Business Suites and new apps like Bookings to drive usage and relevance of Office 365
  • Courage to challenge the status quo and improve existing ways of working
  • Knowledge of MS Office and particularly Excel
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Planner, Business Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a planner, business. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for planner, business
  • Partner with Merchandise Planning to share regional hind-sights to ensure needs are covered
  • Verify that meetings are arranged efficiently and timely with a high level of accuracy
  • Assist with the development of plans for continuity of essential functions and resumption of complete business operations
  • Monitor business and operation changes to ensure plans remain current and valid
  • Prepare and conducts training briefings and overviews to educate workforce personnel
  • Create detailed research and analysis within focused market areas including customer trends and preferences
  • Provide project management for assigned initiatives and work closely with the appropriate divisions and team members for effective and successful implementation
  • Identify key trends and new business opportunities for Yamaha
  • Coordinate and support new research and projects with Yamaha Japan, internal divisions and external business partners
  • Provide clear communication and reporting of new trends and findings to appropriate management and teams
Qualifications for planner, business
  • Strong proficiency in excel, PowerPoint, and data base management
  • Advanced knowledge with Excel and SQL
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, finance, statistics
  • Crisis Management –Create policies and plans related to potential Business Interruptions
  • Disaster Recovery – Safeguard IT operations by identifying potential problem areas and single points of failure throughout the technology landscape that may result in interruptions to critical IT operations
  • Business Continuity – Develop safeguards and Business Recovery Plans and Procedures governing the remote Business Offices and Operations associated with the organization
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Planner, Business Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a planner, business. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for planner, business
  • Preparing Budgeting and forecasting of Materials and Maintenance needs
  • Participate in monthly open to buy meetings to highlight and articulate key sales, inventory and gross margin opportunities and risks
  • Create and publish ad-hoc reporting and provide expert analysis
  • Partner with Finance to inform sales plans at the quarter, month, week and day level for individual Brand House stores
  • Analyze the potential of new store locations and the expansion of existing store locations by determining accurate sales volume projections based on sister store sales, trends, competitive and local market data
  • Create by store and by cluster attributes by evaluating individual and store group sales performance, product performance biases, sales to stock comparisons, seasonality and turn
  • Partner with the cross-functional team to develop store based tests to identify future opportunities
  • Leading the execution of pilots, new business models, promotions and offers in the America’s markets and working together with our international pilots lead to execute in Europe and Asia
  • Coordinate and conduct annual maintenance of business continuity documentation and updates, exercises, and independent review and validation
  • Must be able to work non-standard hours, including weekends and holidays, as needed
Qualifications for planner, business
  • Provides order status
  • Performs duties for applying stock coils to internal orders
  • Manages and controls finished goods inventory
  • Communicates shipment status of orders with Commercial
  • Ability and willingness to work extended hours, weekends and/or holidays in support of our 24/7 operations
  • Deep familiarity with statistical models & methods (experimental design, hypothesis testing, regression analysis, applied machine learning)

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