Planning Lead Job Description

Planning Lead Job Description

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Planning lead provides SAP / COBALT / APO DP end-user support for supply chain processes and lead implementation of SAP system upgrades.

Planning Lead Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage execution of GMA strategic and operational planning and budgeting processes at the region/country levels, in alignment with corporate, business unit and regional planning and budgeting processes
Lead the key account role(s) focusing on our top retailers, building planning relationships, the way we sell-in and sell-out, adding value to the rhythm of the business cycle with our key accounts
Accountable for the creation of the 6 month ‘campaign’ plan of consolidated Marketing Engagement Activity – all channels and all customer segments, underpinned by budget to ensure that the campaign plan is approved Marketing & Business development
Provide planning consultation to Marketing and Business development to explore campaign possibilities
Work with the Marketing & Business Development teams to understand targets, campaign insight and other trends/insights that can be used to optimise campaign plans across all channels
As assigned by the Head of GMA Strategic Planning, support definition and implementation of projects supporting GMA strategy
Coordinate GMA meetings and activities as defined with the Head of GMA Strategic Planning and manage action items
Support the leaders of region/country medical teams in defining Region/Country Medical Plans and Medical Launch Plans, and in designing and implementing projects with strategic impact
Manage the tracking and communication of appropriate performance metrics across GMA, with a focus on region/country metrics
Define and oversee the implementation of project management solutions for Region/Country teams, including in new markets

Planning Lead Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Planning Lead

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, CSCP, LEAN, IBF, CPF, CBF, ISO, PMP, UL

Education for Planning Lead

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the planning lead job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, MBA, Business/Administration, Education, Economics, Technical, Accounting, Supply Chain Management

Skills for Planning Lead

Desired skills for planning lead include:

Key clients
Marketplace with national and global reach
Industry trends is paramount
Computerized Maintenance Management System
Lean manufacturing for maintenance
Supply chain forecasting / trade spend software systems and processes
Augmented analytics

Desired experience for planning lead includes:

Support the operational effectiveness and organisational excellence of select Global Medical Teams
As delegated by the Head of GMA Strategic Planning, act as the ad hoc representative of the Global Medical Affairs Leadership Team (GMALT) or of GMA subteams
Continuously work with GMA Strategic Planning colleagues and region/country team members to improve existing processes across GMA, and propose, design and manage the integration of new GMA frameworks and planning processes into GMA
Acting on behalf of the Head of GMA Strategic Planning, act as an internal liaison fostering collaboration within GMA and between GMA and other Shire departments
Manage and execute the GMA communication plan, focusing on communication to region/country team members
Directly manage, develop and recruit talent for key wholesale planning positions in the region

Planning Lead Examples


Planning Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a planning lead. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for planning lead
  • Identify and report on HVAC industry developments and trends and analyze strategic business unit market share
  • Manages a unique market segmentation process for entire strategic business unit within the HVAC industry
  • Prepares, publishes, and presents critical financial reporting to all levels of business leadership
  • Responsible for creating the overall campaign laydown to pass through to Campaign Management whilst staying close to innovations in the Digital, BI and Technology teams to bring appropriate innovations back into campaign planning
  • Understand our customers, prospects and market in detail to define different segmented approaches based on distinct characteristics such as value, activity, engagement, product penetration, tenure
  • Work closely with BI and marketing teams to understand customer insight and help shape new propositions which will underpin commercial objectives and will translate into market leading campaigns
  • Define and maintain the scope and detailed process steps of the Supply Planning Process
  • Maintain the integrity of the Supply Planning Process
  • Ensure standardization of the Supply Planning Process
  • Define and maintain the scope and detailed process steps of the Supply Planning Process in the company
Qualifications for planning lead
  • Co-defining & Agreeing capacity and resource planning / structure principles nationally to optimise sales performance & customer retention
  • Make prioritization decisions and trade offs between product and segment plans ensuring implementation priorities are integrated and aligned to the national sales plan
  • Engage Group Marketing and Product on above and below the line advertising and translate into national sales plan
  • Apply specialist sales and market knowledge and direct advise key stakeholders
  • Based on prioritization and planning, specialist sales and market knowledge, determine and direct sales spend by campaign and ensure strategy (CVP and other) alignment
  • Determine lead generation needs and negotiate lead requirements with product and segment

Planning Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a planning lead. 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 planning lead
  • Leads annual budgeting process, generates 18 month capacity plan, staffing requirements and hiring plans for areas of responsibility
  • Works with routing to define holiday hours of business and handling
  • Maintain the integrity of the Supply Planning Process in the company
  • Ensure standardization of the Supply Planning Process in the company
  • Provides support for one-off and standalone projects or major issue resolution
  • Monitor and maintain sufficient fabric inventory levels at the plants and to support production plans and minimize surplus and storage issues
  • Responsible for maintaining employee development plans, performance reviews and succession plans for staff recruiting and retaining talent for the LAP Plant Planning team
  • Conduct regular meeting with Commercial (Sales / Marketing) & Product (BU/LOB) teams to gather and analyze all available information to create the best possible forecast (historical sales, phase in/phase out, cannibalization, causal factor, market trends, seasonality, promotions, special events inventory levels, price changes, lead-time .)
  • Monitor and maintain sufficient fabric inventory levels at the plants to support production plans and minimize surplus and storage issues
  • Enter, confirm and monitor Purchase Orders in the NGC system for package Sourced products
Qualifications for planning lead
  • Translate the National Sales plan into a sales plan for defined product areas (tactical and operational plans)
  • Define sales & customer growth forecasts across specific product areas and translate to broader sales plans across regions
  • Ensure coordinated and integrated sales planning and delivery
  • Ensure sales activity and campaign execution through the consultant and enablement teams
  • Preference will be given to South African Citizens and Permanent residents of South Africa in possession of proof of permanent resident status.*AB-MM1
  • Ability to independently evaluate, assess and initiate action

Planning Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of planning lead. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for planning lead
  • Operates autonomously as a financial subject matter expert within the firm and collaborates cross-functionally with all departments
  • Key figure in the manufacturing standard costing process including the forecasting of product cost changes and presentation of results to management
  • To fulfill an advisory role to the Project or Proposal Management, to BY and /or Top management
  • Own and drive the strategic planning process and ensure proper translation into financial planning
  • Develop and build the right functional organization structure and staffing plan to meet the functional, GMS and BMS objectives of cost, service and quality
  • Manage supply issues with a high focus on customer service
  • Ensure execution of Finished Goods production planning & raw material procurement
  • Represent Supply Chain P&D in the plant Tier Reviews acting as the key interface between SC & Manufacturing partners and supporting functions
  • Create, revise, and maintain graphics-heavy, user-friendly instruction and process documents templates to produce and test flight hardware
  • Interact with engineering, subject matter experts, and shop floor personnel to ensure that work instructions are created to be easy to interpret, clear (not ambiguous), consistent, and concise
Qualifications for planning lead
  • Time zone flexibility is a must
  • Act as the interface with Product, Segment and Finance to negotiate product & customer specific targets and customer growth plans aligned to an integrated national plan for all products and segments
  • Integration and prioritization of sales plans, campaigns and activities across specified product areas and customer segments
  • Implement processes and tools to disseminate leads across team and network for follow through
  • Clearly convey information through a variety of media to stakeholders
  • Proactively seeks others for feedback, interest

Planning Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a planning lead. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for planning lead
  • Develop, document, and improve data pull processes to drive efficiencies and planning scenario analyses for project teams to facilitate data-driven business decision-making related to volumes
  • Create tutorials around planning for optimization of order of operations and assembly sequence templates to maximize build efficiency and reduce the probability of technician error
  • Creator of Technical Manuals for planning ensuring uniformity across groups
  • Production lead to continuous improvement of the shop floor interface creating specifications for the EIS to develop to
  • Owner of the Icon warehouse including all creation and modification of icons
  • Convert existing specification documents into standardized templates and perform formatting overhauls to transition traditional text based planning to streamlined icon formatting
  • Creates and leads training courses for icon planning usage
  • Update a database of “before” and “after” slides for users to learn more quickly proper usages
  • Acts as initial reviewer on planning instructions until new user is fully trained to promote uniformity
  • Implement train-the-trainer with the ME and Planning Lead population for review purposes
Qualifications for planning lead
  • Familiar with ITE, TAC, CPA and Alberta Transportation’s standards and procedures
  • Reviews and approves any updates to demand and supply projections
  • Payments Industry and Scheme Impacts
  • Risk Mitigation Approaches
  • Interim Operating Models
  • Payments Alignment/Impact assessment against Programme Transition Strategy

Planning Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a planning lead. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for planning lead
  • Identify, document, and resolve data quality issues related to high value projects and core business data
  • Work with workstream PMs to update and validate project and program plans
  • Work with supplier PMO and delivery teams to validate project and program plans
  • Overseeing the ongoing development and day-to-day execution of all the PMO program planning
  • Define and implement a robust planning process across the program
  • Create and maintain credible program plans, compliant with the planning process
  • Establish, direct and motivate the planning team to deliver the services
  • Plan, monitor, control and report on the program progress
  • Identify dependencies, variances, slippage and applies critical path analyses to project and program plans
  • Act as a subject matter expert on planning to work streams and releases
Qualifications for planning lead
  • Payments Implementation Strategy and plan
  • Payments Transition State and Live Proving plan
  • Payments input into Live Events
  • Event execution approach
  • Payments detailed Schedule of Events
  • Payments wellness checking

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