Specialist, Planning Job Description

Specialist, Planning Job Description

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Specialist, planning provides information to management and assist cost centers, R&D functions, project managers during budgeting, planning (long and short range), and forecasting process.

Specialist, Planning Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Identifying gaps between the demand plan vs
To propose and lead effective strategies to enhance operational efficiency and achieve business results
Forecast print quantities for branded Mobility & BRS elements (posters and brochures)
Update and create new merchandising planograms, including accurate representation of regional marketing elements and products to support campaign launches in the Visual Merchandising Tool (VMS)
Liaise with team on planogram timing and execution
Create and update new fixtures and/or hotlinks and plan future fixturing for larger quarterly campaigns
Provide merchandising support – extra requests (POP, logins, training etc) projects, zone expansions and adaptations
Determine new interface requirements, review proposals with team and managers to improve usability and efficiencies
Consolidate branded kits and compile distributions to meet launch dates for all regions
Manage communications to warehouse on distribution priorities and timing

Specialist, Planning Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Specialist, Planning

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, PMP, PSP, SWP, ACE, EVP, CCP, ITIL, GIS

Education for Specialist, Planning

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Specialist, Planning

Desired skills for specialist, planning include:

Microsoft Office applications
MRP/ERP systems
Budgeting and program management
Especially related to planning
Modern communication and information management technologies

Desired experience for specialist, planning includes:

Synthesizes complex analysis
Draws out and prioritizes key implications
Develops sound recommendations based on own work
Manages PMO processes and tools for entire engagement, or design and manage individual workstream within an overall program
Analyzes leadership agendas and identifies mis-alignments and alignments
Analyzes stakeholder agendas related to workstream and identifies support and resistance

Specialist, Planning Examples


Specialist, Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of specialist, planning. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for specialist, planning
  • Prepare comprehensive financial plans that meet client’s specific needs in the areas of financial, investment, retirement, and risk management planning
  • Quarterly analysis of static pool trends for lease portfolio including remarketing channel distribution, early term behavior, Dealer Channel premium, Auction Expense, and other behavior specific to forecasting lease account performance
  • Collaboration with Statistical Modeling team to ensure econometric aspects are accounted for in the Residual Value model
  • May serves as back-up on logging financial plans received
  • Coordinates maintenance flying schedule
  • Monitor Inventory levels vs
  • Review and assist the planner in generating the master production schedules, running Kinaxis can do simulation
  • Conduct one-on-one, financial planning client case reviews
  • Provide centralized, customized support to Financial Advisors on analyzing financial plan modeling needs after reviewing input and calculated information at the client level through LiveMeeting training sessions
  • Plan and implement specific programs and projects including project management for university wide Workforce Planning initiative
Qualifications for specialist, planning
  • Bachelor Degree in Economics, Political Science or Engineering
  • Fluency in Italian and English (both written and spoken), French knowledge would be an advantage
  • The incumbent’s level of skill and knowledge is sufficient to ensure “value added” in terms of advice, guidance, quality control, coordination
  • Computer proficient in AutoCAD
  • A minimum of 3-5 years retail banking & Customer Marketing Experience
  • A B Degree in Commerce or equivalent NQF 6 level qualification

Specialist, Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of specialist, planning. 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 specialist, planning
  • Assist in the preparation of executive decks for presentation to business leaders
  • Recommend capacity changes, location, and timing when appropriate and advise production, inventory, and distribution consequences of alternative sales plans
  • SCM Specialist takes the R&R for new product launch at HEDA site, that mainly involve the risk assessment of New Product Launch, required resources (equipment, team member, ) and capitals, design of project plan and time table, coordination with site team and Above-site team to meet the time line, control of project progress, change control management, set up and optimization of the NPL procedure
  • SCM Specialist would take the role of site Print Coordinator to design or update Artwork profile, input Tech info and review/approve artworks in Blue system, suppose technical improvement project initiated by site GTO, initiate artwork workflows in Blue system for Tech-driven artwork change, coordinate with site planning, Quality, and Tech team to make sure the transition of old to new artwork without scheduling or supply impact
  • Co-ordinate and Maintain the Demand Planning process to ensure the generation of valid demand forecasts for assigned brands
  • Responsible for the forecast and product availability through consistent deployment of process
  • Drive accountability based on key performance metrics and targets
  • Identify problem SKU’s and proactively communicating issues with corrective actions
  • Oversee and manage the master data process, BOM and Purchase Orders
  • Oversee the supply chain project or UAT testing assigned to support
Qualifications for specialist, planning
  • Cooperation (daily calls, meetings) with our business partners worldwide
  • Must be proficient with MS Office suite and Primavera V6.0
  • Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 2+ years of experience, or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree
  • Typically requires education/formal training equivalent to the completion of a two-year technical degree or trade school equivalency and five or more years experience in aircraft planning, scheduling and documentation
  • Foreign Service, Civil Service, or military experience at the GS-12-13 or O-4 levels, respectively
  • Project Management experience, especially a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification would be desirable

Specialist, Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of specialist, planning. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for specialist, planning
  • Creation of shift bids (locations include multiple Reservations offices, Customer Care, Cargo, and Passenger Record Support)
  • Coordinates all holiday bids and the annual vacation bids
  • Prepare, update and maintain the relevant Commissioning schedules through contact with Company & Contractors Commissioning Teams
  • Participate as required in the integration of Commissioning schedule into the Overall Project schedule
  • Define and maintain the Work Breakdown Structure working closely with the Commissioning Site Leaders
  • Prepare planning information for progress reports to highlight planned v actual progress, forecasted completion dates and any areas of concern
  • Assist the Commissioning Manager in preparing a detailed monthly review on Commissioning Execution & Progress
  • Coordination and planning of crude imports and products transports
  • Planning of feed units (quality/quantity), special campaigns, blends and optimal operation taking into account the intrinsic limitations linked with safety, environmental and quality guidelines
  • Prepare and Optimize recipes of blending (minimize give-away, etc)
Qualifications for specialist, planning
  • 6Developing tools and processes to operationalize the selling process (beyond campaigns) including reporting, metrics
  • To maintain the relation with local offices, corporate media teams and media agency on a daily basis
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years broad Oil & Gas project controls/Planning experience in all project phases
  • Minimum of five (5) years in Primavera Administration
  • Some experience in Internet of Things (IoT) architecture is preferred
  • Ability to drive to solve problems, provide exceptional customer support and help others

Specialist, Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of specialist, planning. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for specialist, planning
  • Contribute to the store's complete staff planning process from forecasting to execution of the schedule by posting draft schedules timely, ensuring scheduled hours include planned absences and liaising on the development of final schedules with department managers in order to respond to co-worker, customer and business needs
  • Support­ department managers frequently to ensure the development, adaptation and improvement of quality schedules that are within the forecasted hours and have updated co-worker availability and skill levels
  • Responsible for following up the store staff planning process from forecasting (where highlighting commercial influences are taken into consideration) to ensuring schedules comply with all labor rules and internal requirements
  • Managing supplier deliveries including delivery problems (complaints, documentation issues)
  • Support preparation of quarterly financial scorecards for senior management
  • Producing insightful analytics, financial metrics, and pertinent trends for inclusion in monthly and quarterly business reports
  • Understanding key business drivers and their impact to the forecast process
  • Designing and developing financial models and spreadsheets to forecast financial results
  • Process daily orders internally and externally
  • Collaborate with hubs to ensure inbound shipment receipt without issue
Qualifications for specialist, planning
  • Ability to work independently and showing initiative, but still be comfortable and productive in a small team environment
  • Advanced certification in finance or accounting or current progress towards completing such certifications is a plus (MBA, CPA or CFA)
  • Willingness to assist with projects not directly tied to job requirements
  • 1 year Joint Staff, COCOM/GCC, or Service level staff experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Engineering, Economics, Chemistry or related field required
  • Production planning experience preferred

Specialist, Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of specialist, planning. 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 specialist, planning
  • Supporting the Staff Planning Manager in administrative tasks associated with schedule creation and management
  • Contributing to the store's complete staff planning process from forecasting to the execution of the schedule by posting draft schedules timely, ensuring scheduled hours include planned absences and liaising on the development of final schedules with department managers
  • Providing the management team with expertise, support and training in accordance with the People Strategy
  • Following up the store staff planning process from forecasting to ensuring schedules comply with all labour rules and internal requirements
  • Gathers call data and assists with data analyses to determine call volume trends, service activity, or resource availability to forecast required staffing levels and provide reporting to management
  • Monitors staffing levels and schedule adherence of Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) to assure internal and/or client service levels and customer satisfactions goals are met
  • Developing and implementing logistics production process
  • Defining and following up action-plans within the logistics area to support Global Outbound strategy
  • Support organization in meeting key KPI/PIs
  • Logistics process development, optimization and standardization (incl
Qualifications for specialist, planning
  • Work with Accounting Services to ensure reporting guidelines are met and assist with proper accounting policy
  • Assist with financial planning direction and strategies
  • Responsible for controlling the Fringe Benefit Budget, both from an instream allocation and an outstream cost management of retirement, health, payroll tax, and administration cost
  • Lead the Capital Investment Forecasting process, working with function controllers on capital budgeting, commitments, accruals, and monthly forecast
  • Assist in VoKus inputs, validation, and questions from Finance colleagues in Volkswagen AG
  • Knowledge of technical resources used in the call center

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