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Manager, Global Business Planning LaMer

Company: Est--e Lauder Companies
Location: Davenport
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:


  • Position calls for highly analytical, technical, inquisitive, self-starters who embrace and initiate change. Requires strong negotiation skills with proven record of consensus-building across various disciplines and levels of management
  • Analytical experience in demand planning, supply chain, finance, sales administration or marketing requiredNEW PRODUCT PLANNING
    • Global Business Planners "own" new product volume estimates/forecasts from the Concept stage through the Monitor stage. Business Planners support brand marketing & financial objectives through the following New Product Process:
    • Prepare objective, fact-based, detailed projections for each saleable SKU/market combination. Volumes support the innovation planning process and translate into forecast guidelines
    • Provide detailed analyses of historic internal and external like-product performance (shipments and sell thru where available) and market trends. Includes most-likely scenarios for cannibalization, marketing support, door distribution plans, market share/category growth projections, SKU management, pipe requirements, etc. Communicate forecast guidelines to the regions and assist them in incorporating them into their business plans.
    • Global Business Planners negotiate with Global Marketing, Regional Sales & Marketing and Regional Demand Planning teams to gain consensus on projections/assumptions
    • Proactively re-evaluate projections as needed throughout the Innovation to Execution stages and issue detailed forecast guidelines by market/SKU combination to affiliates for local forecasting
    • Investigate unexpected and/or missing forecasts and approve final forecast volumes, gaining consensus where results differ materially from original projections.STRATEGIC / BUSINESS PLANNING & REPORTING
      • Global Business Planners are critical in ongoing Strategic & Financial Planning processes by identifying sales opportunities at the category/product/market levels, creating and presenting reporting to optimize the business.
      • Provide business and portfolio analytics to support the Global Brand. This includes the issuance of several standard monthly and quarterly reports as well as general ad-hoc analyses.
      • Provide analytical support for the annual innovation planning, strategy, budget and long-term planning process.
      • Evaluate actuals vs. plan/prior year, analyze variances and initiate appropriate corrective actions working through the Regional and Affiliate Brand, Global Marketing, Demand Planning, Finance, and GBSC organizations.
      • Prepare, analyze and issue reports such as the Innovation Sufficiency Side-by-Side, Mix-of-Business, Retail/Trade Inventory Analysis, Phase-Out Assessment, Time Phased Safety Stock Volume Estimates, etc.
      • Identify opportunities for and develop new analytics to continue to evolve reporting and analytics within the brand.
      • Utilize reporting to provide insights and recommendations for action to brand leadership and the Regional teams.
      • Monitor brand sales trends across all Regions and Markets and drive for adjustments to improve demand plans.
      • Drive for Promotional sufficiency. Monitor the usage plans for the Non-Saleable product portfolio which includes Samples, Gifts, Testers, and Collateral items.Qualifications
        • Undergraduate degree in Business, Finance, Marketing, Engineering. Master's degree helpful but not required.
        • 5+ years broad functional combined experience in the following preferred: Demand Planning, Supply Chain, Marketing Analytics, Finance, Business Development, Consulting
        • Strong Microsoft Office Skills- Advanced Excel Skills, strong PowerPoint skills
        • Experience with SAP, Tableau, and Alteryx preferred
        • Strong Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) knowledge base
        • Strong knowledge of the demand planning process and business planning, Systems thinking mindset.
        • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, detail orientation, presentation, collaboration, and negotiation skills.The anticipated base salary range for this position is $82,500 to $135,500. Exact salary depends on several factors such as experience, skills, education, and budget. Salary range may vary based on geographic location. In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for participation in a highly competitive bonus program with possibility for overachievement based on performance and company results.In addition, The Est--e Lauder Companies offers a variety of benefits to eligible employees, including health insurance coverage, wellness and family support programs, life and disability insurance, retirement savings plans, paid leave programs, education-related programs, paid holidays and vacation time, and many others. Many of these benefits are subsidized or fully paid for by the company.Job: Supply Chain - Corporate Primary Location: Americas-US- Job Type: Standard Schedule: Full-time Shift: 1st (Day) Shift Job Number: 236656 We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact USApplicantAccommodations@Estee.com.

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