Integrated Business Planning & Activation Manager, Europe - Open to flexibility

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Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
10 Feb 2017
Closes
10 Mar 2017
Ref
53953BR
Contract Type
Permanent

Integrated Business Planning & Activation Manager, Europe - Open to flexibility

An amazing opportunity has arisen to join a truly transformational team. This key role is part of the Europe IBP&A team (within the Europe Customer Marketing Team) responsible for driving a step change in planning & activation best practice across all countries in Europe that drives sustainable growth while simplifying our business.

In this role you will:

  • Co-Lead the implementation of the new integrated business planning process across Europe
  • Lead excellence in Commercial Annual Planning
  • Act as the subject matter expert for Anaplan - Our Commercial Planning System
  • Deliver the Europe Execution Calendar & monthly Execution Reporting
  • Engage & Influence the Europe commercial community to significantly change current ways of working & implement best practice in the planning, delivery & execution of our categories & brands across our customer base.

The desired candidate will:

  • Strong interpersonal & influencing skills at all levels of an organisation & across different countries.
  • Ability to drive change and inspire/influence others to get behind new ideas
  • Strong commercial and/or project management background – ideally experience in embedding IBP externally and / or 2 out of the 3 functions of sales / commercial planning / marketing
  • Good understanding of customers – both their businesses and their shoppers - & what it takes to achieve excellent execution in stores.
  • Fluency in languages in addition to English is highly beneficial

This could be a great opportunity to impact the future of our business across Europe.