Head of Integrated Business Planning - Flexible working available

London (Greater)
02 Aug 2022
02 Sep 2022
Contract Type

From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothing’s changed. We are the world’s leading premium alcohol company. Our brands are industry icons. And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role. It is why we trust them with our legacy. And it is why we reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve. Our ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world. To achieve these, we need the world’s very best people.  

Feel inspired? Then this may be the opportunity for you. 

About the role  

Reporting into the Planning and Logistics Director you will sit with the regional exec team in London.

You will be responsible for a team and will embed the end to end cross-functional integrated business planning process to ensure that market strategies are aligned to support Diageo’s business performance ambition. 

You'll leading and driving a collaborative and efficient monthly Integrated Business Planning (IBP)/ OnePlan and Sales and Operations Execution (S&OE) process.

You will be responsible for embedding and continuously improving the Integrated Business Planning/OnePlan process across Diageo in collaboration with the cross functional OnePlan teams.

Establish and deliver strategy roadmap to ensure you achieve maturity objectives, including process, application support tools, policies, and control mechanisms. Collaborate with cross functional partners to ensure adherence and ownership of processes and metrics as part of the S&OP process.

Lead the improvement roadmap to advanced process maturity including capability and systems development. 

Running the monthly governance process that tracks progress to plan and identifies corrective actions when necessary by working closely with key partners. 

You will implement consistent, codified RASCII across IBP and Demand Planning functions to unlock optimal performance. 

You will be required to build effective relationships across our end-to-end Supply Chain, finance, commercial and the key market leadership teams to deliver performance. 

About you 

To be successful in role you should have extensive hands-on and leadership experience working within progressive positions in Planning with greater focus on Supply, Demand Planning, S&OP and Financial Business Planning management with relevant experience across CPG, F&B industry. 

You’ll demonstrate strong personal drive and ability to foster effective working relationships with partners, peers, leaders and bringing leadership and influencing skills to fore.  

It is crucial that you have experience in designing, shaping, and implementing Demand Planning and Integrated Business Planning processes at scale and complexity, and delivering on the outcomes expected. 

You will have demonstrable good experiential knowledge of end-to-end supply chain management with significant emphasis on strong analytical approach, being results oriented.  

Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.  

We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills, and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.  

Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.  

We’re looking for an individual with a drive to be the best: a brilliant negotiator, influencer and leader that can deliver exceptional customer insights.

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