This role gives YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, the main of these are :
Co-ordinate the preparation, presentation consolidation and corporate reporting of forecasts and budgets for the markets within the region
Supervise and maintain actuals and forecasted processes in the Consensus Forecasting platforms (MoD CF / CCC)
Delivers monthly consensus forecast across all relevant markets by providing managerial decision-making reports with value adding gap analysis to drive business performance
Lead a team of Hub P&F Senior Leads and Leads including, drive individual and team performance, ensure recruitment selection, training and development, performance evaluation, salary reviews etc.
Co-ordinate the preparation of monthly consolidation reports and analysis for regional managerial review
Define, prepare and maintain updated Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the Hub in line with guidelines
Follow up on all critical issues that may arise within the department and / or stakeholders.
Drive improvements to the delivery of service to relevant stakeholders
Ensure robust Business Continuity Planning that risks are appropriately identified, monitored, managed and escalated where necessary
Lead the regional Hub performance reviews with the Regional Financial Director to drive continuous improvement and provide insights to drive performance
Comparing monthly results & variance analysis
Drive standardisation and automation working in partnership with the Global teams
Develop and maintain a robust Performance Framework, including Voice of Customer, Voice of Process and Voice of Employee to establish a high-performance culture within the team
The Planning & Forecasting Director is responsible for the deliverables and performance of a finance team that will support the respective Regional Finance teams with planning and forecasting activities and right first-time reporting and analysis which is insightful and timely to drive strategic business decisions.
Also, the Planning & Forecasting Director will sit on the leadership teams of the respective Regional FLTs and will be required to be a strong partner to the Regional Finance VPs / Finance Area Heads.
He / she will be expected to engage with senior stakeholders at both Regional and Corporate level (and act as an escalation contact for Regional VP Heads).
Basic Qualifications :
We are looking for professionals with these characteristics to achieve our goals :
University degree in Business Administration or Finance, MBA desirable.
Demonstrable post qualification experience within a similar industry
Budgeting, forecasting and reporting experience required
Experience in managing large teams
Extensive operational experience in Planning & Forecasting (>
Understanding of processes and associated technology platforms
Experience in building high performing and remote organisation / large teams
Ideally has Planning & Forecasting / Finance Business Partner experience
FMCG / Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred
Excellent stakeholder engagement in driving process improvements.
Ability to make strategic or tactical decisions, resolve issues and support the P&F teams in delivering excellent service to the business
English Level : Advance
Preferred Qualifications :
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus :
MBA, preferably in Management, Finance or Accounting.
Strong Analytics training or experience
Strong problem-solving skills
Experience managing or working with a global team and global stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to analyze and compare complex data from multiple sources
Demonstrated ability to determine and communicate the legal, financial and ethical interpretation of industry regulated principles
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If you feel this is your next career move, please apply up to (May 8th)