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Planning Manager At A Leading Industrial / FMCG Group - Adexen

Date Posted: 01/Sep/2017
Deadline: Not Specified

Adexen Recruitment Agency - Our client, a leading industrial / FMCG group, is recruiting suitably and qualified candidates, to fill the position below:

Planning Manager

Job Reference: 1312
Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Provide analytical and planning support to the company to help in the diagnosis and resolution of key issues, improve understanding of regional economics, and facilitate the development of short-term and long-term performance targets.
  • Provide support for business strategy development and execution
  • Support AOP/Forecast development of regional initiatives, business action plans and priorities
  • Facilitate the development of an effective business strategy by developing economics to understand core business : -Performance (Brand/Package/Channel trends etc.) / -Leading the financial and operational assessment of strategic options
  • Coordinate the development of regional capital and operating budget and financial targets
  • current progress towards achievement of AOP targets and support the development of contingency plans and corrective actions
  • Provide analytical support to the regions to help in the diagnosis and resolution of key issues

Depots and Pricing Architecture:

  • Provide on-going planning support to the Depots and Pricing Architecture processes
  • Operating review of prior cycle results
  • Support regional modeling of alternative scenarios for next cycle
  • Develop 4-C’s analysis including; Competitive P&L and price/volume trends; Customer/Channel/Brand & Package profitability; sensitivity models
  • Support development and/or delivery of proposal presentation to prospective customers

Analytical Support:

  • Provide an accurate evaluation and analysis of current business results, opportunities and risks
  • Deliver value-added cross-functional planning support (e.g.. cost to serve economics, channel profitability, etc..)
  • Provide sales analysis, reporting and forecasting support to the regions
  • Periodic volume and MC reporting, analysis and target setting
  • Coordinate local capital expenditure evaluation process (small-scale projects)
  • Develop and communicate quarterly updates/outlooks
  • Company and regional reporting requirements


  • Build analytical capability in regional planning staff


  • B.Sc. degree-Accounting, MBA (Finance)
  • Membership of ICAN or other related professional bodies
  • Minimum 12 years working experience
  • Cost accounting, financial analysis, forecasting and capital budgeting
  • Proficient in computer usage, Navision etc.
  • Results oriented, takes initiatives to get things done; don’t wait to be told
  • Team player, adapts well in a diverse environment
  • Good knowledge of local statutory laws/regulations, company financial policies and procedures, local market economics
  • CSD Industry Knowledge, Regulations and Business
  • Integrity / Professionalism / Results Orientation / Initiative/Judgment

Attractive package

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