Planning Manager at Adexen

Adexen is mandated by an international FMCG group to recruit a Planning Manager for their operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos.Our client is a leading industrial / FMCG group.Job descriptionProvide 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 issuesDepots 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 customersAnalytical 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 requirementsCoaching    Build analytical capability in regional planning staff

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