General Description Position Manager of SCM Operations The Manager of Business Planning reports to the Sr. Manager SCM Operations. This support includes various types of weekly forecasting and reporting to support weekly SCM deliverables. Additional responsibilities include interacting with customers and preparing product and SKU level analyses for sellout, sell-in, and WOS management.
The incumbent will work with a number of different groups throughout the organization including, but not limited to, Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Product Management, Sales and SEA SCM team, and HQ RPM team. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Support collaborative supply chain planning process by managing and improving system-based tools. Interface with key customer contacts during weekly planning meetings, and as needed. Conduct analysis of carrier sales, inventory, and competitive data to identify trends. Make recommendations which integrate the analysis into business plans. Maintain database that provides real-time information regarding sales and competitive activity Support Financial planning processes related to the sales team: Analysis, reporting and data entry (monthly forecast cycle) as well as volume and revenue simulation of promotional cost and business impact. Support additional management activities, as required, to assist others in meeting their deadlines.
Necessary Skills / Attributes
Background/Experience A Bachelor's Degree with 6-10 years’ experience preferably in finance, business, or supply chain management. Experience in the telecommunications and/or wireless industry requiring management of finance, logistics, distribution, program management, and/or business planning, or equivalent work experience in planning, finance, or operations. Must have high competence and experience in developing presentations using a variety of SW applications, including excel and PPT. Necessary Skills/Attributes for this position the following skills and abilities must be demonstrated at a proficient level: The ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all appropriate levels within and outside the company. Experience using advanced supply chain management, enterprise planning or financial planning systems is highly desired. (Oracle, SAP, etc.) Proven success in a highly dynamic, deadline-driven environment. Should have advanced MS Excel and MS PowerPoint knowledge and skills. Most important will be strong communication, both written (PPT presentations) and oral skills. The ability to work either independently or in a team environment to achieve personal and team project goals, including the completion of assignments within and exceeding established time frames.