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Planning Manager

Car Manufacturer
South East

We’re looking for a driven and analytical people manager to join a leading vehicle OEM as a Planning Manager.

Managing 2 direct reports, this role is responsible for vehicles sales plan proposals to drive volume, creating and managing production orders and forecasting financial performance. You’ll support the sales operations and fleet teams to maximise sales through gap analysis and objective setting.

This role offers the chance to join an international Car Manufacturer with a fabulous employer reputation who offer their employees structured career development opportunities and flexible working options.

This role would suit someone with experience in supply chain, product planning, logistics or forecasting. You’ll love analysing data and spotting risks and trends but will also have strong communication skills and the ability to communicate a complex message to a range of audiences. Whilst experience in automotive / vehicle planning would be useful if you work in another industry we’d love to discuss this role with you.

To be considered for this role, you’ll need:

  • Experience in a planning, supply & demand, supply chain function
  • Previous automotive industry planning experience is useful but not essential
  • Instinctive analytical mindset – able to spot, interpret and communicate trends / risks etc from data following robust fact finding / consensus
  • Ability to manage detailed and complex information
  • Advanced numerical and excel skills
  • Very clear written and verbal communication skills; able to present complex information and recommendations in a concise and insightful way to various audiences
  • An innovative mindset
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders at all levels through both written and verbal communication
  • Ability to effectively manage a small team

If you’re interested please apply now.

Ref: NS288

Posted: 21 May 2019


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