The Role We are looking for a successful Head of Commercial Planning to join our Commercial Planning and Delivery team. The successful candidate will develop retailer plans that will create volume and revenue from shoppers. Typical Day · Highlighting new pack opportunities within existing capabilities with existing products · Looking at promotional fall out and agreeing actions to mitigate with approval of PPPA manager . · Evaluating and challenging Brand & Private label promotional delivery and plan achieved in order to course correct · Trade investment management ensuring all investments are loaded into the system correct and ROI achieved · Promotional plan customisation and price measurement - in order to achieve Burton's required margins or to mitigate cash margin miss through greater investment in price · Lead the short term cross functional monthly planning meeting (IMEX 6). · tracking of ROS, understanding distribution loss risks and mitigating through additional activity · Leading the annual planning process. About You The successful candidate will: · Be educated to degree level or with equivalent experience · Have a minimum 3 years Sales Strategy/Marketing/Sales/Category or similar experience · Have FMCG or similar experience. · Have advanced skills in Microsoft - specifically Excel, PowerPoint. · Strong decision making ability in situations where there is ambiguity. · Have strong quantitative and analytical skills. · Have enthusiasm and drive to persuade and inspire and ability to build internal and external relationships · Have the ability to work proactively on own initiative, get things done and be part of a broader team. · Have the ability to communicate complex issues in a clear and simple manner Why Burton's Biscuit Company Ask anyone here at Burton's Biscuit Company what we're most passionate about and you'll get the same answer from everyone - the baking of quality biscuits for the whole family to enjoy. To us, a 'treat' is nothing less than a deliciously tasty biscuit that will delight our customers every time and ensure they come back for more. Our forward-thinking strategy historically led to some impressive results with Burton's Biscuit Company transforming its portfolio shape and profitability since 2009. We hope to accelerate our portfolio transformation and growth further by expanding into adjacent categories, new geographic territories and through synergistic bolt-on mergers and acquisitions. We offer fantastic company benefits, an environment that you will enjoy to work in and genuine development and progression opportunities. Does this sound like the role for you? Apply by clicking the link. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been short listed for an interview.
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