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Business Planning Managers are responsbile for creating and implementing business planning processes. Their duties include managing teams, supervising business operations, designing strategic plans based on forecasts, and providing improvement recommendations. Based on our resume samples, the ideal candidate should demonstrate analytical thinking, thorough technical knowledge in their given industry, organizational skills, communication abilities, and leadership. Those seeking for a Business Planning Manager position should be able to highlight in their resumes a degree in business administration.

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Business Planning Manager

Took ownership of Residential Finance's AOP process by performing extensive macro-level industry analysis while scaling those findings at a micro-level to simplify communications to the business.

  • Lead strategic review of the department's 5 year plan and recalibrated the program to align with the bank's expectations. Market shares increased from 6% to 20% within two years as a result.
  • Developed reporting tools based on market behavior by tracking industry trends and using available market intelligence.
  • Performed competitive analysis to identify market share estimates and track market movements.
  • Produced monthly achievement reports, presentations and reviews as well as other financial reporting requirements for the Residential Finance department and senior management.
  • Supported business needs for performance statistics and other capacity planning and production data requirements.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Decision Sciences And Management Information Systems
MBA
Real Estate & Finance
Management
2

Business Planning Manager

Provided efficient and economical use of service employees through the calculation and transferring of service labor costs between departments.

  • Gathered team agreement through facilitation of presentations, staff discussions and whiteboard sessions.
  • Created effective working teams by hiring, training and mentoring employees.
  • Provided 10% labor cost savings by improving and automating time tracking systems.
  • Eliminated unnecessary procedures by streamlining and automating processes.
  • Participated in two SAP ERP transitions.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Economics
MA
Master of Arts
3

Business Planning Manager

Led corporate pre-season planning and in-season forecasting for the Rugby division to manage
business risk and opportunity and recommend appropriate merchandise strategies to senior
leadership. Held key responsibilities throughout the process of closing the division.

  • Business Planning: modeled long range targets as well as topside fiscal financial plans
  • Strategic Thinking: developed business case that effectively directed excess inventory
  • Merchandise Planning: drove strategy to liquidate $6M of inventory through in-store
  • Cross-Functional Partnership: formed and led team of business partners to ideate and plan in- store marketing events to ensure smooth execution and maximize impact.
  • Operations Management: collaborated with store operations to align staffing with sales forecast and in-store tasking to save 20% to budget.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Economics
MBA
Marketing Associate
4

Business Planning Manager

Developed and managed merchandise financial plans focusing on sales, margin, and turn for business categories representing $430M in annual sales.

  • Organized and managed the development of the training manual for the team.
  • Led a cross-functional team in the development of a new tool to increase efficiency and consistency for inventory management.
  • Established a cross-functional review team focused on process development and training consistency within the Merchandise Planning and Allocation Departments.
  • Represented the department on Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Tested and developed the weekly planning process in the (JDA)Arthur Planning Tool.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Government And History
MA
International Studies
5

Business Planning Manager

Worked with account to reduce Non-Working dollars to repurpose fund and drive efficiencies in merchandising plans, reduced from 20% down to 5% resulting in customer growth of 7%

  • Developed/presented new item sales plans, presented to buyers, secured distribution, and tracked performance versus targets and market
  • Initiated line and category reviews. Used path to purchase, HH penetration, buy rates, and purchase cycles in addition to sales trends to influence decisions
  • Created post-promotional and merchandising analysis tools to improve volume estimating and trade spend
  • Leveraged internal and external incentive programs to increase DSMP (Distribution, Shelving, Merchandising, Pricing)
  • Three direct reports over time in role
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Public Relations
6

Sr. Business Planning Manager

Managed distribution for a $50M Search toolbar business and an $8MM Search errors business across internal properties and 3rd party partners.

  • Facilitated the identification & implementation of additional distribution opportunities with business development, resulting in new revenue streams that generated ~$500K/yr.
  • Generated a 30% increase in errors revenue through UI design and operational improvements.
  • Led cross functional teams from marketing, business development, product and finance in effort to increase domestic unique visitors to AOL properties by 100M.
  • Provided impact assessments of Google smart pricing program on Search revenue forecasts and developed mitigation strategies to protect revenue.
  • Built revenue models for potential deals, developed customized key metrics reports for customers and managed the day-to-day business operations for 50+ distribution streams.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Communications
7

Business Planning Manager

Established operational processes for a new unit within the company, with global responsibility for the selling and implementing of healthcare and clinical trials software solutions, an annual budget of $80 million and 350 employees.

  • Led forecast calls with global sales executives and prepared and analyzed reports on quota and budget attainments.
  • Worked with marketing to ensure efficient flow, follow-up and conversion of 2,000 leads per year generated out of global
  • Partnered with finance to establish sales quotas, teaming agreements and compensation plans for global sales employees.
  • Maintained sales territory definitions within the CRM application to ensure correct customer assignment, revenue
  • Ensured global process and systems standardization and efficiency through training and interaction with all employees.
  • Assessed business needs, developed new reports and improved processes to increase overall productivity.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
MBA
Master of Business Administration
8

District Business Planning Manager

District staff assignment for 29 stores, providing leadership and assortment recommendations to the stores.

  • Planned and supervised all merchandising, selling and sales promotional activities.
  • Planned special events.
  • Identified market opportunities and solutions.
  • Provided feedback to the Home Office.
  • Coordinated and conducted buying meetings for the Women's Apparel division.
  • Grew Women's Apparel division to the #2 volume district in the company.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Mathematics
BS
Personnel Management
9

Business Planning Manager

Provided critical support to Global Operations Quality Functional Leader on day-to-day business operations.

  • Developed and analyzed business information including spends against approved budget, resource forecasts and tracking, process risk management, and reinforcement of organizational direction.
  • Supported planning, development and execution of Global Operations Quality business plan.
  • Assessed tasks to ensure rapid planning and execution as the focal point for collection, analysis and dissemination of information regarding quality operations business strategies.
  • Worked with sensitive, highly confidential information and collaborated with senior leadership.
  • Assessed and streamlined operational processes and redirected responsibilities to eliminate waste and redundancies.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Engineering
MS
Master of Science
MA
Lean And Flexible Production Systems
10

Business Planning Manager

Managed the development of eighteen-month operating and capital plans.

  • Worked with the managers of 25 constituent departments to generate budgets covering 170 full-time employees, 50 contract employees, and a total cash requirement of $180m.
  • Reviewed period results with front-line managers and presented them to management.
  • Reviewed and approved equipment purchases and personnel additions, acting as liaison between departments and the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Implemented project-based budgeting and time-tracking policy in IT Department.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Economics
MA
Economics
MA
Master of Arts

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