Business Planning Manager
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 16/05/2020

Job Description

Ref ID:  06020-0011391253


The Company

Robert Half are recruiting for a Business Planning Manager to join what is easily Yorkshire's fastest growing organisation, based in Leeds City Centre.

The business are extremely passionate about what they do, highly innovative and fast growing, and therefore are wanting a high calibre, driven individual who wants to work in a fast paced, high pressured environment, as an integral role for supporting the Board with strategic decision making.

The Role

As Business Planning Manager, you'll have a broad overview of the business and will work with the senior management team and Board to aid decision making and support long term growth plans and strategy.

Supported by a team of Analysts, you will act as an advisory to the business through analysis of M&A opportunities, expansion options, competitor analysis, consumer trends, emerging industries, VC options as well as driving internal continuous business improvement.

Your role will include, but are by no means limited to:

  • Exploring internal and external trends, markets, behaviours and dynamics to support business decision making
  • Implement long term strategic goals to drive unprecedented organic growth
  • Provide senior management with SWOT analysis of possible ventures
  • Review and analyse commercial and financial information, as well as future business opportunities, market analysis, performance analysis, and potential platforms for expansion.
  • Provide senior management and board with meaningful information, using BI tools where necessary
  • Develop existing processes and implement new solutions to constantly drive business development and improvement.

The successful candidate will have a broad background and experience in the following skills:

  • Be comfortable analysing large volumes of data sets and manipulating to provide meaningful information
  • Strong interpersonal skills to present to internal and external ideas, providing ideas and solutions- always prepared to challenge and be challenged on ideas
  • Self motivated with a willingness to work autonomously in a fast paced, high pressure environment.
  • A desire to drive continuous improvement
  • Advanced Excel is essential

Salary & Benefits

  • £50,000-55,000
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Competitive wider benefits package

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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