Commercial Planning Manager

  • £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Hays Specialist Recruitment

Commercial Planning Manager, Medway, to £55k

Your new company

Highly successful manufacturing company

Your new role

Partnering with the commercial teams, the Commercial Planning Manager will support the

continued growth of the company by guiding, influencing, and adding value to conversations

with customers, support contract management and provide costing strategies for

products. Additionally, this role will carry out ad-hoc financial analysis for key stakeholders

across the business to support commercial decisions.

Creation, implementation, and monitoring of profit improvement plan

Creating & managing a high-quality scorecard which contains insightful commentary

Compile and circulate monthly risk profile

Complete monthly profit predictions to allow for corrective action

Represent the business in external commercial discussions in conjunction with the

sales team

Work on the long-term financial plan for the organisation, assessing financial viability

and commercial return on investment opportunities to maximise ROI.

Provide insight and analysis on performance drivers and trends to enable an early

understanding of business risks and opportunities.

Provide supporting analytics to any M&A scouting & diligence activity.

Analysing potential development initiatives and investments.

Lead the strategic planning calendar, ensuring all elements of the process are properly

planned and coordinated (including 5-year planning cycle, customer strategy review,

BU strategy plans, etc.)

Support the commercial team with contract renewals and tender submissions for new

business, assessing long term profitability.

Provide costings and support for new product development.

Provide financial analysis of web sale promotions.

Assisting the CEO in various analysis and presentations to improve business


What you'll need to succeed

You will be CIMA qualified with a background in the manufacturing and/or manufacturing sectors

Strong analytical background ability to carry out root cause analysis and able to develop and

interpret data and information for reporting..Experience influencing and presenting to all levels.Work to a high-level of detail, maintaining accuracy in complex work. Advanced excel skills. Previous ERP systems experience.

Willingness to go outside of the normal job remit to support both internal and external stakeholders. Excellent presenting style, ability to tell a story with passion and conviction. Ability to influence at all levels. Positive and resilient mindset. Pragmatic and proactive, taking the initiative and working autonomously across a broad remit.

What you'll get in return

Some flexible working options available dependent on business requirements.

What you need to do now

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