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Head of Planning

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by a large Food & Beverages company to recruit a Head of Planning for their operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

    • Report to the Chief Financial Officer
    • Provide analytical and planning support to the company to help in the diagnosis and resolution of key issues, improve understanding of regional economics, and facilitate the development of short-term and long-term performance targets.
    • Support AOP / Forecast development of regional initiatives, business action plans and priorities
    • Facilitate the development of an effective business strategy by Developing economics to understand core business
    • Performance (Brand / Package / Channel trends etc.)
    • Leading the financial and operational assessment of strategic options
    • Coordinate the development of regional capital and operating budget and financial targets
    • Provide analytical support to the regions to help in the diagnosis and resolution of key issues
    • Provide on-going planning support to the Depots and Pricing Architecture processes
    • Operating review of prior cycle results
    • Support regional modeling of alternative scenarios for next cycle
    • Develop 4-C’s analysis including; Competitive P&L and price/volume trends; Customer/Channel/Brand & Package profitability; sensitivity models
    • Support development and/or delivery of proposal presentation to prospective customers
    • Provide an accurate evaluation and analysis of current business results, opportunities and risks
    • Deliver value-added cross-functional planning support (e.g.. cost to serve economics, channel profitability, etc..)
    • Provide sales analysis, reporting and forecasting support to the regions
    • Periodic volume and MC reporting, analysis and target setting
    • Coordinate local capital expenditure evaluation process (small-scale projects)
    • Develop and communicate quarterly updates/outlooks

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Finance from a recognised univeristy
    • MBA (Finance) is a plus
    • Minimum 10 years working experience in a similar senior role within an international corporation
    • Extensive experience in the FCMG industry is required
    • Cost accounting,  financial analysis, forecasting and capital budgeting
    • Results oriented, takes initiatives to get things done
    • Team player, adapts well in a diverse environment
    • Good knowledge of local statutory laws/regulations, company financial policies and procedures, local market economics
    • Management of a large multicultural team
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

FMCG

Job Seniority

Manager

Job Category

Accounting and Finance

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Reports, Budgets, Cost Reporting, Forecasting, Financial Analysis, Accounting, Business Strategy, Finance, FMCG, Competitive Analysis

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