• Business Planning Manager - Open Location Platform (OLP)

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago | NL-Eindhoven
    Requisition ID
    Business & Strategic Planning
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    The Business Planning Manager is supporting HERE Platform division with cost allocation to products, financial planning and controlling activities. Tasks include financial planning and forecasting, analysis & reporting of monthly results and providing financial/business expertise to Platform to support effective decision making and to facilitate increased efficiency. Additional duties include driving outsourcing process and core business planning activities as monitoring performance across the business against the business strategy..

    What's the role?

    In this role, you will act as the key business partner working directly with operational and other internal stakeholders to provide transparency and decision support. You will structure problems, perform analysis, and create presentation materials on budgets, costs and product profitability for senior management.


    Your every day activities will include:

    • Develop, coordinate, consolidate, analyze and communicate monthly Platform costs’ forecasts utilizing Hyperon to ensure planning data accurately reflects projected business outcomes
    • Facilitate the ongoing tracking of investments to drive accountability of projections made at time of initial investment approval; Partner with Corporate Finance representative to further develop reporting and analysis
    • Collect and analyze cost information and create cost models to consolidate into cost projections for Platform Long Term Planning
    • Controlling and managing the outsourcing process, making sure it is aligned with Budget
    • Support and challenge financial and business-related topics and assist with the development of financial reports and KPIs that align with strategic objectives, initiatives and execution plans focused on meeting those objectives

    Who are you?

    In order to be successful in this role you have expert level knowledge in Microsoft Office applications, especially in Excel-based modeling. You also demonstrate excellent command of financial and business planning tools (e.g. Oracle Hyperion), processes and standards.

    You are comfortable with presenting and making impact in senior meetings and you have the following:

    • Bachelor’s degree, MBA preferred
    • 5-7 years of general business experience in consulting, finance, operations or project management roles
    • Ability to work on multiple projects, simultaneously, with aggressive schedules
    • Creative problem solver with a keen ability to standardize a process or procedure
    • Extremely well organized and accustomed to maintaining highly dynamic schedules
    • Demonstrated capacity to establish, drive and influence cross-functional networks in matrix organizations
    • Excellent communications skills

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