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Mgr Trade Planning ONE

Company: The Hershey Company
Location: Hershey
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

COVID-19 Vaccine Safety MandateThis position requires that you must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (even if working remotely). You will be required to present proof of vaccination before starting in your new position. If you receive an offer, you will be required to upload a copy of your vaccination card into SuccessFactors if you haven't already. If you believe you require an accommodation for medical or religious reasons related to the vaccine safety mandate you may submit a request after receiving an offer of employment by contacting the HR Service Center ( you have already been approved for an accommodation related to the vaccine safety mandate, it is your responsibility to notify your HRBP/manager that you have applied for this position and have a pre-approved accommodation. Location: Hershey, PA POSITION DESCRIPTION:The Manager, Trade Planning Management is responsible for ensuring the HSY Customer plan is accurately reflected in the sales, planning & reporting systems - supporting the ONE/FulFiL sales teams. This role will be a critical cross functional business partner on Hershey's Customer Planning and Trade Management system (PlanEx) and related capabilities. The Manager will collaborate with Sales to drive customer planning capabilities, optimize CSE planning/efficiency, and stage & maintain the system for planning. This role operates at the center of analytics and reporting, training, identifying opportunities in sales and trade forecasting as well as promotion optimization through PlanEx. MAJOR DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES: Supports the Annual Customer Planning Process. Ensures that all Planning milestones are achieved through the on-time delivery of tools and plan updates that enable customer teams & sales planning to provide high quality and timely input into the planning process & key planning milestones. Supports the creation of Annual Sales Targets into planning capabilities, incorporating input from key stakeholders. Updates PlanEx and other planning tools, diligently capturing inputs from key stakeholders, ensuring accuracy of the inputs and of the resulting price / revenue / volume targets at each step throughout the planning process. Deliver the base updates and plan-scaling processes. Responsible for the delivery of reports and analytics as needed by stakeholders to understand the composition of the plan and degree of stretch relative to current business trends Develops a collaborative partnership with key stakeholders - in order to support the creation of the annual sales plan with high connectivity with the following functions: Sales, Sales Planning, Commercial Planning, Supply Chain, Finance, SRGM, Accounting, and IT. Participates in weekly planning routines providing plan & process updates as needed to key stakeholders in cross-functional groups Develops and maintains planning tools. Responsible for executing improvements to the planning tools and process as needed to better facilitate the planning process and create value for stakeholders. Coordinates with key sales personnel in the management of the Trade Promotion Optimizations systems, including data input, maintenance, and post promotional review in accordance with established guidelines and requirements. QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, Education, Experience, etc.):Education: Bachelor's degree requiredExperience: Minimum 5-7 years of experience in CPG (sales/marketing/finance/analytics)Dedicated analytics and insights; strong modeling capabilities Ability to tell clear, concise story and articulate tradeoffsAbility to prioritize and manage multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously.Advanced computer skills: Microsoft Office applications (intermediate to advanced Excel skills required) as well as data base management with proven ability to integrate multiple data streams, perform in-depth data analysis, and demonstrated ability to translate data into action and develop insights and strategy recommendations.Strong collaboration and communication skillsExperience in TPM/SAP systems is desired. The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected VeteransIf you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact the HR Service Center ( PDN-992f4c23-3935-439e-ba9c-494b788d90b2

Keywords: The Hershey Company, Reading , Mgr Trade Planning ONE, Other , Hershey, Pennsylvania

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