Business Planning Manager - Sugar Land

  • Company: Coca-Cola
  • Posted: April 09, 2017
  • Reference ID: 39966
  • Quantify category plan for assigned parts of business
  • Track execution of the plan
  • Perform analytics to support optimal pricing and trade investment strategies that grow revenue, volume, and profit
  • Special projects as assigned

  • Quantify category initiatives and work with cat comm, brand, finance, sales, and others to validate assumptions and prioritize initiatives into plan SOGs aligned to short- and long-term targets, brand strategies, and OBPPC
  • Develop pricing and trade scenarios and supporting value chains with finance where appropriate
  • Facilitate AMPS documentation with cat comm,brand, CAVS, sales
  • Work with cat comm to support stewardship of plan execution (e.g., MOT materials)
  • Perform commercial analytics to support plan course-corrections
  • Provide POV to finance on RE/BP based on initiative performance and market trends
  • Provide POV to appropriate decision-makers on price and trade requests

  • Bachelor's degree required (quantitative discipline preferred)
  • MBA preferred

  • 5+ years experience in planning, RGM, sales, category management, or finance
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Strong client service orientation
  • Ability to balance many priorities across multiple stakeholders
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Systems:
    • Matrix
    • Nielsen
    • Retail Link
    • Margin Minder

Leadership Behaviors:

  • DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business
  • COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler)
  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders
  • INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible
  • DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential


Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants, employees, and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education, employment history, a criminal history check, reference checks, and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.

At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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