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Market Planning Section Manager

Job Ref: R00036355

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Nissan Maple Cross
  • Position: Full Time
  • Hours: FT
  • Date Listed:
  • Closing: 31st August 2019

To oversee market and Nissan performance analytics, and manage the key performance work streams on an annual, quarterly, monthly and weekly basis.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Market Intelligence: Manage market insight by monitoring competitor, legislative and economic changes.
  • Total Industry Volume (TIV): Provide industry volume forecasts, at total, channel and segment level
  • Sales Reporting Provide daily Nissan and competitor sales reports, at total, channel and segment level
  • Automation: lead automation of sales reporting tools while seeking synergies from Nissan Europe and Renault UK
  • Manage Product Marketing inputs for Business Planning and all reforecasts
  • Maintain and update NMGB Monthly Sales Reforecast from planning to actualization
  • Manage Weekly Marketing forecast process, which serves as input to Nissan Europe Corporate Performance Review (CPR) and NMGB Sales Performance & Forecast review processes
  • Manage input into variable marketing expenditure (VME) SIM tool
  • Develop and maintain with Incentive Support Controller and Finance a workflow to review variable marketing expenditure (VME) actuals vs forecasts, and identifying root causes for development of countermeasure by the product marketing team
  • Input into Nissan Europe Product Marche for Business Planning and Reforecasts
  • Management and development of direct reports, depending on business needs
  • Support Marketing Planning Manager, product marketing teams on cross carline related tasks
Technical Skills and Mandatory Previous Experience/ Positions
  • Bachelor's degree in business desirable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office package, especially Excel
  • Financial awareness (turnover, cost of sales, profitability etc.)
  • Experience in another planning function
  • Exposure to either Product Marketing, or Sales (field, sales operations, planning)