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03/05 Manjiri Tushar
HR at Reliance Retail Limited

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Lead - Business Planning & Program - Marketplace (10-15 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 1089111

Reliance Retail is in search of a seasoned, dynamic and passionate Leader for Lead - Business Planning and Program role (Leadership role) to join our Marketplace team and help us continue our tradition of unparalleled customer satisfaction. This role has four broad pillars - 1. People & Team Management, 2. Business Planning, Tracking & Monitoring, 3. Program Management, 4. Business Intelligence. More details given below.

Key Responsibilities :

- Co-Ownership of P&L metrics for a business unit

- Own mid to long term planning, selection, pricing and in stock directions/strategies for all categories via a team of business planners

- Work with cross functional teams to understand business drivers and to drive strategic goals and initiatives

- Own primary planning deliverables of Daily/Monthly Revenue and Margin Planning, Merchandise & Assortment Planning, etc

- Conduct market research for business benchmarking exercises

- Create business plans, aided by data modelling and analytics in the process of business planning

- Take ownership to drive automation and proactive alerts/mechanism within respective category functions

- Ownership of BAU reporting and operations with respect to category

- Monitor regular compliance against key planning metrics like: Selection, In stock, DOH, P&L metrics, Price Comp, Operation Efficiency Metrics, Business Performance Audit metrics, etc

- Be the single source of truth on business performance and analytics

Job Mandate:

- Build and manage category planning and analytics team

- Conduct analysis for assigned business problems by collecting data from all internal and external sources and perform analysis to get answers to business questions.

- Maturity to handle ambiguous business scenarios and arrive at logical business solutions with limited data / uncertainties

- Help in putting together business proposal based on trends etc.

- Put together excel models for business scenario analysis

- Create business plans, aided by data modelling and analytics in the process of business planning

- Strong analytical skills and data driven approach to decision making

- Comfortable in tracking key business KPIs through automated dashboards and ad-hoc data analyses

- Keeping business honest by highlighting various business areas/problems along with relevant data backing

People Management:

- To drive leadership vision & mission within the team

- To select & hire right fit for Marketplace with strong focus on increasing the overall competency within the team

- To induct & train new team members & drive best practices within the team to continuously improve team performance

- Keep the employees motivated through seamless formal communication and engagement

- Monitor the productivity and give direct and constructive feedback to the team

Skills Required:

- Strong communication, team management, and project management skills

- Strong analytical skills - Proficiency and work experience in Ms-Office is must

- Working knowledge of BI tools like Tableau, PowerBI and SQL is additional benefit

Education and Experience Required:

- Education: MBA/Post Graduate from a Tier-1 B-School

- Total Experience: 10+ years

- Preferred Experience: Strategy & management consulting background (3+ years) + Retail/FMCG/eCommerce industry experience (3+ years) in strategy/planning/program management roles + Team Management experience (2+ years).

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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