Head of Planning (a)

As the Head of Planning (a) you will play a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction of our organisation by overseeing all aspects of planning and forecasting. This position requires a forward-thinking individual with exceptional analytical skills, strategic vision and leadership abilities. In this role you will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to develop comprehensive plans that drive business growth and efficiency.

We offer you an international environment in which you can grow with us and encourage open communication and creative thinking through short decision-making processes.

An attractive and fair salary package as well as additional benefits such as a company pension scheme, regular team events and company yoga are self-evident for us. We also offer you a high degree of responsibility and initiative with room for the realization of new ideas and the necessary flexibility to ensure a good work-life balance.

Your Tasks:

  • Lead the development and implementation of strategic plans aligned with the company's goals and objectives
  • Conduct market analysis, competitor research, and trend forecasting to identify opportunities and risks
  • Manage the annual budgeting process, including revenue projections, expense forecasting and resource allocation
    • Monitor external factors such as regulatory changes, economic conditions and geopolitical events to proactively manage risk exposure
    • Utilise statistical modeling, historical data analysis, and market insights to improve forecast accuracy
    • Build and lead a high-performing planning team, providing guidance, mentorship and professional development opportunities

        Your Profile:

        • University degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or related field
        • Proven experience in strategic planning, financial analysis, and demand forecasting, preferably in a managerial capacity
        • Detailed knowledge and previous experience of Primavera P6 program software
        • Proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting software, and enterprise planning systems
        • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to influence and negotiate at all levels of the organisation
        • Ability to cost and labour load as well as track project progress on a weekly basis
        • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including the capacity to inspire and motivate teams toward common goals
        • Good German and fluent English skills
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