PROJECTS & BUSINESS PLANNING MANAGER

Sales, Top management

Plzensky Prazdroj is the leading brewing company in Central Europe. It has the largest beer sales in the Czech Republic and is the largest exporter of beer to more than 50 countries all over the world.
Through its brands Pilsner Urquell, Gambrinus, Radegast a Velkopopovicky Kozel, Plzensky Prazdroj sells more beer on the Czech market than any other company.

Employment contract Full-time work Permanent Ovocný trh 1096/8, 110 00  Praha-Staré Město, Czech Republic

Plzensky Prazdroj is the leading brewing company in Central Europe. It has the largest beer sales in the Czech Republic and is the largest exporter of beer to more than 50 countries all over the world.
Through its brands Pilsner Urquell, Gambrinus, Radegast a Velkopopovicky Kozel, Plzensky Prazdroj sells more beer on the Czech market than any other company.

PROJECTS & BUSINESS PLANNING MANAGER

Position characteristics:

Plzeňský Prazdroj, a.s. is looking for an experienced and talented candidate for a Projects & Business Planning Manager position responsible for commercial project pipeline management and delivery of key projects dedicated for strategic development of key sales channels in all assigned countries OTIF (on time in full), incl. required resources management.
Also coordinates the development and management of the Integrated Activity Planning process; across the entire commercial team (brand marketing, commercial excellence, sales, commercial finance, revenue team) for both key sales channels and individual brands. Owns the continual process of managing in trade commercial priorities in CZ and SK (cycle planning process).
 

Your responsibilities:

•    Develops standards, basic processes, and assessment principles for the management of projects that may have direct impact on the business. Contributes to decision-making on project brief.  
•    Manages project team to ensure that the projects are delivered OTIF and makes plans for overcoming related risks, if any. 
•    Monitors and analyses project implementation against agreed KPIs as well as project learnings in order to improve processes. 
•    Leads and develops the team of project managers. 
•    Develops and manages the IAP (integrated activity planning) process.
•    Owns the process of continual management of in trade commercial priorities in both countries from the setting / update of the process basic principles to its smooth operation on a monthly basis.
•    Coordinates the planning and execution of the annual cycle of key sales team conferences (sales conference, quarterly/autumn briefing, etc.).
•    Collaborates with peers from other countries and the company’s international management team in order to share the outcomes of the projects in his/her functional area.

What we offer:

•    Responsible and independent role with high impact and visibility to the business.
•    Wide range of opportunities to create and implement initiatives locally while sharing best practice with other companies in the Asahi group.
•    Space for personal development and career growth.
•    Competitive salary and benefit program.
•    Working for the market leader.

What are the requirements:

•    Ideally university graduate
•    7 years of experience from a reputable FMCG company in the fields of sales, execution or strategic planning
•    Proven experience with leadership of cross-functional projects 
•    Experience with project pipeline management preferable
•    Fluent English (written and oral)  
•    Excellent capability to lead and coordinate a number of various projects in a complex environment  
•    Experience with process development and leadership
•    Very good knowledge of strategic planning
•    Capacity to resolve problems efficiently and innovatively within a commercial team
•    Very good leadership capabilities and capacity to influence and negotiate

Information about the vacancy

Job location

Ovocný trh 1096/8, 110 00  Praha-Staré Město, Czech Republic

Employment type

Full-time work

Type of employment

Employment contract

Duration of employment

Permanent

Required education

Bachelor's

Required languages

English (advanced)

Posted by

Plzeňský Prazdroj, a.s.

 

Contact

Plzeňský Prazdroj, a.s.
Jana Gregorová