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Commercial Planning Controller

  • Circa £60,000 + Car +Benefits
  • London

An exciting new opportunity at a global FMCG business has become available for a Commercial Planning Controller.

The company is one which is a destination employer for most people throughout the industry. They are renowned for their forward thinking approach and investment in their employees and brands.


Responsibilities of the role include:


  • Maintaining and optimising business planning processes.
  • Accurately analysing performance and collaborate with Business Managers to identify opportunities to drive company growth.
  • Responsible for Category analysis and regularly review market profitability.
  • Collaborating with Business Managers to lead the monthly sales forecast and oversee the finance process.
  • Providing merchandising guidelines for shelf layouts
  • Competitor analysis withing the market
  • Developing a knowledge of the sales order process and coordinate inventory planning.
  • Managing direct reports in the Commercial Planning team.



The ideal candidate:


  • Experience within Commercial Planning within the FMCG industry
  • A self-motivated individual with a positive attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively within a team.
  • Detail oriented and demonstrates a passion for the brand.
  • Ideally prior people management experience
  • IT literate, including strong Excel skills and the ability to efficiently learn new systems.
  • Exceptional analytical and organisational skills.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent


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