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Sales Planner

Advertiser: Honda Australia Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
4 Dec 2018
Location
Melbourne, Western Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Sales, Analysis & Reporting

Sales Planner

At Honda Australia, our curiosity about human beings drives us to create products and experiences that deliver joy to people’s lives. It is our continual pursuit of dreams, inspiring philosophy, and commitment to customers that establish the spirit of Honda. As a company built on dreams, our associates are passionate and inquisitive, and dedicated to putting the customer at the centre of everything it is we do. We create some of Australia’s most recognised cars and are backed by a huge global footprint - there really is no company like us.
  
About the Role

An exciting Melbourne-based opportunity is currently available with Honda Australia, for an analytical minded Sales Planner to support the Sales Planning department in sales and stock management, sales forecasting, sales campaign and budget management.

Key Responsibilities
  • Submitting monthly production orders to factories in line with monthly schedule and procedures
  • Assisting in the maintenance of stock and sales information in spreadsheets and databases
  • Maintaining department workbook functions including excel/database links, formulae and macros
  • Assist Sales Planners in developing sales and stock management plans; and work in conjunction with Product Planning and the Dealer Business Divisions
  • Provide status of dealer stock allocation uptake on a monthly basis
  • Assist in the coordination of product launch activities in conjunction with product planners, dealer business and other departments as required
  • Assist in reporting on KPIs and all other business reporting (e.g. sales orders, cancellations, monthly reports, quarterly reports)
  • Provide prompt and accurate support to all stakeholders in the analysis of data
  • Sharing information with internal & external stakeholders
  • Monitor and report on competitors' products and services as well as help maintain a database of competitor’s position in relation to Honda's products own model line-up
  • Build trusted relationships with HM and HATC factory staff and assist in addressing queries or requests.
About you
The successful candidate will have:
  • Experience in an analytical role ideally within the automotive industry
  • Degree in related Supply Chain or Business functions
  • Advanced Excel skills, Power point
  • Experienced in analysing data and numbers
  • Strong market analysis and analytical skills
  • Able to identify trends and changes in data
  • Develop insights from data, and provide recommendations to key stakeholders
  • Attention to detail; and has inherent care to countercheck datasets
  • Problem solving abilities
  • A strong team player
  
Why work for Honda?
People choose to align their career with Honda Australia because of our focus on customers, technology and the environment. We are a diverse group who work together to achieve success and we enjoy what we do! Every employee is unique, respected, and given the opportunity to develop to their full potential. Our goal is to provide joy through our business for those who buy our products, engage in selling our products and services, and are involved in the business of creating our products.
  
Experience The Power of Dreams for yourself.
  
Applicants must satisfactorily complete a National Criminal Records check to undertake this role.
Honda Careers
At Honda Australia, our curiosity about human beings drives us to create products and experiences that deliver joy to people’s lives. It is our continual pursuit of dreams, inspiring philosophy, and commitment to customers that establish the spirit of Honda. As a company built on dreams, our associates are passionate and inquisitive, and dedicated to putting the customer at the centre of everything it is we do. We create some of Australia’s most recognised cars and are backed by a huge global footprint - there really is no company like us.
  
About the Role

An exciting Melbourne-based opportunity is currently available with Honda Australia, for an analytical minded Sales Planner to support the Sales Planning department in sales and stock management, sales forecasting, sales campaign and budget management.

Key Responsibilities
  • Submitting monthly production orders to factories in line with monthly schedule and procedures
  • Assisting in the maintenance of stock and sales information in spreadsheets and databases
  • Maintaining department workbook functions including excel/database links, formulae and macros
  • Assist Sales Planners in developing sales and stock management plans; and work in conjunction with Product Planning and the Dealer Business Divisions
  • Provide status of dealer stock allocation uptake on a monthly basis
  • Assist in the coordination of product launch activities in conjunction with product planners, dealer business and other departments as required
  • Assist in reporting on KPIs and all other business reporting (e.g. sales orders, cancellations, monthly reports, quarterly reports)
  • Provide prompt and accurate support to all stakeholders in the analysis of data
  • Sharing information with internal & external stakeholders
  • Monitor and report on competitors' products and services as well as help maintain a database of competitor’s position in relation to Honda's products own model line-up
  • Build trusted relationships with HM and HATC factory staff and assist in addressing queries or requests.
About you
The successful candidate will have:
  • Experience in an analytical role ideally within the automotive industry
  • Degree in related Supply Chain or Business functions
  • Advanced Excel skills, Power point
  • Experienced in analysing data and numbers
  • Strong market analysis and analytical skills
  • Able to identify trends and changes in data
  • Develop insights from data, and provide recommendations to key stakeholders
  • Attention to detail; and has inherent care to countercheck datasets
  • Problem solving abilities
  • A strong team player
  
Why work for Honda?
People choose to align their career with Honda Australia because of our focus on customers, technology and the environment. We are a diverse group who work together to achieve success and we enjoy what we do! Every employee is unique, respected, and given the opportunity to develop to their full potential. Our goal is to provide joy through our business for those who buy our products, engage in selling our products and services, and are involved in the business of creating our products.
  
Experience The Power of Dreams for yourself.
  
Applicants must satisfactorily complete a National Criminal Records check to undertake this role.

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