Planning & Business Excellence
Corporate Functions
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Our Planning and Business Excellence department is a key business planning partner and enabler that contributes to strategic business decision-making and collaboration with the business units across the Group for delivery of projects across Business Strategy, Business Development, Enterprise Performance Management and Business Planning.
We are currently looking for a Business Planning Manager to act as a strategic partner to participate in the analysis of business performance, market trends and strategic opportunities in order to support strategic business decision-making and the definition of the Group’s strategic plans.
This role reports to Head – Business Planning.

Below are some of the main responsibilities and accountabilities of this role:

Core Work Content
Group Business Development
• Lead the development of business plans and feasibility studies to enter new verticals, proactive identification of potential partners in selected verticals as assigned by Head - Business Planning to achieve optimum revenues and ATG’s strategies.
• Manage setup of new businesses including legal documentation and structures in co-ordination with Legal, Corporate Finance and other relevant functions

Strategic/ Business Planning
• Based on the directions received from the Group leadership carry out the development of  ATG’s long term, medium term and short term strategic goals assist in the development of annual plans to facilitate the achievement of the set  objectives.
• Partner with ATG leadership for assigned functions and advice on factors to consider in developing successful business plans in order to support effective cascading of group strategies across ATG.
• Formulate, review/ develop and update economic/business/marketing models designed to provide market intelligence for ATG leadership so as to visualise the effect of changing factors on organisation’s business over a given period of time.

Market Research 
• Lead/develop research and analytical reports on potential market opportunities for organic growth or growth by partnership (acquisitions, joint ventures, or alliances) including competitive environment and market trends to support informed decision-making.
• Lead/conduct industry research on national and international trends, identifying opportunities for the business as directed by the Group Business Planning Manager and as per leads provided by senior management.

Enterprise Performance Management
• Together with the ATG leadership, contribute to the development of an end to end business and Enterprise Performance Management framework by ensuring relevant financial and non-financial KPIs are defined, tracked and reported effectively.
• Lead/develop a reporting framework that allows ATG and business units as well as the ATG dashboard highlighting critical indices to present a holistic view of the organisation’s performance in alignment to ATG’s overall strategy and business plan.

People and Practice Management Roles and Responsibilities

Communication and Networking
• Develop and maintain effective business relationships with all relevant external/internal entities with highest standards of business ethics, whilst promptly attending to all critical issues in-order to ensure the services required by the organization are delivered in the most effective manner.
Business Development
• Be responsible for proactive efforts to explore opportunity areas for business development across ATG in collaboration with functional leadership to convert ideas into concrete engagements for execution. Diagnose and assess customer needs. Prescribe, design and convert strategic proposals into approved interventions using the full range of existing or custom P&BE content, solutions, and / or programs.

Qualification, Experience and Skills:

• Graduate or Post Graduate Degree in Business / Finance
• Minimum of 9 years’ experience in strategy, market assessment and business development
• Experience working in management consulting firms is essential, can have experience working in Strategic Planning Departments or management consulting firms
• High Analytical/ Numerical ability
• Experience in financial modelling
• Ability to interact with all functions and levels
• Excellent Communication and presentation skill

This role offers a competitive package with exceptional benefits and an opportunity to grow and develop in a vibrant multicultural working environment.


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