Mercedes-Benz Cars Middle East

Mercedes-Benz Trucks Planning & Reporting Executive

AE-Dubai
Vacancy ID
2017-1538
Company
Daimler Commercial Vehicles MENA
Category
Business / Network Development

Overview

Reporting


Mercedes-Benz Trucks Planning & Reporting Manager

 

Main Objective

  • Responsibility for validation, consolidation and submission of short- term planning (KuFri) for Mercedes-Benz (MB) Trucks product range including: MB Trucks (Woerth & Brazil) and MB Military Vehicles), prepared by individual sales and CSP teams
  • Responsibility for short-term reporting (e.g. KuFri, actuals, target fulfilment) on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Responsibility for high quality data basis, including data consistency, integrity and security
  • Responsibility for data collection (from GDs, MB Trucks RSMs, DAG)
  • Support Market Price Review Meetings, Operative Planning and Strategic Planning
  • Preparation of ad-hoc analysis or reports and presentations (e.g. for ex-com)
  • Responsibility for quota management, including production allocation and quota distribution
  • Management of Special Discount Inquiry process for MB Trucks, incl. initiation/monitoring of FleetCalc requests
  • Ensure complete and up-to-date Planning & Reporting process documentation and user guides
  • Provide the sales and CSP teams with technical support with regards to use of planning and reporting tools and processes
  • Provide support for reporting systems (e.g. Afab, WINGS, PRISMA, MAPIS)
  • Support and assist in preparation and documentation of advisory services provided to General Distributors
  • Support and assist in preparation for major planning alignment activities such as MAD and Pricing discussions

Responsibilities

Short-term planning (KuFri) for Mercedes-Benz Trucks

  • Coordination of the short-term planning process for MB Trucks (incl. MB Military Vehicles and MB Brazil) assuring to meet given deadlines by communicating timelines and overall planning guidelines on a periodic basis to the sales teams responsible
  • Preparation of all short-term planning related templates incl. actuals, production, deliveries, retail and stock
  • Quality check, and consolidate planning inputs from different sales teams, and finalization of the planning in PRISMA
  • Create and keep up-to-date an instructions manual which documents necessary steps

Short-term reporting

  • Responsibility for all short-term related reports in the agreed time line to DAG, internal management and General Distributors (e.g. Weekly report, Monthly report, Country report, Quarterly report, Kufri report)
  • Create and keep up-to-date an instructions manual which documents necessary steps

Data collection and data quality

  • Provide guidelines and updates on processes and timeline for data collection from various sources (e.g. GDs, DMEL RSMs, DAG) and IT systems (e.g. Afab, MAPIS, WINGS, PRISMA), mainly managed by sales teams
  • Responsibility for data reporting (reported information must be consistent)

Data integrity

  • Ensure correct reporting by GDs, correct data collection from data sources (IT systems), and feedback to sales teams to ensure corrective action has been taken if needed
  • Ensure to send out reminders for regular reporting processes (WINGS, KuFri, deadlines) to sales teams

Data consistency

  • Ensure all information sources (KuFri, Weekly Report, WINGS) have a consistent and common data basis
  • Responsibility for annual inventory (check retail, factory stock and GD stock numbers), and feedback to sales teams to ensure corrective action has been taken if needed

Quota management

  • Collect consolidated MB Trucks production requirements, and continuously provide updates on production quota status
  • Communicate production allocation deadlines on a monthly basis

Special Discount Inquiries

  • Manage the FleetCalc request process for MB Trucks
  • Monitor the inquiry process lead times and initiate counter measures in case of delays

Ad-hoc analysis, reports and presentations

  • Support internal management, DAG with preparation of ad-hoc analysis or reports
  • Support internal management, DAG with preparation of presentations

General System Support

  • Provide support for reporting systems (e.g. Afab, MAPIS, WINGS, PRISMA)

Requirements

Attributes

  • Passion
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Discipline
  • Analytical skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Dedication
  • Commitment

Knowledge/Skill/Experience

  • Very good analytical skills
  • 3 years of experience in a Planning/Reporting/Controlling or IT-related function is preferred
  • Microsoft Office literate, especially Excel
  • Open-minded to new IT systems
  • Middle East region cultural experience preferred
  • English compulsory; Arabic or German is preferred

Qualification

  • Graduate (business administration, information technology or similar)

Start date

  • December 2017


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