Business Partner Analyst
Business Partner Analyst jobs at Kimberly Clark
Customer Development jobs at Kimberly Clark
Collaborate with customer business teams to ensure Business Plan forecasts account for current sales trends, promotional estimates and trade budget estimates. Analyze promotional events to ensure flawless execution and efficient promotional spend to maximize results. Provide business leaders recommendations around DPSM to influence business results with the customer.
Develop an accurate forecast in enterprise planning tool (Promax) based on business plans
Effectively manage business plans keeping the Team Leader(TL), Business Development Manager(BDM)/Customer Business Partner(CBP), Business Analyst(BA) and Neenah teams informed of changes and issues
Perform analyses and provide strategic perspectives to facilitate problem solving and decision making on business issues
Deliver actionable insights to the team by reviewing syndicated data or customer POS
Facilitate periodic base volume reviews
Participate in periodic business reviews to discuss forecast accuracy, identify issues and build strong plans
Drive Trade optimization through accurate reflection of trade spends and reconciliation of deductions/bills
Ability to clearly communicate orally and in writing to individuals and groups
Ability to adapt and support the organization through times of change
Ability to operate and use telephone, computer/laptop and other technological devices/software programs to communicate with other people
Ability to proficiently use and perform key functions of Microsoft Excel software program
Ability to create professional PowerPoint presentations incorporating data, relevant insights and information, visual aids, charts, tables, graphs and short video clips when appropriate
Ability to travel via aircraft, operate and drive motor vehicles for business travel with valid driver license
Education required: Minimum of Bachelor's degree
Experience: Advanced analytical proficiency with at least 1-5 years of experience in category or sales data analysis
Preferred Experience: Experience with Promax system. Knowledge of statistics and quantitative business analysis. Supply chain, business analysis or forecasting experience.
Skills/Competencies: Results, strategy and vision orientation, advanced analytical, data extraction and analysis, trends and insights development, strong oral and written communication, business intuition, relationship builder
Strong customer focus, prioritization and time management, active listening, ability to work independently
Reports to Senior Team Leader Sales Planning and Execution. Will interact with Sales team TL, BDM/CBP, Category Analysts, Shopper Marketers, BA, Customer Replenishment Analyst, Customer Forecast Analyst, Customer Service Analyst, Production Planning, Supply Chain teams, Order Settlement
Scope of Position
Serve as the key resource for the development of the forecast based on the business plans, collaborate within assigned sales team(s) to develop plans, close gaps and efficiently utilize trade promotion funds
Travel domestically up to [10%] of the work time. May include prolong periods of sitting, typing, viewing computer/laptop screens, along with occasional bending, reaching, lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds, climbing, twisting, stooping and standing.
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.
This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.
Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role's country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role outside of country, this role is available for in-country relocation only.
Time TypeFull time