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Director Business Planning

Company: The Clorox Company
Location: Oakland
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive by doing the right thing, putting people at the center, and playing to win. Led by our IGNITE strategy, we build brands that make a positive difference in people's lives around the world. And we know that success requires head, heart, AND guts - all three, every day - coming together to work simpler, faster, bolder, and more inclusively. Interested? Join us to !Your role at Clorox:The director of Business Planning oversees Clorox's strategic and operational long-range and annual planning processes. As such, the candidate designs, implements, and executes the Corporate planning processes that ensure that the SBUs, Groups, and company deliver their strategic objectives, including its sales and profitability goals. The position works with the Corporate Finance team to ensure the company's financial and operational plans and calendars are integrated and in sync.This director reports to the corporate VP of Operations for the Enterprise Operations team and also directly with the Chief Operating Officer and Group Presidents to ensure that intra-group business planning processes for Group SBUs function well within the larger corporate context. This role will link strongly with SBU general managers, group squad leaders, and Group operations directors. As a business planning director, he/she/they leads the analyses of emerging industry and category trends, competitive threats, and economic indicators that other SBUs leverage in their detailed planning, often working with groups like Enterprise Analytics. This leader works with the Enterprise Operations team to ensure that the SBUs, Groups, and company have the necessary performance metrics and cadence to operate effectively. This role is an enterprise leader role ideal for candidates with future GM aspirations to provide earlier career visibility to strategy and business operations work across a large portfolio, but it is also appropriate for high-potential functional leaders looking to broaden their experience set with enterprise work.In this role, you will:

  • Develop, execute and continuously improve the LRP planning process, including capability planning, for the company, Groups, and SBUs.
  • Develop, execute and continuously improve the annual and forecast planning process for the company, Groups, and SBUs.
  • Develop and continuously improve Enterprise guidance for business & scenario planning, based on industry and category analysis for trends, threats, and economic indicators. Coordinate with key Enterprise initiatives (e.g., ERM 2.0, Finance); develop 'proactive' Enterprise Operations Tean (EOT) business planning discipline and assist Group Operations Directors to execute BU level scenario planning
  • Develop and or assist in facilitating Group and intra-Group business planning processes where additional support is required, including Admin and Resource Planning.
  • Develop and maintain the common performance metrics for the Enterprise, aligned to other strategic initatives (e.g., EoT Scorecard, IGNITE, etc); guide Group Operations Directors for SBU / Group-level to establish metrics cascade.
  • Special projects for VP Operations, COO, and Group Presidents as required.What we look for:Years and Type of Experience:
    • Minimum: 8 years experience in consumer goods or professional service providers that serve consumer goods.
    • Desirable: The ideal candidate would have experience in positions that require self-driven work product that incorporates and reconciles the perspective of a broad audience of senior and organizational leaders. Examples include, but are not limited to, management consulting, and leadership roles in marketing, sales, finance, product supply.Skills and Abilities
      • Communication: Strong written & verbal communication skills; demonstrated skill in summarizing complex concepts into executive communication materials.
      • Practicality & Effectiveness: Ability to modulate workflow and index on the right priorities.
      • Mental Acuity: Strong critical thinking, thought leadership, situational adaptability.
      • People Leadership: Builds effective relationships, taking care to build a network that represents the right balance of skills, levels, perspectives and roles; must be comfortable working, and in some cases providing direction to, senior leaders.
      • Results Leadership: Aligns execution, ensures accountability, drives results.
      • Agility: Adaptable, curious, risk-taking, and comfortable working in ambiguity to develop novel solutions to business challenges.Education Level/Degree:
        • College/B.S. or equivalent. - MBA preferred but not required.Workplace type:We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences. We're looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a non-stop drive to keep growing and learning.At Clorox, we have a Culture of Inclusion. We believe our values-based culture connects to our purpose and helps our people be the best versions of themselves, professionally and personally. This means building a workplace where every person can feel respected, valued, and fully able to participate in our Clorox community. Learn more about our I&D program & initiatives .[U.S.]Additional Information:At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive, starting with our own people. To help make this possible, we offer comprehensive, competitive benefits that prioritize all aspects of wellbeing and provide flexibility for our teammates' unique needs. This includes robust health plans, a market-leading 401(k) program with a company match, flexible time off benefits (including half-day summer Fridays depending on location), inclusive fertility / adoption benefits, and more. We are committed to fair and equitable pay and are transparent with current and future teammates about our full salary ranges. We use broad salary ranges that reflect the competitive market for similar jobs, provide sufficient opportunity for growth as you gain experience and expand responsibilities, while also allowing for differentiation based on performance. Based on the breadth of our ranges, most new hires will start at Clorox in the first half of the applicable range. Your starting pay will depend on job-related factors, including relevant skills, knowledge, experience and location. The applicable salary range for every role in the U.S. is based on your work location and is aligned to one of three zones according to the cost of labor in your area.-Zone A: $167,500 - $345,100-Zone B: $153,600 - $316,300-Zone C: $139,600 - $287,600All ranges are subject to change in the future. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process.This job is also eligible for participation in Clorox's incentive plans, subject to the terms of the applicable plan documents and policies.Please apply directly to our job postings and do not submit your resume to any person via text message. Clorox does not conduct text-based interviews and encourages you to be cautious of anyone posing as a Clorox recruiter via unsolicited texts during these uncertain times.

Keywords: The Clorox Company, Oakland , Director Business Planning, Executive , Oakland, California

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