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Working As A Planning Manager

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Stressful

  • $92,991

    Average Salary

What Does A Planning Manager Do At Dollar Tree

* Training best practices and standardized processes for assortment planning, including but not limited to:
* Cluster establishment by category
* Number of SKUs per category
* Number of SKUs per category per cluster
* Minimum presentation quantities for SKU / cluster
* Total SKU receipt quantities and flow by cluster
* Analysis for premarket
* Asst planning tool usage
* Tying back to the top down merchandise financial plan to the Department and Category level, which ties to corporate financial strategy and financial plans
* Overseeing the training and development of the Assortment Planning organization
* Implementing strategy to incorporate space and presentation standards into assortment process
* Partnering closely with Merchant partners to understand/drive category/product direction and sales plans
* Partnering with Inventory Management team to ensure receipt flow generated from assortment planning is smooth across weeks
* Partnering with Merchandise Planning to ensure plans and inventory management activities are aligned
* Participating in Category Level Merchandise Strategy Reviews
* Participating in the monthly performance review process

What Does A Planning Manager Do At PPG Industries

* Manage the light industrial coatings blend centers and hold responsibility over OTIF rates, budget performance and EHS compliance
* Analyze sourcing and routing of LIC products to optimize efficient network layout strategies
* Establish and implement procedures to assure optimum inventory levels are maintained in AF distribution centers, including safety stock level analysis and supporting the calculation of inventory levels
* Coordinating with cross-business unit manufacturing sites on make-to-order batches, optimal batch size analysis and planning activity
* Serve as inventory liaison for recall, substandard or orphaned materials
* Manage the MOC/MDM process for new stocking requests and strategies in Architectural Coatings
* Work with sales, marketing, and technical leadership to coordinate new product launches and address supply concerns
* Manage third-party relationship with toll suppliers
* Work with all manufacturing locations to ensure they are regularly updated on the activity levels of the light industrial business, and make any needed adjustments to forecast/planning to support business levels
* Lead troubleshooting efforts when supply chain issues arise, to determine the root cause, and implement needs changes to reduce the risk of reoccurrence

What Does A Planning Manager Do At Cisco

* Driving strategic initiatives via change management, program management and communications best practices
* Analyzing operational performance and tracking of business impact of key strategies
* Ongoing optimization through governance forums
* Orchestration of highly cross-functional fiscal and long-range planning and interlock processes
* Financial modeling of various scenarios and expected returns
* Preparation and presentation of business/ investment cases and operational plans for review by key stakeholders
* Understanding of market and technology trends and translation into key opportunity areas for the business - e.g.
* Portfolio, workforce needs, acquisitions
* Operationalizing the strategy and portfolio/roadmap across Cisco with the extended team
* Contributing to thought leadership by commissioning and sharing research

What Does A Planning Manager Do At at&T

* Helps to develop and execute innovative media strategies and programs.
* Develops the right strategic allocation of media resources across all marketing channels (linear, non-linear, programmatic etc)
* Demonstrates an understanding in and knowledge of digital and emerging media platforms
* Utilizes effective data and insights: competitive, marketing mix model allocations, targeting (first and third party)
* Owns development of reporting, optimizations and KPIs
* Demonstrates understanding of the business, objectives and goals
* Works with internal teams on reporting for all media campaigns including digital
* Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of all media trends and corresponding impact to the AT&T business
* Supports Director for Entertainment Group and specific product budget management

What Does A Planning Manager Do At Comcast

* Deliver reports on geographic data, ensuring standardization, and quality control of data across reports.
* Develop and maintain software applications and databases for digital mapping and spatial data.
* Determine map content, appearance, and layout for maximum information with high usability.
* Direct collection, storage, analysis, and interpretation of geospatial data.
* Write and maintain internal manuals, training materials, and systems documentation as well as publicly available map resources.
* Develop and maintain quality assurance standards and processes.
* Manage quality improvement activities.
* Create common business specific quality measurements and track improvement against these metrics.
* Core Responsibilities: Oversees the planning and designing of broadband communication systems, including the construction process.
* Manages workflow, production planning and control, and material and labor cost control.
* Monitors all staff and conducts quality control inspections to ensure adherence to all company specifications and procedures.
* Prepares or assists in the preparation of all capital projects and expense proposals.
* Reviews, tracks, and approves all invoices.
* Produces periodic financial statements.
* Provides accurate documentation of all projects.
* Tracks and generates reports on project status.
* Collaborates with state and local officials to ensure proper licenses are obtained and projects meet state and local guidelines/requirements.
* Meets with vendors to coordinate project schedules, negotiate terms and conditions for projects.
* Develops budget and allocates appropriate funds for new build, rebuild, upgrade and other construction efforts.
* Establishes and maintains standards and practices.
* Implements and coordinates policies and procedures to uphold safety standards and ensure customer satisfaction.
* Meets with stakeholders, including developers and customers, to determine infrastructure requirements for services availability.
* Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
* Regular, consistent and punctual attendance.
* Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
* Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

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How To Become A Planning Manager

A bachelor’s degree is required for most advertising, promotions, and marketing management positions. These managers typically have work experience in advertising, marketing, promotions, or sales.


A bachelor’s degree is required for most advertising, promotions, and marketing management positions. For advertising management positions, some employers prefer a bachelor’s degree in advertising or journalism. A relevant course of study might include classes in marketing, consumer behavior, market research, sales, communication methods and technology, visual arts, art history, and photography.

Most marketing managers need a bachelor’s degree. Courses in business law, management, economics, finance, computer science, mathematics, and statistics are advantageous. For example, courses in computer science are helpful in developing an approach to maximize online traffic, by utilizing online search results, because maximizing such traffic is critical for digital advertisements and promotions. In addition, completing an internship while in school can be useful.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Advertising, promotional, and marketing managers typically have work experience in advertising, marketing, promotions, or sales. For example, many managers are former sales representatives; buyers or purchasing agents; or public relations specialists.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers must be able to analyze industry trends to determine the most promising strategies for their organization. 

Communication skills. Managers must be able to communicate effectively with a broad-based team made up of other managers or staff members during the advertising, promotions, and marketing process. They must also be able to communicate persuasively with the public.

Creativity. Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers must be able to generate new and imaginative ideas.

Decisionmaking skills. Managers often must choose between competing advertising and marketing strategies put forward by staff.

Interpersonal skills. These managers must deal with a range of people in different roles, both inside and outside the organization.

Organizational skills. Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers must manage their time and budget efficiently while directing and motivating staff members.

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  • White

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Japanese

  • German

  • Chinese

  • Mandarin

  • Korean

  • Portuguese

  • Carrier

  • Italian

  • Russian

  • Cantonese

  • Arabic

  • Romanian

  • Hindi

  • Vietnamese

  • Hmong

  • Danish

  • Bulgarian

  • Macedonian

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Real Planning Manager Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Deepwater Development and Conventional Planning Manager Exxonmobil Development Company Spring, TX Jun 22, 2015 $279,500 -
Manager, Pre-Development & Planning Hess Corporation Houston, TX Jun 22, 2015 $216,050 -
Outage Planning Manager Cheniere Energy, Inc. Cameron, LA Sep 18, 2016 $205,258
Outage Planning Manager Cheniere Energy, Inc. Cameron, LA Jan 14, 2016 $199,280
Strategic Planning Manager Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc. West Chester, PA Jun 15, 2016 $168,397
Manager, Planning Level 3 Communications, LLC. Broomfield, CO Aug 02, 2016 $165,880
Manager, Workforce Planning Liberty Mutual Group Inc. Boston, MA Jun 09, 2016 $164,500
Divisional Planning Manager Saks & Company LLC New York, NY Dec 26, 2016 $157,360
Planning and Analysis Manager Citigroup Global Markets Inc. New York, NY May 04, 2015 $150,000
Supply Planning Manager-3Rd Party Actavis, Inc. Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ Mar 30, 2016 $148,429
Manager, Sales Force Optimization & Planning Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. Princeton, NJ Sep 01, 2015 $147,430
Divisional Planning Manager Saks & Company DBA Saks Fifth Avenue New York, NY Apr 15, 2015 $146,664
Manager-Value Planning Kennecott Utah Copper LLC South Jordan, UT Mar 09, 2015 $145,364 -
Market Planning Manager Genentech USA Inc. South San Francisco, CA Jun 06, 2016 $144,893
Hyperion Planning Manager, Finance Effectiveness Pricewaterhousecoopers Advisory Services LLC McLean, VA Jul 10, 2016 $121,118
Product Planning Manager II Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Richardson, TX Jan 12, 2015 $120,233
Sales Strategy and Planning Manger Trinet Hr Corporation San Leandro, CA Sep 13, 2016 $120,000
Strategic Planning, Manager Samsung Research America, Inc. Mountain View, CA Aug 23, 2015 $120,000
Planning Manager Calvin Klein, Inc. New York, NY Jan 09, 2016 $120,000
Buying/Planning Instock Manager Amazon Corporate LLC Seattle, WA Jan 12, 2015 $120,000
Global Strategy and Planning Manager Uber Technologies, Inc. San Francisco, CA Dec 27, 2016 $119,642 -
International Tax Planning Manager Greif, Inc. Delaware, OH Apr 02, 2016 $108,150
International Tax Planning Manager Greif, Inc. Delaware, OH Feb 04, 2016 $108,150
International Tax Planning Manager Greif, Inc. Delaware, OH Jul 11, 2015 $108,150
Strategic Planning Manager II Marsh USA Inc. New York, NY Jun 27, 2016 $108,118 -
Market Planning Manager Genentech USA, Inc. South San Francisco, CA Jun 01, 2015 $108,014 -
Merchandise Planning Manager-Tailored Clothing Peter Millar, LLC. New York, NY Jan 11, 2015 $107,661
Cdad Planning Manager Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation New York, NY Feb 17, 2016 $107,250
Strategic Planning Manager Praxair, Inc. Danbury, CT Sep 30, 2015 $106,987

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Top Skills for A Planning Manager


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Top Planning Manager Skills

  1. Financial Analysis
  2. Product Development
  3. Strategic Plan
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Participated in the rating agency process through detailed financial analysis and design of presentation material.
  • Conducted technical and competitive research activities, and prioritized & scheduled product development initiatives.
  • Lead and Manage strategic plan and tactical client capture to coincide with operational goals of the firm.
  • Run and review past due purchase order report to review with buyers and suppliers for on-time delivery.
  • Designed and implemented internal procedures for all client mergers and acquisitions.

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