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Western Digital®
 
The next big thing in data is you!
 
We are looking for a Business Planning Manager in the Enterprise Portfolio Management Business Unit at Western Digital. The Planning Manager is responsible for managing worldwide Enterprise business planning, forecast and driving business alignment with revenue, margin and share target for the Enterprise segment. This role reports to Director of Enterprise Portfolio Management.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Lead all R6Q (rolling 6 quarter) planning activities:Coordinate financial forecast schedule and calendar as well as set up internal reviews within Enterprise business management organization.
  • Work closely with Market intelligence team and customer segment leads to understand TAM, market dynamics and by customer segment/account plan strategies.
  • Work with Segment leads on Scenarios and modeling of account portfolio including unit, mix and pricing to achieve share and financial targets.
  • Work with deal management to understand pricing dynamics, adjust current and next quarter plan with judgement based on latest Deal closures and sales forecast update.
  • Submit unit, mix and price using planning tools in required timeline in forecast cycle.
  • Work with Finance to review consolidation outcome, analyze PVMC (price /volume/mix/cost) and forecast variance.
  • Publish segment planning book: TAM/volume/Share, strategy, assumptions, key financial metrics, business insights, account strategy and plan.
  • Provide and communicate Financial Target & Pricing Budget to Deal Management.
  • Monitor attainment; Size business Risk & Opportunities in weekly cadence and recommend course of action to achieve financial forecast and commitment.
  • Work closely with product marketing managers, Field Engineers and sales to properly plan product transitions, EOL volume and pricing; provide business case support on long term product transition and pricing strategy.
  • Provide guideline to factory build plan & supply allocations, FGI and Flex to ensure alignment of portfolio plan and optimization.
  • Manage and hands on with data analytics including volume, pricing and trend analysis and price volume sensitivity.
  • Responsible for business unit input and communication for Corporate metrics including preparation for earnings, BOD meetings, scorecard and investor calls.
  • Work with customer segment leads on product portfolio positioning for Customer QBR meetings.
  • Lead in development and improvement of business planning and analytics tools and applications; constantly seeking automation solutions and scale up system capabilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Passionate about business management and driving execution to optimize business outcome
  • Familiar with direct account and distribution business/sales operation models with worldwide footprint;
  • Storage industry knowledge is a plus
  • Demonstrated leadership and business acumen in driving cross-functional discussions and solving problems
  • Strong communication and presentation skill in both verbal and written
  • Energetic and proactive, being able to drive multiple projects under time pressure
  • Highly analytical, extremely detail oriented and able to guide team towards data driven decision making processes.
  • 5-7 years of experience in Revenue planning, business operations, Sales finance, business and product planning, or other related business managerial field
  • Savvy with data analytic tools including Hyperion Essbase, SQL, OBIEE, SAAS, TableauMBA preferred

 

ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL
 
The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.
 
We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.
 
The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.
 
But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.
 
Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.
 
Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.
 
Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.
 
Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at staffingsupport@wdc.com.
 
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