Senior Planning and Initiatives Specialist – 5210948

  • Per Day
    £400 to £550
  • Location
    Greater London
  • Basis

Senior Planning and Initiatives Specialist – 12 Months – London (Hybrid) – £400-550 per day (Umbrella)

Our client is looking for a Senior Planning and Initiatives Specialist to join their Global Communications Department. This client is undergoing a large transformation and this role sits right at the heart of this transformation, actively telling of the innovation, business and cultural stories in a compelling way. The Senior Planning and Initiatives Specialist will be shaping the narrative and sharing the story with the outside world.
They currently work the hybrid pattern of 60% working from home a month and 40% of this month in the office, how you work that is up to you.

The responsibilities:

* Support implementation of Project Based Organization methodology, overseeing critical projects and ensuring the department allocates resources appropriately and sets briefs, KPIs and measures progress
* Partner with project leaders to gather information about critical initiatives, assist with implementation of a reporting mechanism and cadence to ensure frequent project and program updates to senior management
* Support annual cycle programs (budget process, strategy cycle, rolling forecasts) in close partnership with the Finance and Strategy organizations
* Coordinate monthly spend plan process, consolidate and present latest assumptions
* Act as a first point of contact for resolution of points of friction in the system
* Support implementation of Global Communications governance framework
* Assist in developing presentations and briefings for Global Communications senior management and the company’s leadership when required
* Support functional trainings on Source-to Pay and spend management processes

The Person:

* Curious and collaborative team player.
* Highly organized and analytical.
* Good at relationship building.
* Good working knowledge of MS Office tools.
* Have experience of/ with Project Management

strgroup is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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