Specialist Strategic Planning

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

Specialist Strategic Planning

Specialist Strategic Planning

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Nestlé Coffee Partners (NCP) is on a mission to elevate how our consumers experience coffee. With brands like Starbucks, Nescafé, Seattle’s Best Coffee and Blue Bottle, our diverse product portfolio is brimming with rich and fulfilling opportunities for motivated individuals passionate about sharing their love of coffee and the moments it creates. Our Seattle office provides an inspiring and high-energy work environment that fuels our fast-paced growth, and our flexible, field-based positions across the country ensure that we're fully immersed and positioned to pioneer the coffee market. Across our organization, we're creating a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Together, we’ll brew remarkable things!


Job Summary and Mission
The Strategic Planning Specialist contributes to Nestlé Coffee Partners (NCP) success by facilitating planning and communication to raise the capabilities of our field sales teams to help deliver their customer selling materials. This position serves as a conduit amongst our internal teams to enable proper execution on delivering on our internal commitments while driving continuously effective communication and planning. This role also supports the consolidation of customer account reviews and leadership presentations, requiring an ability to flex between high level storylines and customer specific details to drive leadership decisions.


Summary of Key Responsibilities

Drives seamless interaction between the HQ and the field through communication

  • Coordinate and consult on content development for weekly sales newsletter, monthly sales network calls, Innovation Launches and annual sales conference.
  • Ensure all communication is clear, concise, consistent, and accurate while checking that all sales materials align with the overall Nestlé Coffee Partners strategy.
  • Facilitate cross-functional alignment with communication processes to support field sales.
  • Ensure all field sales support materials are easily available and content is consistently improved to enable growth and flawless execution.
  • Create system-wide tools and leverage technology such as Microsoft SharePoint & Teams to minimize one-off requests through process-driven communication.

Conducts long-term planning for Annual CPG Sales Conference:

  • Owns timeline for internal checkpoints including cross functional event kickoffs and content reviews with Leadership.
  • Liaise with Nestlé’s event management team on logistics including venue, AV, activities.
  • Support Manager with budget management, working team check-ins/share-outs to Leadership, and status updates to cross functional teams.
  • Collect and analyze feedback from participants, especially Field Sales, to drive continuous improvement and ensure clarity on both business goals and planning expectations.

Enables Field Teams for successful item sell in:

  • Facilitate delivery of product samples to customers as the point of contact for our 3rd party warehouse logistics and inventory management
  • Address ad-hoc questions and requests from Sales team

Leads key cross-functional processes within the sales organization including:

  • Annual CPG Sales Summit
  • Business Planning Calls (Innovation launches)
  • Monthly CPG Network Calls
  • Weekly CPG Field Newsletter (Bulletins) to the broader organization
  • Support consolidation of quarterly Customer Account Finance Review (AFRs) to drive review and leadership decisions.

Qualifications

Summary of Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience leveraging multi-functional resources, building sales marketing plans within a global company, cross-functional project management.
  • Experience with developing internal and external partner communications.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite (Excel, Powerpoint) and PowerBI (preferred) to consolidate multi-account plans, analysis and leadership presentations.
  • Preferred experience in CPG industry

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree required.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Quick adaptation to changing environments and leadership direction to ensure seamless processes and communications.
  • Proven track record of building diverse, collaborative relationships.
  • Experience successfully navigating stakeholder management, balancing multiple priorities concurrently and strong cross-functional collaboration at multiple levels.
  • Ability to think as your business partners and provide prospective that considers various viewpoints to influence workstreams.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills that enables the CPG customer teams to effectively sell.
  • Identifies and communicates key responsibilities and practices to ensure the immediate team promotes a successful attitude, confidence in leadership, and teamwork to achieve business results.
  • Strong project management experience/skills a plus
  • Proficiency in Excel, Powerpoint; PowerBI preferred

The approximate pay range for this position is $75,000 to $90,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at: About Us | Making an Impact | Nestle Careers (nestlejobs.com)

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It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Nestlé Coffee Partners (NCP) is on a mission to elevate how our consumers experience coffee. With brands like Starbucks, Nescafé, Seattle’s Best Coffee and Blue Bottle, our diverse product portfolio is brimming with rich and fulfilling opportunities for motivated individuals passionate about sharing their love of coffee and the moments it creates. Our Seattle office provides an inspiring and high-energy work environment that fuels our fast-paced growth, and our flexible, field-based positions across the country ensure that we're fully immersed and positioned to pioneer the coffee market. Across our organization, we're creating a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Together, we’ll brew remarkable things!


Job Summary and Mission
The Strategic Planning Specialist contributes to Nestlé Coffee Partners (NCP) success by facilitating planning and communication to raise the capabilities of our field sales teams to help deliver their customer selling materials. This position serves as a conduit amongst our internal teams to enable proper execution on delivering on our internal commitments while driving continuously effective communication and planning. This role also supports the consolidation of customer account reviews and leadership presentations, requiring an ability to flex between high level storylines and customer specific details to drive leadership decisions.


Summary of Key Responsibilities

Drives seamless interaction between the HQ and the field through communication

  • Coordinate and consult on content development for weekly sales newsletter, monthly sales network calls, Innovation Launches and annual sales conference.
  • Ensure all communication is clear, concise, consistent, and accurate while checking that all sales materials align with the overall Nestlé Coffee Partners strategy.
  • Facilitate cross-functional alignment with communication processes to support field sales.
  • Ensure all field sales support materials are easily available and content is consistently improved to enable growth and flawless execution.
  • Create system-wide tools and leverage technology such as Microsoft SharePoint & Teams to minimize one-off requests through process-driven communication.

Conducts long-term planning for Annual CPG Sales Conference:

  • Owns timeline for internal checkpoints including cross functional event kickoffs and content reviews with Leadership.
  • Liaise with Nestlé’s event management team on logistics including venue, AV, activities.
  • Support Manager with budget management, working team check-ins/share-outs to Leadership, and status updates to cross functional teams.
  • Collect and analyze feedback from participants, especially Field Sales, to drive continuous improvement and ensure clarity on both business goals and planning expectations.

Enables Field Teams for successful item sell in:

  • Facilitate delivery of product samples to customers as the point of contact for our 3rd party warehouse logistics and inventory management
  • Address ad-hoc questions and requests from Sales team

Leads key cross-functional processes within the sales organization including:

  • Annual CPG Sales Summit
  • Business Planning Calls (Innovation launches)
  • Monthly CPG Network Calls
  • Weekly CPG Field Newsletter (Bulletins) to the broader organization
  • Support consolidation of quarterly Customer Account Finance Review (AFRs) to drive review and leadership decisions.

Qualifications

Summary of Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience leveraging multi-functional resources, building sales marketing plans within a global company, cross-functional project management.
  • Experience with developing internal and external partner communications.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite (Excel, Powerpoint) and PowerBI (preferred) to consolidate multi-account plans, analysis and leadership presentations.
  • Preferred experience in CPG industry

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree required.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Quick adaptation to changing environments and leadership direction to ensure seamless processes and communications.
  • Proven track record of building diverse, collaborative relationships.
  • Experience successfully navigating stakeholder management, balancing multiple priorities concurrently and strong cross-functional collaboration at multiple levels.
  • Ability to think as your business partners and provide prospective that considers various viewpoints to influence workstreams.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills that enables the CPG customer teams to effectively sell.
  • Identifies and communicates key responsibilities and practices to ensure the immediate team promotes a successful attitude, confidence in leadership, and teamwork to achieve business results.
  • Strong project management experience/skills a plus
  • Proficiency in Excel, Powerpoint; PowerBI preferred

The approximate pay range for this position is $75,000 to $90,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at: About Us | Making an Impact | Nestle Careers (nestlejobs.com)

278591


It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Seattle, WA, US, 98104

Seattle, WA, US, 98104


Nearest Major Market: Seattle