Planning Model Manager

Created: 16-06-2020

Deadline: 13-07-2020

Category: Finance

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Are you passionate about advanced planning models? Would you like to lead projects at the world’s largest jewellery brand? If so, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Develop a New Planning Model to be implemented across the entire organisation
The Group FP&A function has ownership of managing and steering the financial performance of Pandora. The function plays a vital role in defining and enforcing the global performance management framework and policies across Global Finance and within the business – including being the driver of planning, budgeting and forecasting, defining KPIs, management reporting. The function is therefore key to Pandora’s ability to provide the right guidance on expected future performance to the capital markets.

As our new Planning Model Manager, you will be project leader for the New Planning Model project in Pandora across the entire business, including rollout, change log, updating scope, etc. Over the next 12 months in this role, you will be responsible for getting sign-off on planning project concept with key stakeholders. You will also build strong relationships to our colleagues around the world.

Your responsibilities will include:

  •  Project manager for our planning project including;
    Establishing a project plan, including project governance (steerco, project phases)
    Establishing to be scenario of planning processes
  • Supporting Planning & Budgeting in delivering forecasts and budgets

You will have the opportunity to travel up to 15 days a year to support our global organisation.

Strategic project manager with strong financial background
People would describe you as a structured project manager, with a strategic and commercial mindset. You are enthusiastic about modelling, and can drive a global agenda. Further to this, you are a strong and effective communicator, and are motivated by building “One Global Team”.

You most likely have a Master’s degree in Finance or a similar field, and have previously worked in a global organisation within retail, fashion or the FMCG industry. We imagine that you have:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working within a similar role 
  • Experience working with advanced planning models; it is an advantage if you have experience working with planning models outside finance
  • Strong understanding of modelling (Excel or preferably databases)
  • Flair for IT, with experience using EPM tools and Qlik

Your new team

You will be a key member of the Planning & Budgeting, Group FP&A function. As a team, we have the analytical skillsets and value-chain insight needed to act as a finance business partner for both the CEO and CFO as well as overseeing the Group’s financial performance and financial planning. You will report to the Director, Planning and Budgeting, Group FP&A.

Did we get your attention? 
We hope you got all your questions answered and feel confident applying for this position, however if you have more questions regarding the position, please contact: 

Michael Thushyan
Recruiter, Global Office HR

If you see yourself in the position and would like to become a part of Pandora’s future PLEASE CLICK HERE TO APPLY. We look forward to hearing from you!

We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site 

Icing on the cake 
You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit.

About Pandora
Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 7,400 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores.

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 28,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated sales of DKK 21.9 billion (EUR 2.9 billion) in 2019.