Senior Planning Manager

5 days left

22 Sep 2021
22 Oct 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Planning Manager to join our Planning team on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Head of Planning, you'll be part of a highly motivated team who are committed to our internal and external customers and skilled in understanding the intricacies of their discipline

We are looking for a hands on, data driven leader with excellent engagement skills; who can bring fresh thinking and ideas to inspire the team to consistently deliver service excellence for our Stakeholders and Customers.

What you'll do:
    Be responsible for leading, inspiring and developing a team by motivating them towards a clear vision and encouraging them to be accountable and autonomous whilst living and breathing the Sky Values and delivering for our stakeholders and customers.Drive a culture of continuous improvement, innovation and simplification, supporting the team to improve processes and tools and become more efficient.Build fantastic relationships with Commercial, Operational and Finance Teams ensuring our resource plans are robust and alignedHelp shape and deliver the People Plan across the Planning Directorate to create a great place of work where our people excel and develop, reflected by excellent engagement scoresEnsure that the team outputs tell compelling stories based on accurate, relevant and consistent data that can be widely shared and understood across the business.Accountable for forecast accuracy and delivery of strong governance around the forecasting processProactively engage with Senior Stakeholders, influencing and challenging their thinking where appropriate
What you'll bring:
    Excellent organisational skills, prioritising and working to tight deadlinesFantastic leadership and ability to nurture and develop high performers so they are ready to progressStrong communication at all levels with brilliant interpersonal skillsAbility to articulate complex problems into stakeholder languageStrong delivery focus with great outputsFantastic stakeholder engagement to exec level, with strong influencing skillsProven planning experience and in-depth knowledge of planning cycle & disciplinesStrong sense of urgency / fast paced, in addition to being a quick and critical thinker, excellent problem solver and resilientStrong Commercial Acumen and understanding of the Bigger PictureConfidence in ability and not afraid to make mistakes to learn from
Customer Service GroupIn our Customer Service Group Team, we aim to offer the best customer service through our amazing people. Whether you're a frontline colleague speaking to a customer, or one of brilliant support people, you'll have the passion for creating great experiences for our people and our customers. We help connect our customers to the products and entertainment that they love, and as part of our fast-paced team, no two days are the same.

The Rewards:There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

    Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one placeA generous pension packagePrivate healthcareDiscounted mobile and broadbandAccess a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences
Where you'll work:This role can be based anywhere in the UK, however it will require travelInclusion:We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, So we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait? Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

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Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.