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Philips Connected Planning Solution Manager (Anaplan experience required) in United States of America - Home Based, Massachusetts


Be part of a dynamic team that is driving the transformation around end-to-end sales planning via Anaplan. Engage with sales, sales operations, HR, finance and other parts of the organization to assess requirements and drive the design, programming execution, and UAT for future state capabilities within the platform. You will look for opportunities to optimize the platform structure based on the current state and future state roadmap, and provide ongoing input to the platform managers around data integration opportunities. You will play a critical role around direct connect IT integration with adjacent systems like, SAP and other internal data sources optimizing data flows. Additionally, you will also play a key role in documenting platform architecture, maintaining work instructions and supporting training and knowledge transfer to platform users. You will be a key member of the Sales Operations Organization and laying the groundwork for future state planning excellence.

In this role you have the opportunity to:

  • Support planning leadership, development and evolution for the Anaplan SPM infrastructure to transform and scale readiness processes, E2E planning and commissions execution for North America

  • Consult with functional leadership to Support project plan development for new capabilities delivered

  • Assess critical areas, provide insight around opportunities and develop a prioritized list for capability extension and align with key stakeholders around focus

  • Participate in deep dive planning / kaizen forums where necessary to solution / optimize key areas

  • Engage with IT to assess, plan and execute integration efforts across the PIL (, WD, SAP, etc.)

  • Serve as a project manager and lead solution development to deliver against new business requirements

  • Lead and participate in project teams to drive key development initiatives and implementation on the Anaplan platform

  • Lead requirements gathering engagements

  • Identifying SME/ user business requirements (assess current state if relevant) – build user stories, develop project plan and schedules to manage work product

  • Build solutions development to enable the delivery against project objectives

  • Execute development in the platform

  • Manage / execute UAT Effectively manage interdependencies across the model

  • Support work product across the development team

  • Provide technical / model leadership in all appropriate forums.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent industry experience

  • 2+ years Anaplan development experience

  • Agile experience

  • PM experience highly-desired

  • Exposure to NPI2Cash systems (Salesforce, SAP, etc.)

  • Knowledge of sales operations processes

Why should you join Philips?

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As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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