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Integrated Business Planning Head/Senior Manager – Global Supply Chain

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Strategy and Transformation
Location
Singapore - St James Power Station Headquarters

Role Description

The Head of Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is a strategic leadership role responsible for overseeing and driving the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of the Integrated Business Planning process within the organization. This role requires a blend of strategic thinking, operational expertise, and cross-functional collaboration to ensure alignment between business goals, financial targets, and operational execution. This role will work closely with senior level stakeholders and be a member of the Strategy, IBP & Digital Transformation leadership team.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Leadership

  • Develop and champion the vision, strategy, and roadmap for Integrated Business Planning process, aligning it with the Dyson overall business objectives and long-term growth plans
  • Orchestrate the IBP meetings, ensuring inputs and outputs are aligned from one meeting to another
  • Provide strategic guidance to senior leadership on matters related to demand planning, supply chain optimization, inventory management, and financial planning to enable proactive decision-making
  • Identify gaps in business delivery, create action plans to mitigate gaps, work with stakeholders to complement the global plan to deliver on Dyson’s business strategy
  • Facilitate the feedback loop of actions and decisions out of the Executive IBP meeting towards the stakeholders

Process Development and Implementation

  • Design, implement, and enhance the IBP process to enable effective decision-making and alignment across all functions of the organisation
  • Establish key performance metrics, benchmarks, and best practices to drive continuous improvement in the IBP process
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate data-driven insights into the IBP process, ensuring accuracy and reliability of forecasts and plans
  • Own the IBP Calendar

Cross-Functional Collaboration

  • Foster strong partnerships and collaboration across departments to ensure alignment of plans and resources
  • Facilitate regular IBP meetings and forums to review performance, resolve issues, and make decisions that support business objectives
  • Act as a liaison between different functional areas to drive consensus on key assumptions, risks, and opportunities impacting the business

Performance Management and Risk Mitigation

  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) related to demand, supply, inventory, and financial targets to identify risks and opportunities
  • Develop scenario analyses and contingency plans to mitigate risks and capitalize on opportunities in the marketplace
  • Lead insight generation related to portfolio management, demand forecasts and supply analyses, resource utilisation, considering market trends, customer insights, and internal capabilities

Talent Development and Team Management

  • Build and develop a high-performing IBP team, providing coaching, mentoring, and professional development opportunities to enhance capabilities and drive results
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement within the IBP team and across the organisation

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred
  • 10 years of proven experience in leading Integrated Business Planning or Sales & Operations Planning processes within a complex, global organization.
  • Experience in leading a transformation in planning, an advantage
  • Strong strategic thinking and analytical skills with the ability to generate insights through data, translate insights into actionable plans and recommendations
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and influencing skills with the ability to engage and align stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities with a track record of driving cross-functional collaboration and delivering business results in a dynamic environment
  • Proficiency in advanced planning tools and systems, ERP systems, and data analytics platforms
  • Knowledge of industry best practices in demand planning, supply chain management, and financial forecasting
  • Experience in leading diverse and global teams


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.