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Commercial Planning Manager

Posted on 23-Jun-2022
Application Close Date: 23-Jul-2022
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  • CHOOSE FUN and ride the wave of excitement as cruising returns to Australia
  • Utilise commercial data to provide strategic value to the business
  • Provide analytical and functional support to improve the effectiveness of the Sales team by enhancing the data, technology and operations of the function.

About Us:

Carnival Cruise Line is "The World's Most Popular Cruise Line®" with over 5 million guests travelling globally every year.  As we bring cruising back to Australia , we have a fantastic diverse opportunity for a Commercial Planning Manager to join our Sales and Marketing team based in our Chatswood office.

Reporting into the Senior Director of Sales and Marketing, this rolewill see you responsible for providing regular analysis and insights across  our sales and marketing programs in order to prioritise and develop high value data insights, drive efficiency and effectiveness through commercial operations.

Your key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Assemble data and produce regular reporting and insights of key Sales and Marketing metrics on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Deliver to the trade sales team the business intelligence that they require to drive sales including monitoring sales results.
  • Work with National Sales Manager and Trade Strategy team (US based) to set sales targets and tactical incentives for trade team and facilitate reporting to help with tracking achievement.
  • Coordinate analysis, data investigation and trouble shooting.
  • Gather and share best practices examples with all stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Adhere to the annual budgeting process and monthly accrual and forecasting.
  • Review costs and make savings where possible without detriment to revenue.
  • Provide support to Sales & Marketing Director, National Sales Manager and Marketing Manager in developing presentations as required

About you:

First and foremost, you are highly team-centric and love being part of a high performing, social and fun team. With your analytical, data driven and creative streak, you have strong social skills with an ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment whilst ensuring a strong output and accuracy. An ability to bring your whole self to your role and always seeking to explore creative options using and presenting data will be your winning combo!

To be successful in the role, you will need:

  • Recent experience as a Commercial Planning Manager
  • Experience measuring sales and marketing performance, sales metrics and sales commission structures
  • Excellent data analysis, modelling and visualization skills and experience
  • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Office particularly Excel
  • Intermediate Data Visualization (Tableau, Power BI or similar)
  • Strong reporting experience including modelling and situational analysis
  • Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills
  • Self-motivation and discipline with the ability to work in a highly autonomous manner
  • Experience working with large and complex multinational structures (preferred)

Some benefits our team enjoy at Carnival Australia:

  • Competitive base + super + incentives + employee benefits and more!
  • Work life balance – 9 day working fortnights with full time pay. Yes, that's a long weekend every fortnight!
  • Offering a hybrid work model – WFH and Office
  • An inclusive and diverse proud workforce
  • Supportive Health & wellbeing – physical, mental, and financial health benefits
  • Fantastic family & friends discount on travel and on-board product launches
  • Reward & Recognition – attractive incentive schemes and recognition programs

Join a company who was voted top 10 Great Places to work in 2021 in Australia.

At Carnival Australia we pride ourselves on promoting an inclusive and flexible workplace culture where individual differences are valued. We are committed to working with people's strengths and encourage applicants to approach us for any necessary adjustments.

As part of our recruitment process and commitment to safety, suitable candidates will be required to undertake Background Checks which may include a Police Check, skills assessment/ testing and reference checks as part of your application process

Important Notice

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