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Business Planning & Operations Manager, Marketing

Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA

Company: Visa

Category: Management Occupations

Published on 2022-05-09 06:39

Business Planning & Operations Manager, MarketingAs the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65, transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.You'rean Individual.We'rethe team for you.Together, let's transform the way the world pays.Job Description and ResponsibilitiesPosition SummaryThis position is within the Visa Consulting & Analytics (Marketing) team covering CEMEA Region as Business Planning & Operations (BPO) Manager reporting to the Director of CEMEA Planning and MeasurementThis position is tasked with collating, summarizing and creating transparency on financial and operational results of the CEMEA Marketing team, to the regional / service line leads and their team members along with providing decision-supporting analysis to the BPO lead for business planning and strategic initiatives. The person is also responsible for analyzing performance management, budgeting, forecasting of the function, supporting consolidation processes and monitor as well as optimize business operations.Principal ResponsibilitiesSupport in preparing the overall budget planning and financial forecasting of the Marketing CEMEA function by collecting information from all sub-regions and managing the monthly validation of financial and operational performanceCoordinate with the sub-regional marketing teams to deliver Monthly Business reviews packs to be presented to CEMEA / Global leadership teamSupport in preparing information required for ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests from CEMEA and Global Finance teams, Global Marketing teams, CEMEA Business Ops, etc.Support in formulation and regular tracking of Marketing CEMEA scorecardMonitor marketing Visa Project Central (VPC)/time tracking entries and provide status reports as well as support in tool enhancements and roll out of new tools to support a fast growing business unit in Visa.Responsible for assessing team compliance by cross-checking completeness and all Marketing project documentation Marketing process SME, act as the primary liaison between Marketing CEMEA and the CEMEA Ops, Legal, Sourcing, Controllership and Compliance teams to ensure Marketings business requirements are metSupport and compile Marketing CEMEA interactions with Visa Audit teams and their respective stakeholdersSupport ongoing training, guidance of and communication to all Marketing CEMEA team members on Marketing-related finances and business operations, processes and tools, including Visa project central (VPC) and time trackingQualificationsProfessional ExpUniversity degree in Business Administration, with focus on Finance / Business AnalysisExperienced in working across functions and with different levels of seniorityMinimum of 6 years of experience in finance / business analysis / operations role, preferably in large matrix organizationsQualificationsComprehensive understanding of business processes and structureExcellent analytical, written, oral, organizational, and presentation skillsAbility to multi task in a variety of tasks with different levels of complexityAbility to develop effective plans and organize work efficientlyAbility to define problems, collect data, establish fact based decisionsPro-active and result driven attitudeExperience in project managementBusiness fluency in English (written and spoken)Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and database management skills required, QuickBase and time tracking tools an advantageAbility to quickly learn new systems and share learnings with extended teams and new joiners as a trainerAbility to create efficient MI reporting with limited guidance Additional InformationVisa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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