Telenor Careers Pakistan – Assistant Manager Business Planning and Analysis


Last Date to Apply: 13th September, 2022

Employment Type: This is a full-time position.

Grade: This is a grade 2 position.

Location: This role is based in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Flexibility model: Hybrid

About The Role

Assistant Manager Business Planning will work closely with Corporate Functions (Finance, Regulatory Affairs, Human Capital Division) and provide support to Reporting function in daily routine to ensure effective delivery around assigned tasks. The position will also require insightful and dynamic analysis in order to support business decision making.

Your Impactful Goals Will Include

  • Review Opex Forecast submitted by various departments. Through the review process liaise with respective teams to ensure Forecast is finalized and presented to the Management for their approval
  • Review monthly Opex reporting to ensure it is accurate and to monitor the expenditures against forecasts
  • Preparation of monthly actual performance tracking reports against targets / forecasts
  • Involves constant liaison with stakeholders in divisions and Accounts teams over an extended period
  • Ad hoc analysis projects including close the gap sessions to achieve overall company’s targets conducted when necessary during the year
  • Daily revenue reporting and Month end financial reporting
  • Analyze large sets of data with accuracy and provide meaningful actionable insights to top management
  • Develop understanding of key value drivers for important KPIs in the telecom sector, as well as understanding of macro and micro-economic indicators and their impact on Telenor Pakistan
  • Ability to work under stressful situations with tight deadlines. Flexibility to adapt to changing situations at the last moment, including carrying out ad-hoc tasks/analysis
  • Provide support to other divisions/departments (strategy, reporting, operational excellence, etc.) as part of different project teams (including Group initiated projects)
  • Prepare Personnel cost forecast based on drivers
  • Review monthly Personnel cost reporting to ensure it is accurate and to monitor actual expense against forecast
  • Ensure Quarterly and Yearly Non Financial Reporting to group in liaison with Sustainability HSE team
  • Work on People Call presentation with Rewards team

Your Typical Day Will Look Like

  • Preparing, executing and improving financial models to support in forecasting/reporting to reduce turnaround time
  • Developing a forecasting database incorporating trends seen in actual daily and monthly reporting
  • Efficiently supporting in running ad-hoc analyses as demanded by management to support decision making and to highlight key drivers behind revenues
  • Carrying out analysis of different value drivers, trends and development and responsible for providing decision support to management
  • Liaison with accounts and divisional teams for monthly financial closings

Your Career Path

Manager and Senior Manager positions in business performance management as well as in other areas of the company (such as accounting, business planning/analysis, strategy, etc.)

What We’re Looking For

Education: MBA/ICMA/CA (finalist) /ACCA other relevant financial/business qualification

Work experience: Around 3-4 years’ relevant experience. Prior experience in business planning will be a plus

Functional Skills/Knowledge Areas

  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and Team building skills
  • Should be able to work individually and also in a team
  • Ability to create/edit and evaluate detailed financial models
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure, and keep an eye on the bigger picture
  • Excellent analytical skills including skilled in variance analysis and business case evaluations
  • Solid understanding of the revenue and cost drivers specific to the telecommunication industry
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills and experience in financial analysis
  • Sound knowledge of Finance and Accounting

Why should you join us at Telenor?

At Telenor Pakistan, we provide you the platform to work in a challenging and rewarding environment to become a skilled professional in your chosen field of interest. As one of the top employers of the country, we enable you to realize your dreams in a collaborative environment of diversity and openness to new mindsets.

As an equal employment opportunity provider, Telenor Pakistan makes all decisions of employment purely based on merit irrespective of race, caste, gender, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.

Job Details:

Company: Telenor

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

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