Business Planning Manager Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Qualified Business Planning Manager seeking work with an existing company in which to put my skills and knowledge to good use.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience in planning and managing various operations for supplier and manufacturers
  • Profound knowledge of various businesses and its infrastructure
  • Good understanding of business process modeling, change control and change management
  • Proficient with Excel, MS Access, SQL and Cognos software
  • Ability to use various software and leverage new analytical techniques
  • Ability to train, instruct, and supervise personnel
  • Ability to identify issues and resolve problems
  • Ability to review contracts for terms, pricing and approvals
  • Ability to create pricing strategy and business modeling for projects
  • Self-motivated, positive and collaborative attitude
  • Excellent presentation skills, communication skills and management skills

Professional Experience:

Business Planning Manager

SAIC, Pasadena, CA

October 2008 – Present

  • Analyzed complex data and recommended changes according to requirements.
  • Developed various statistical models and analyzed efficient working of various businesses.
  • Determined necessary metrics and measured business performance and formulated strategies.
  • Managed priority projects and made all necessary decisions on same.
  • Designed various comprehensive plans based on current trends.
  • Maintained various analytical tools based on business plans and made required business decisions.
  • Coordinated with various teams and developed new business models for large projects.
  • Prepared multiple functions for various businesses that affect work directly.

Business Planning Analyst

Novartis, Pasadena, CA

August 2003 – September 2008

  • Prepared inventory plans for various customer portfolios.
  • Monitored cash flow to top management and analyzed functioning.
  • Forecasted polices for new businesses and assisted in forecasting performance of business.
  • Analyzed forecasts and established present and future needs for performance.
  • Interpreted and identified new trends and recommended improvements to process to include trends.
  • Coordinated with various departments, gathered and analyzed necessary information on all business plans.

Sr. Business Planning Consultant

PG&E Corp, Pasadena, CA

May 1998 – July 2003

  • Determined problems in system and resolved it according to business requirements.
  • Coordinated with various departments, planned various regional sessions and facilitated meetings as required.
  • Participated in various regional workshops for completion of business objectives.
  • Implemented strategies for regions and conducted monthly reviews to measure effectiveness.
  • Provided support to all market and economic researches conducted for new markets.
  • Assisted finance team in preparing performance reports and planned further.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business – Management

American Jewish University, Bel Air, CA