Country:

Germany

Cities:

Frankfurt

Area of expertise:

Business Operations

Job Description


'Together we do what matters'.


Role Overview:

As a Region Business Manager, you will be responsible for managing processes and programs related to cyclical 
business activities. You will work across functional areas (e.g., sales, finance, delivery, and HR) and conduct 
in-depth data analysis activities to support budget planning, monthly business reviews, and critical business 
decisions. You will be able to manage ad-hoc special projects that range from executive business presentations 
to implementing initiatives aligned to regional strategy.

Key Role Responsibilities:

Day-to-day you will provide advanced execution and operational coordination/team leadership of tasks and 
processes related to:

- Implementation of internal business & financial processes to support timely, informed planning and 
decision-making
- Monitoring and managing cyclical business processes to support operational efficiency and effectiveness, 
including annual planning, budgeting, and forecasting cycles
- Reviewing Region Business Operations finances (charge code usage, cost centers) to provide monthly 
        and quarterly forecasts and annual budgets in coordination with the Region Operations Lead (COO)
- Identifying, planning, and execution of improvement initiatives to support shared operational functions 
across the business
- Managing and increasing the efficiency of shared operational support functions, including definition of 
standard processes and enforcement of guidelines/policies as needed
- Facilitating communication and information flow between business and support functions


Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:

Your technical and non-technical skills include:

- Business process implementation to create efficiencies within an organization
- Budgeting and forecasting to review and detail an organization’s short- and long-term financial 
goals/current financial health
- Process innovation to significantly improve business processes, techniques, methodologies, and/or tools
- Stakeholder management across all employee levels to effectively manage stakeholder interests, 
expectations, and influence 
- Program project management to achieve specific goals and success criteria for large, complex projects
- Data analysis and interpretation to inspect, clean, transform, optimize, model, and present data to support 
decision-making
- Profit & Loss (P&L) statement management
- Optimizing routine (BAU) processes
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey timely messaging and/or promote action for 
multiple stakeholders
- Leadership and team management of both onshore and offshore teams
- You likely possess a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Organizational Psychology, 
or equivalent experience
- You likely have 7+ years of experience in Business Management, Operations, Finance, Sales Support, 
and/or related experience. Previous experience managing budgets throughout a business cycle.



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