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Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Lead Manager S&P - Forecasting in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Lead Manager S&P - Forecasting

Date:Nov 25, 2019

Location:Winston Salem, NC, US


Reynolds American Incorporated is positively transforming the tobacco industry. We’re a family of companies that strives for success in everything we do. The future inspires us because our people are igniting the breakthroughs that are redefining the ways adult tobacco consumers enjoy tobacco in the 21st century.

When other companies talk about growth, they only talk about size. At Reynolds American, we focus on the growth of our people. We take pride in each other’s growth and well-being throughout our careers. We invest in your career and total well-being because we know our companies succeed when our people thrive.


Reynolds American Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c., and the U.S. parent company of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; American Snuff Company, LLC; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; and Reynolds Brands, Inc.. This position is withRJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.

Here, you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with visionary, principled and passionate people every day.

Job Title: Lead ManagerStrategic Forecast

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company – Strategy & Planning

Lead Manager Strategic Forecast- will support the development of the strategic forecast for next generation products (NGPs) and/or traditional categories. Key activities include understanding and synthesizing relevant commercial/consumer/macro-economic trends, developing data-centric viewpoints on cross-category dynamics, and collaborating cross-functionally to ensure holistic perspectives on a dynamic, ever-changing industry. This position requires both strong analytical capabilities as well as a high degree of thought leadership.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Significant contributor to the development of monthly commercial forecast for Next Generation Products and/or traditional categories based on market performance analysis, internal and external business drivers, brand initiatives, competitive intelligence, macro-economic factors, and consumer trends.

  • Translate and synthesize commercial and consumer analyses into strategic implications that are quantifiable, actionable, and accessible to stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional business partners to identify and quantify forward-looking strategic plans.

  • Communicate analysis, insights, implications, and recommendations (reports and presentations) in an informative, compelling manner to shape and influence business decisions.

Desired Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelors degree required and Masters Degree in business preferred. Statistics, Economics, Finance or relative quantitative degree will be considered.

  • 3+ years of experience in forecasting or business analysis.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand broader business issues and seek resolution.

  • Ability to synthesize multiple information/data sources including but not limited to commercial, consumer, and macro-economic trends.

  • Skilled in summarizing extensive analysis into concise, actionable insights.

  • Responsive, enthusiastic, and team-oriented.

  • Excellent communication (verbal, written, interpersonal) and organizational skills.

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills required.

Compensation/Targeted Bonus

  • Competitive Annual Salary

  • Targeted Annual Bonus

  • Relocation assistance available for those who qualify.

Benefit Summary

Our company offers very competitive benefit plans, including:

  • 401(k) plan that offers opportunity to save on pre- and post-tax basis up to 50 percent of eligible compensation. Company matches 100 percent of employee pre-tax/Roth (401k) contributions up to six percent

  • Comprehensive health- and welfare-benefits package

  • Eleven paid company holidays annually, plus a generous paid vacation plan based on length of service

  • Company-paid sick and personal days, funeral leave and jury duty leave

  • Confidential personal financial counseling service

  • On-site health clinics and fitness centers

  • A matching grants program that enables employees to direct and double their donations to qualifying charitable organizations of their choice

  • Health-care advocacy service

  • Volunteer service opportunities

  • Federal credit union membership through Allegacy Federal Credit Union

  • Extensive training opportunities

Reynolds American Inc. and its affiliated companies is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility and creativity for motivated employees that stands apart from the crowd.

We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences and talents to maximize the company's potential for successfully achieving its business objectives.

Onlyapplicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly.

Email: TalentAcquisition@RJRT.com

Nearest Major Market:Winston-Salem

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