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Meta Demand Planner in Denver, Colorado

Summary:

Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Novi further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology.Instructions on how to apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.

Required Skills:

Demand Planner Responsibilities:

  1. • Create demand plans for Facebook AR/VR hardware business using sophisticated forecasting methodologies appropriate for each line of business

  2. • Use forecasting tools to analyze sales data to generate actionable insights about sales trends and sales drivers

  3. • Evaluate promotional programs and new revenue initiative financials, and assess new markets for growth

  4. • Share forecast assumptions and impact of various activities to forecast outcomes to other teams

  5. • Explore and build internal systems applicable for forecasting corresponding products

  6. • Combine strategic planning and decision making with deep data analytics to understand and impact many facets of Facebook’s hardware business strategy, including sales planning, financial forecasting, strategic pricing, trade marketing, sales analytics, and supply chain analytics

  7. • Forecast and track weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly sales performance of the hardware products in AR/VR

  8. • Drive forecast development processes to increase planning accuracy across different channels in collaboration with account managers and cross-functional teams (Finance, Marketing, and Supply Chain)

  9. • Partner with Supply Chain & Operations to impact production and launch decisions

  10. • Partner with Finance & Marketing to impact pricing strategy across entire portfolios of products

  11. • Use tools like Excel and PowerPoint to present outcomes at reviews with business leaders across Facebook, including the AR/VR (Artificial Reality/Virtual Reality) executive team and members of the AR/VR Sales team

  12. • Telecommute from anywhere in the U.S. permitted (remote work benefit)

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. • Employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Business, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, or related field, followed by five (5) years of progressive, post-baccalaureate work experience in job offered or in a sales planning or business analytics-related occupation. Experience must include 12 months of experience in each of the following:

  2. • End-to-end Demand forecasting for an evolving tech category (e.g. robotics, smart display, smart home, wearables, AR/VR/AI, or console games, etc.)

  3. • Business strategy, finance, business analytics, or sales planning

  4. • Knowledge of financial drivers for business

  5. • Designing, leading, and executing analysis, and communicating insights

  6. • Excel and PowerPoint, VBA-Macro, Tableau, Power BI, ERP, and any Forecasting tool

  7. • NPD Decision Key reporting, and Market and category data analysis

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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