Director Business Planning & Analysis jobs in telenor

Job description

Why should you join Telenor Pakistan?

Telenor Pakistan is a unique organization with respect to its unyielding efforts on individual growth along with organizational excellence. The entity truly believes in the ideology that people are its key assets and true enablers of growth, a fact which is reflected in the organizational culture. Furthermore, we believe in contributing actively in the society, making the job intrinsically rewarding.

Position Related:

The Director Business Planning will work closely with Telenor Pakistan Management Team ensuring active financial and operational prudence by working as an advisor and a sounding board to the CFO. The position is located in Islamabad and reports to Chief Financial Officer.


  • Responsible that the department is at all times aligned with and supports the overall business ambitions and objectives of the Company
  • Actively contribute towards the formation and promotion of overall Company strategy and the development of company’s long term business plan including timely preparation and delivery of rolling forecasts, driving target setting and follow ups
  • Proactively contribute to operational efficiency and industrialization across Telenor Pakistan

Your Typical day at work

  • Carrying out revenue and profitability analysis as part of the daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting cycle
  • Preparing rolling forecasts for the Company to be used for divisional follow-up, target setting, monitoring and control
  • Facilitating the process of approval of investments as per the Company’s Investment Policy
  • Responsible for all the periodical and ad-hoc reporting to the management, key decision makers and group on all financial, operational and key performance matters/indicators. Also, represent the company in the monthly/ quarterly company review meetings with the group
  • Responsible for determining and working out the financial feasibility & analysis of the different initiatives, products, services and business segments/units and ideas proposed by the different divisions within the company or by the business associates
  • Carrying out analysis of different value drivers, trends and development and responsible for providing decision support to Telenor Pakistan management team
  • Ensure effective Revenue and costs monitoring and controlling based on direction as given by the management
  • Extend assistance to divisional heads/ VP’s/ CXo’s for all Financial & Non-financial business matters i.e. planning, analysis, execution, operational excellence etc.
  • Contribute to the preparation of Business & Financial Reviews and Board Meetings
  • Carry out operational excellence program across Telenor Pakistan. Indentify areas with potential savings and execute plans to materialize the same
  • Liaison with accounts team for monthly financial closings & management reporting

Eligibility Criteria

  • You have a master degree, or similar, in business and/or finance
  • You have demonstrated excellent communications skills with proficiency in English language
  • You have demonstrated good commercial understanding including thorough understanding of Telecom value drivers
  • You have minimum 10 years of relevant experience, including Planning & controlling, business analysis and financial reporting

Potential Career Path:

Horizontal and vertical growth opportunities in different business units of Telenor

Requisite Skills / Knowledge Areas

  • Strong interpersonal and Team building skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Should be able to work individually and also in a team
  • Goal oriented
  • Sound knowledge of Finance and Accounting
  • Solid understanding of the revenue and cost drivers specific to the telecommunication industry
  • Excellent writing skills and experience in financial analysis
  • Ability to create/edit and evaluate detailed financial models
  • Excellent analytical skills including skilled in variance analysis and business case evaluations


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