Revenue Planning Specialist

  • Honey Lane, Maidenhead, United Kingdom
  • Full-time

Company Description

At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS we are inspired by our belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. We are driven by the vision that everyone deserves the coffee they love.

JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is a new €5 billion global business retaining a start-up feel and containing some of the leading brands in Coffee and Tea – Kenco, Douwe Egberts, TASSIMO and Jacobs to name a few.

The UK represents a top 5 global market for JDE and has experienced 8 years of continual growth, with our TASSIMO brand being a standout performer with continuous year on year double digit growth. JDE UK is the number 2 branded coffee supplier to the UK retail trade with approx. 30% market share of this growing £1bn+ RSV category.

JDE is a growth engine for the category, driving premiumisation by leading the single-serve partition with the Tassimo brand, and premiumising the instant coffee segment through Kenco, Douwe Egberts and the newly launched L’OR brand.

Job Description

Are you looking for the next step in your career? We might have the right opportunity for you as we are recruiting a Revenue & Planning Specialist.

As a Revenue Planning Specialist, you will be part of the Sales Revenue Planning team, which forms part of the wider Sales function. You will report directly to the Sales Revenue Planning Manager, working cross functionally with other departments to deliver the Coffee Category goals.

Primarily, the Planning team is responsible for co-ordinating the delivery of the sales results and providing insight for the other functions within the business.

This involves building, managing, tracking and evaluating a Trade Spend budget, used for driving volume, profit, revenue and rate per tonne.

The key responsibilities of the Revenue Planning Specialist are:

  • Planning, communication and tracking of the business plan reporting variances to plan

  • Reviewing customer business forecast and promotional plans, reporting issues\challenges.

  • Working with supply chain to ensure accurate forecast delivered to factory

  • Management of the Promotional database including promotional summary accuracy and promotional finance documentation accuracy

  • Working with marketing team to ensure they are fully briefed on their brands execution within customers

  • Working as part of a cross functional team on NPD/new formats/changes to strategy


  • Degree preferred

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a national account management, revenue planning or category management role within FMCG

  • Able to break down complexity and provide clear and consistent messages

  • Strong financial rigor

  • Intermediate\Advanced MS Office skills, particularly in Excel.

  • Previous commercial experience with ability to demonstrate strong commercial acumen

  • Clean driving license required

Additional Information

What’s it like to work at JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS?

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS: A coffee for every cup.

Working with us means you will be making an impact in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. We work as a team, celebrating success and supporting one another. Our associates work with a diverse group of like-minded people, in an innovative environment committed to doing the right thing – all across the world. What you do here will get noticed.

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