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Planning Analyst

Planning Analyst

  • Location Hungary - Budapest
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available Relocation may be negotiable for this role
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ080171
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Finance Group

Job Description:

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We are working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together. You can participate in our new ambition to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner, and to help the world get to net zero. 


In Hungary, we operate bp’s Global Business Services organization which is an integrated part of bp. Our people want to play their part in solving the big complex challenges facing our world today and, guided by our bp values, are working to help meet the world’s need for more energy while lowering carbon emissions. In our offices in Budapest and Szeged, we work in customer service, finance, accounting, procurement, HR services and other enabling functions – providing solutions across all of bp. Join our team, and develop your career in an encouraging, forward-thinking environment!


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In this role You will:

  • Provides insight to how to improve the quality and robustness of the DRP and production plans through analysis and general support to the Supply Planners
  • Calculate Plant ABCD & set lot size Durations
  • Calculate Direct versus hub sourcing
  • Calculate network Min Lot size & rounding Values
  • Weekly DRP Validation Reporting (Monday morning)
  • DRP Specific Master data validations & updates
  • Consolidate Regional Stock list and update Backorder Management report
  • Supply Planning Specific Master data validations & updates  (Every Angle)
  • Third Party Specific Master data validations & updates (Every Angle)
  • Deployment specific Master Data validations & updates (Every Angle)
  • Deployment specific rules & parameter validations & updates (Every Angle)
  • Generate and circulate alerts (RCA) across the Supply Planning team
  • Development of new measures to support the Supply Planning team
  • Weekly excess stock Management alerts
  • Tableau Planning Super User
  • Regular Inventory Report preparation

What You will need to be successful:

  • Knowledge and experience (2-4 years) of production planning or Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP) and a good understanding of its importance to the business
  • Highly analytical, numerate with a good attention to detail.
  • High degree of computer literacy including advanced knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and business reporting tools (e.g. MI/SAP Business Objects).
  • Knowledge and use of SAP
  • Demonstrable experience in SC planning or logistics, customer service experience is of advantage.
  • Absolute fluency in “business English” is mandatory
  • University/College degree preferably in economics
  • Very strong analytical skills – able to analyse and summarise complex information and prepared to drive performance improvements
  • Working knowledge of planning systems, preferable SAP APO
  • Strong impact, interpersonal, influence and communication skills with proven capability and potential to make a significant contribution to the business.
  • Good understanding of cross-service functions relating to the business commercial activities
  • High understanding of the business requirements and strategy
  • Ability to work under time pressure and to prioritize numerous tasks
  • High level of customer focus
  • High degree of energy, stamina and resilience, combined with a “can do” attitude
  • Continuous improvement mind-set
  • Highly motivated

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:

  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, wide range of cafeteria elements
  • Life & health insurance, medical care package
  • Flexible working schedule: home office up to 2 days / week, based on team agreement
  • Opportunity to build up long term career path and develop your skills with wide range of learning options
  • Family friendly workplace e.g.: Extended parental leave, Mother-baby room
  • Employees’ wellbeing programs e.g.: Employee Assistance Program, Company Recognition Program
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in our beautiful Budapest Agora and Szeged offices e.g.: Play Zones, Office massage, Sport and music equipment
  • Assets like phone for private usage and company laptop are provided from the first day of employment with other equipment if requested

bp Hungary won the Most Attractive Employer 2023 Award (SSC / BSC sector) third time in a row at PwC's annual employer research. Come and join us!

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

Relocation may be negotiable for this role

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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