Job Description

Company Description

Pilot Company is an industry-leading network of travel centers with more than 30,000 team members and over 750 retail and fueling locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces. Our energy and logistics division serves as a top supplier of fuel, employing one of the largest tanker fleets and providing critical services to oil operations in our nation's busiest basins. Pilot Company supports a growing portfolio of brands with expertise in supply chain and retail operations, logistics and transportation, technology and digital innovation, construction, maintenance, human resources, finance, sales and marketing.

Founded in 1958 by Jim A. Haslam II and currently led by CEO Adam Wright, our founding values, people-first culture and commitment to giving back remains true to us today. Whether we are serving guests, a fellow team member, or a trucking company, we are dedicated to fueling people and keeping North America moving.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Military encouraged to apply.

Job Description

The Senior Manager of Business Planning is a key leader within the Strategy Realization team who will drive the implementation of an annual strategic planning process, conduct analyses to evaluate the effectiveness of implemented strategies, and lead a team of strategic and innovative thinkers

Essential Functions

  • Drive the annual planning process ensuring timelines and deliverables are met
  • Develop and implement planning standards, templates and tools while working to consolidate and analyze throughout the planning cycle
  • Support the effort to define, categorize and ultimately realize the top priorities that impact the business
  • Conduct market analysis, competitive intelligence, and industry research to help inform the company’s strategic direction
  • Develop, monitor, and analyze key performance metrics, identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Foster collaboration and communication among various internal teams driving cross-functional alignment on the company’s goals
  • Prepare regular reports and presentations for senior leadership, summarizing key performance metrics and progress toward business goals
  • Develop and lead a team of direct reports
  • Ensure all activities are in compliance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Complete other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, management or other related field, MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in a strategy, strategic planning, or business operations role

Specialized Knowledge

  • Understanding of enterprise strategy management methodologies (ex: Balanced Scorecards, Objective Key Results, etc.), tools, and approaches
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel


  • Excellent presentation and written/oral communication skills
  • Strong business acumen and analytical rigor with ability to utilize data and business analysis to make informed decisions
  • Ability to use relationship-building and communication skills to influence others
  • Strong stakeholder management skills


Travel required less than 15%

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  • General office work requiring sitting or standing for long periods of time
Additional Information
  • Nation-wide Medical Plan/Dental/Vision
  • 401(k) Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Weekly Pay

Application Instructions

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