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Hyperion Planning Specialist

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Design, develop, administer and maintain the WG&S Hyperion planning solution in line with business needs, working closely with global business users. Change and improve the way users work by utilising the appropriate Hyperion functionality.

Main Responsibility

  • Work as part of the Hyperion Technical Team on Hyperion Planning / PBCS development and gain strong understanding of the business forecasting and budgeting processes required to maintain, design and develop the WG&S Hyperion Planning solution.
  • Work closely with the Hyperion team to upskill in Oracle PL/SQL and MS SQL server development to manage integration with source and target applications.
  • Work closely with other technical teams to ensure successful data flow across the core WGS systems.
  • Continuously review application set-up and processes to identify and suggested improvements.
  • Provide support and training to the Hyperion users around the globe.
  • Manage user access for the Hyperion system.
  • Proactively share knowledge with the other team members and work together to establish best practise.
  • Drive technical excellence in the team to deliver cross functional business information.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Experience in Hyperion Planning/PBCS Development
  • Ability to write business rules, calculation scripts and create data forms
  • Solid understanding of database and dimension concepts
  • Hyperion Essbase performance tuning experience
  • Experience in full software development life cycle
  • Experience in SQL Development (MS SQL Server and/or Oracle PL/SQL) would be an advantage

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons


William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.


Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.


Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at

William Grant & Sons

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