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Strategic Planner

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Currently Employed in Scotland

What is a Strategic Planner

A Strategic Planner sets priorities for a business and develop a plan of action. It can involve leading a creative meeting around a new product or developing a business growth strategy.  

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Help to shape the growth of a company.
  • Monitor the latest industry trends and identify new sales opportunities.
  • Develop a plan of action for achieving company goals.

Getting in and Qualifications


If you want to become a Strategic Planner there are number of study options available.

A HNC/HND or degree in marketing, or an advanced qualification like a Masters in Finance can help you become a Strategic Planner. 

A high level of business knowledge is a common trait for Strategic Planners. Gaining work experience in a business environment will help you to improve your skills.


You can develop the necessary skills by doing an apprenticeship Business and Administration or Data Science. An apprenticeship allows you to gain work experience as well as a qualification.

Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.