Demand Planner

Basic qualifications:

  • Experience in Demand Planning
  • Understanding of sales / commercial processes
  • Good communication skills
  • Understanding of supply planning and customer service processes
  • Planning systems experience
  • Exceptional analytical skills and problem solving capabilities
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Expert Excel capability
  • Good oral and written English language skills

Pls send application till September 29th.

Preferred qualifications:

Details:

  • Lead the Demand Planning process across a 24 month horizon for nominated channels / accounts
  • Build a consensus driven Demand Forecast (Volume and Value) with Commercial teams ensuring full volume and value alignment
  • Maintain a detailed knowledge of all components of the Demand Forecast :
  • Statistical baseline
  • Promotion and repacking uplifts and cannibalisation effects
  • Sales and Market intelligence
  • New Product Introductions
  • Consumption, stock in trade and market data
  • Manage an effective product lifecycle management process
  • Interpret the key trends impacting individual channel / account performance.
  • Provide expert input into the key Market Core Commercial Cycle (CCC) meetings
  • Own and improve market Forecast Accuracy, Forecast Bias and Forecast Completeness KPIs (shared accountability with Commercial)
  • Work with Sales & Marketing teams to ensure that promotional programme and new product launch pipeline are fully included in the forecast
  • Integrate Customer inputs & insights from market data into the Demand Forecast
  • Work effectively with managers in the Commercial and Supply organisations and the Market Warehouse & Distribution and Customer Service & Local Customisation teams

Contact information:

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