Planning Manager

Planning Manager

Location: Bucharest, Romania

Department: Supply Chain


Deliver clear, transparent, and accurate plans : enabling decision making and excellent execution of in market events

LSS: Ensure optimization of local stock availability

Represent the upstream Supply Chain on the Business Leadership teams

Key contact for Category Planning Director

LSS: Represent (SC) planning within the MSO

Build and maintain high standards, skills and rigour in members of planning team

Control and manage of the USCE MD process to assure quality service and smooth integration with other business processes

Assure compliance to MRDR European rules


  • Represent the Supply Chain (Source, Make, Deliver, Plan) on the business leadership team
  • Providing a supply chain perspective on key decisions
  • Representing supply chain capability for key projects, events, and activities
  • Communicating stock availability status : opportunities and constraints
  • Implement priorities set in case of constrained supply and/or service issue resolution
  • (S&OP) make trade off decisions as part of the business leadership team
  • Contribute to the building of the (loco) supply chain and category strategies
  • Lead team of planning managers


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Accounting or another analytical field preferred or equivalent experience. MBA is preferred.
  • 5 – 8 years’ experience in a demand planning role with S&OP accountability
  • Strong working knowledge of demand planning process within Consumer Packaged Goods Industry, particularly in a short shelf life environment
  • Experience using Demand Solutions software, SAP (preferred) or other ERP software packages
  • High drive for results and willing to work in a demanding & rapid paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent analytical, follow-up, and attention to detail skills
  • Ability to work autonomously across functions to meet deadlines and drive tasks to completion
  • Excellent English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Microsoft Outlook experience preferred

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