Demand Planner - Immediate Start Required

London, London
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
09 Nov 2016
07 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Demand Planner
Location: London
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Job Type: Full time - Immediate Start

Our company client is a widely known FMCG organisation who are actively seeking to take on board a self motivated and personable Demand Planner for their vibrant team based in London. The job holder will manage the forecasting and demand planning process for the company working with the Demand Planning Manager while taking an instrumental lead within S&OP and dealing direct with internal and external stakeholders. This is an excellent opportunity for career development.

Top duties for this role will cover:

* Creating collaborative and robust demand plans using forecasting, sales figures and promotional information from customers.
* Maintain excellent working relationships with retail customers and their supply chain teams.
* Working closely with suppliers - managing allocations and product demand, vintages and production plans
* Placing purchase orders with suppliers to ensure availability for forecast demand
* Inventory management. Demand Planner expected to have a detailed knowledge of stock holding for designated SKU's
* Working closely with Demand Planning Coordinator to ship efficiently, as well as managing an end-to-end purchase order process to ensure stock arrives on time and in full

Main abilities and qualifications required:

* Graduate calibre
* A strong understanding of Retail or FMCG supply chain with at least 2 years+ FMCG demand planning experience
* SAP/Manugistics highly desirable
* Highly computer literate - advanced excel
* Customer focused - experience of working collaboratively with key retail customers
* Excellent communication and influencing to develop strong relationships internally and externally
* Able to prioritise and allocate time effectively
* Diligent in completion of tasks and projects
* Strong team player
* Highly organised and motivated
* An eye for detail.

Keywords: "demand planner" OR "demand planning manager" OR "demand forecasting" OR "demand analysis" OR "category planner"

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please don't hesitate to send your CV and APPLY NOW.