Demand Planner - London

London, London
£37,000 - £42,000 per annum
05 Jun 2017
03 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Demand Planner
£37000 - £42000 + Excellent Benefits

Client is an innovative, growing business based in London. They are currently looking for a driven, dynamic and personable Demand Planner for their thriving business based in London. The purpose of this role is to manage the forecasting and demand planning process across all customers. This role takes an instrumental lead within S&OP and customer collaboration.

Key Responsibilities:

Customer and internal demand planning
Develop the 3 year vision and targets for demand planning/forecasting
Identify process levers to improve efficiency and effectiveness of process
Manage the demand planning deliverables to ensure integrity and comprehensiveness of the demand plan. Accountable for ongoing improvement in forecast accuracy (through target setting, process improvements and systems)
Collaborate through the monthly S&OP process to ensure capacity and supply plans meet demand in a responsive, flexible and cost effective way
Coordinate and input forecast updates from Sales and Marketing
Analyze forecast for key customers and SKU/product category levels
Provide forecast trend analysis for products, accounts, and channels
Support new product and account launches and distribution expansions
Provide forecast changes to supply planning in between system updates
Manage down SLOBS risk across Europe to drive timely action to balance sales opportunities with product shelf life.

Key Skills:

Graduate calibre
A strong understanding of Retail or FMCG supply chain with at least 3 years+ FMCG demand planning experience
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
Competent in use of customer sales systems such as Retail Link / Tesco Connect and forecasting systems
Strong team player
Highly organised and motivated

Keywords: Demand Planner, Excel, FMCG, S&OP, Forecasting