Key Account Supply Manager - London

London, London
£32,000 - £38,000 per annum
15 Nov 2016
13 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Key Account Supply Manager
Location: London
Salary: £32,000 - £38,000 per year
Job Type: Full time

The company client is a fast growing FMCG organisation who are currently seeking a self motivated and personable Key Account Supply Manager to join their vibrant team based in London. The main focus of this job is to manage the forecasting and demand planning process across all product categories for the companies leading Account. The successful applicant will take an instrumental lead within S&OP and will be also responsible for driving the core collaborative KPIs: Forecast accuracy, OTIF & On Shelf availability.

Major duties for this position will involve:

* Create collaborative and robust demand plans using forecasting, sales figures and promotional information.
* Participate in S&OP meetings.
* Manage and lead a team.
* Ensuring sufficient stock levels are maintained to meet customer requirements whilst minimising stock holding costs.
* Maintain excellent working relationships with the retail customer and their supply chain teams.
* In conjunction with marketing, ensure all new products are developed to satisfy customer requirements/conformance and successfully integrated into the supply chain.
* Maintain good up to date working knowledge of the relevant retail portals required for supply chain, NPD, promotional activity and sales reporting
* Identify, formalise, initiate and manage Supply Chain improvement projects
* Formalise actions and support needed to solve issues and drive improved KPI performance as well reducing Transport & Warehouse costs / Cost to Serve.
* Maintain accurate records of Retailer EPOS data, providing sales team with monthly dashboards on sales performance by retailer.
* Monitor and improve OTIF between us and the customers - working to 99% OTIF

Experience and competencies required:

* A strong understanding of Retail or FMCG supply chain with at least 2 years+ FMCG demand planning experience
* SAP/JDA 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
* Competent in use of customer sales systems such as Retail Link / Tesco Connect and forecasting systems
* Strong team player
* Highly organised and motivated

Keywords: "key account supply planner" OR "key account supply chain manager" OR "key account supply chain" OR "customer demand planner" OR "category demand planner" OR "demand planner" "category planner" OR "demand analyst"

If you feel you have the relevant experience, then please apply for immediate consideration.