Demand Planner

City of Johannesburg, Gauteng 17 September

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  • Description


    Job Purpose

    We are currently looking for a Demand Planner to look after one of our category portfolios.
    This role will use the knowledge and skills to improve forecast accuracy & Inventory levels to enhance profitability in their respective category. To assist the business, using the demand forecast, to make informed decisions about pricing, growth and potential risks and opportunities

    Key Accountabilities

    In line with the job purpose, key accountabilities will entail the following:

    Ensure an optimum 3 year baseline forecast is generated taking macro-economic conditions and trends into account
    Facilitate the collaborative demand planning process:
    Work closely with Sales, Marketing and Finance (drive internal collaboration) to create Building Blocks at levels representative of market segments and product families that can be forecasted with levels of confidence and accuracy
    Develop detailed forecasts by SKU, based on family level consensus forecasts, and will provide easy analysis for use in the IBP (Integrated Business Process) process
    Ensure that assumptions, risks and opportunities are managed, understood and escalated.
    Engage Product Supply on Inventory forecast to maintain forecast accuracy integrity.
    Analyze and research economic trends related to the FMCG environment as an input to forecasts
    Analyze and improve forecast accuracy and other key planning performance metrics
    Facilitate the monthly Category Demand Review and communicate issues into the Regional Demand process
    Optimize the Demand Planning process and provide user training
    Provide volume input for the contract process.
    Key performance areas are Forecast Error, Forecast Bias, IBP Planning, Analytics, CSL & CFR
    As the Demand Planner you will need to work with our external retailers and internally with our commercial teams.

    Qualifications

    Person Specification

    In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that the ideal candidate will have:
    Tertiary qualification in engineering, science or commerce, with a minimum of two years’ experience in supply chain planning.
    A qualification around Demand Planning best practice will be an advantage
    Business acumen
    Attention to detail
    Customer focus
    Decision quality
    Obligations

    To Apply
    Whatsapp the keyword "JOB" to **********

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Demand Planner

  • Recruiter

    JobScape

  • Province

    City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    Negotiable

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