Market Demand Planner

High Wycombe
01 Sep 2019
07 Sep 2019
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
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Position Summary

We are looking for a Demand Planner (Junior - Mid Level) to be based in our High Wycombe Office. This is an ideal role for a detailed oriented talent who is looking for a challenging and rewarding career in a collaborative, dynamic, international team.

  • This person is responsible for the total market forecasts within the respective market
  • Direct responsibility to gather and challenge local market intelligence, input the market intelligence into appropriate tool and maintain the right level of communication with the Area team to get the best possible total market forecast
  • Accountable to prepare and facilitate the key market demand reviews (for S&OP) meetings. This person needs to ensure, that all key market functions understand and align with the total volume forecast and that the business director validates and signs it off.
  • Focus on improving forecast accuracy and the correct horizon with the aim to maximize sales (minimize service issues) while balancing this with working capital targets.
  • Supports Commercial team by attending collaboration meetings with customers
  • Focus heavily on execution in market with commercial teams and customers where appropriate to develop the best possible approach to planning and business delivery

Required Skills and Experience
  • Relevant experience; Solid working knowledge of a Supply Chain (specific Demand Planning background essential) gained in FMCG environment preferred
  • SAP-IBP is added value/ SAP knowledge
  • Strong IT skills (e. MS Office, especially Excel)
  • Bachelor's Degree on relevant discipline
  • Organizational skills to handle of work flow and deadlines
  • Team player
  • Able to work remotely with direct Manager