Demand Planning Team Lead

Recruiter
Vertical Advantage Limited
Location
Berkshire
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A great opportunity has arisen for a Demand Planning Team Lead to join my client a global blue chip consumer business based in the Berkshire area. The organisation has a great culture and team environment where they invest in their employees, it is also a busy and commercial environment.

As the Demand Planning Team Lead you will be responsible for managing the forecast and leading the S&OP Process whilst working cross functionally across the wider supply chain team as well as having a continuous improvement mentality.

Your key responsibilities will include:

* Reviewing the forecasting and inventory levels against set KPI’s
* Develop and improve the forecast and accuracy where possible
* Work cross functionally with internal and external stakeholders
* Evolve and maintain reports for the demand planning process and systems in place
* Promote Customer Collaboration where possible to drive improvements in promotional planning and forecasting
* Lead and mentor the junior members of the team

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

* Degree educated or equivalent working experience
* Extensive knowledge of demand planning and forecasting processes and supporting systems within a commercial FMCG environment
* Prior experience handling demand planning function
* Strong IT skills including Excel, SAP highly advantageous
* Strong communication and influencing skills

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