Demand Planner

Recruiter
Michael Page Retail
Location
Waterford
Posted
21 Apr 2018
Closes
07 May 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is a great opportunity for a Demand planner to move into a corporate FMCG retail business that have strong procedures and processes in place. This opportunity will give you full autonomy of your category.

Client Details

My client are a growing FMCG business based in Hertford. They are renowned for their innovation and agility and ability to build careers for their staff.

Description

The key responsibilities of the demand planner are -

  • Long term and promotional supplier forecasting, order planning and management
  • Consistent supplier communication, influencing supply chain efficiency improvements and cost cutting initiatives
  • Partnering internal and external supply chain and warehousing and logistics to ensure smooth product flow between supplier and retailer
  • Liaise cross functionally with account managers to build internal supplier network, to maximise opportunities across all categories
  • Able to hold credible conversations, ensuring value added piece

Profile

The Successful Demand Planner will -

  • Be from a supply chain background
  • Have either worked in a retail environment or a retail facing environment
  • Be analytical, numerical and have strong communication skills at all levels
  • Be confident presenting findings and suggesting new ways of working with suppliers
  • Be driven to add value to the supplier relationship and driven by commercial business return
  • Have the ability to work under pressure, maintaining accuracy and keeping to deadlines

Job Offer

The successful demand planner will be paid competitively from £25,000- £32,000 + package.

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