Customer Demand Manager

Pod Talent
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you vivacious, assertive and a true collaborator? Does the thought of working at a leading international FMCG food business with a reputation for being one of the best customer-focussed food companies pique your interest? With a world-wide presence in over 70 countries, this company is a real market leader across multiple categories and is on the hunt for a game-changing Customer Demand Manager to join their robust and committed supply chain team.

This role reports directly into the Customer Supply Chain Leader for the UK & Ireland and has one direct report (Customer Demand Planner); you will be pivotal in ensuring that Customer Forecast Accuracy, Customer Service and Waste Management are improved substantially across the UK & Ireland business.

You will be responsible for:

  • Demand planning with a strong onus on promotional forecasting
  • Manage and develop initiatives to increase forecast accuracy
  • Customer demand and improving retailer efficiencies
  • Developing innovative customer collaboration strategies
  • Close liaising with Commercial and Marketing teams to ensure collaboration

Only candidates that fit the following criteria will be considered:

  • Graduate with a good degree or graduate calibre
  • FMCG Food (multi-category) experience is highly desirable
  • 6 years' experience in FMCG demand planning
  • Experience of working with major retailers on supply chain projects
  • Strong decision making skills and commercial awareness.

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join a superlative business in the FMCG food space, send across your CV today.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.