Sales & Operations Planning Manager

Recruiter
2fawcett Empowering Recruitment
Location
Nottingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
16 Aug 2019
Ref
1197322316
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role: Sales & Operations Planning Manager

Salary: £50,000

Location: Nottingham

Type: Permanent

Overview

2fawcett are recruiting for an Sales & Operations Planning Manager to join a company located in Nottingham on a permanent basis. This Sales & Operations Planning Managers vacancy is for a market leader in their industry. In order to thrive in this role, you will be a strategic, strong influencing Sales & Operations Planning Manager. My client located in Nottingham is keen to appoint a candidate who can deal with high product complexity as well as someone who can ensure a real robust and effective process in their current demand. To excel in this position, you will need to have plenty of sales and operation planning experience. This is a new vacancy for the company.

The Role & Responsibilities of the Sales & Operations Planning Manager

- Work across functions including commercial, logistics, customer service, planning and manufacturing

- Responsibility for the demand planning team

- Succession planning development

- Forecast accuracy at SKU level

- Operational performance

- Ensure robust procedures are in pace for event management of demand events, promotions, new products, new customers etc

- Eliminate waste and maximise service

- Ensure demand planning master data is maintained

- Collate market intelligence, utilising models for base sales, promotional activity and capturing NPD launches

- Lead the monthly business planning processes

- Provide transparency of business performance against key assumptions

- Develop product review to ensure clear innovation plans

- Support the innovation plan by evaluating the value and volumes

- Own and deliver the sales and demand forecast accuracy

- Support supply review process

- Support the implementation of the business wide KPI reporting

Requirements of the Sales & Operations Planning Manager

- As you will be required to train and build a small team so you will have previous management experience

- Skilled in S & OP best practices

- Have high product mix complexity

- Have good knowledge of IT systems and processes

- Be able to make a positive change

- Supply Chain Planning experience

- Team leadership

- Strong networking skills

- Have the ability to engage and influence

- MRP & ERP System experience

- Be able to Participation in Commercial Reviews

- Be able to Coach and drive continuous improvement

- Ensure you can build strong relationships

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