Demand Planning Manager
Are you a great Demand Planner with strong exposure to S&OP and first rate analytical/Excel skills? Do you have some management experience, or want the chance to step into management for the first time? Do you want to work for a successful brand with rapid growth across Europe? If so, please read on!
Our client is a fast-growing, dynamic FMCG brand with fantastic products and ambitious growth plans across Europe. They are currently developing their Supply Chain team - they need great people to drive continued growth. As part of that, they are now looking for a Demand Planning Manager to drive forecasting and S&OP.
The Demand Planning Manager will collaborate very closely with the Commercial teams, to drive forecasting and S&OP activities.
You will partner with the Commercial functions to understand current sales, new product information, commercial activity and planned growth. You will use this information to generate a robust forecast.
You will play a leading role in the S&OP process to validate and interrogate the forecast, and ensure the right production decisions are made to maximise availability and profit.
With the rapid growth plans you will also build a team over the next few months as well - so this is a fantastic chance to develop your management skills or even for someone to step into a management role for the first time (training and support will be given).
The successful Demand Planning Manager will have:
- Strong forecasting experience (open to sector)
- Exceptional analytical and Excel skills - they need someone who can really get into the data
- A solid background working within - and preferably leading - S&OP activity
- The ability to engage, influence and partner with Commercial teams
- Experience of - or a desire to - manage and develop teams
- Knowledge of ERP implementations would be a plus
This is a great opportunity to take the next step on your career! The Demand Planning Manager will be based in London and earn £35k-£40k, plus benefits. Please apply today if you are interested!