Interim Demand Planner

West London
GBP150 - GBP180 per day +
26 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
Charley Ram
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Full Time
  • 12 month fixed term contract with global FMCG brand.
  • Responsibility over the forecast and a great opportunity to excel in an excellent planning department

Client Details

  • Global FMCG business based in West London


  • To provide forecasts of anticipated demand for Sales and Operations Planning and monitor performance as a driver for improvement across the UK; utilising all available (internal and external) data sources.
  • Ensure optimal and timely communication between commercial and operations and also manage the collaborative relationships with selected key accounts.
  • Maintain the Demand Planning tools and provide end user training to ensure all targeted criteria are achieved
  • Conduct forecast review sessions on a monthly basis using the 'All in One' tool with key customers account managers and Customer Services / Supply Planning as appropriate to ensure the forecast is realistic and deliverable
  • Provide Demand Planning Inductions to new starters in Commercial and Marketing teams
  • Liaise with the Commercial Analysts to ensure common assumptions on anticipated market movements and commercial strategy are aligned within the forecasts
  • Key member of NPD Meetings responsible for verifying volumes / timings / customer allocations / commercial plans prior to any projects going live and managing execution with Customer Services to minimise cost to the business
  • For select NPD projects manage key updates to the business on performance vs. forecast and any issues to aid execution
  • Manage the Demand Planning processes and procedures to ensure that product is available at all times to meet the company's sales plan, whilst minimising operational costs


  • Degree calibre
  • Demand Planning / Supply Chain Planning experience
  • Knowledge of forecasting
  • Proven experience with analysis and planning
  • FMCG experience

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Chance to shine in a global business

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