Interim Demand & Supply Executive

GBP38000 - GBP42000 per annum +
26 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
Charley Ram
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Full Time
  • Enable high level of customer service through the management of the S&OP process
  • Collaborate with the commercial teams and utilise statistical data to deliver accurate forecasts at country and brand level

Client Details

  • Leading European specialist pharmaceutical company


  • Responsible for the development of a robust, un-biased and comprehensive sales forecast for approximately 500 SKUs, split across multiple brands, markets and customers
  • Chair monthly Demand Review Meetings with affiliates and key external customers where company operates as a contract manufacturer
  • Develop statistical forecasts ensuring all data is cleansed and appropriate models are used
  • Maintain ABC / XYZ classification of SKU's
  • To be knowledgeable in and understand in detail the processes involved in working with Demand Planning and Inventory Planning modules
  • Manage the NPDI forecasting process to ensure demand is captured, reviewed and challenged in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Accountable for the implementation of the inventory policy for all items balancing working capital with sufficient safety stock levels
  • Develop robust supply replenishment plans using PreActor and management of supply issues in a timely manner
  • Development of a RCCP capability
  • Chair monthly Brand Review Meetings with the Manufacturing Sites and External network
  • Develop strong working relationships with Global Artwork Manager and Artwork Developers to ensure that compliant artwork is available to meet supply requirements at all times
  • Review, identify and resolve key forecast inaccuracy issues and demand variations
  • In depth analysis of historical sales data for trends, bias, promotions, seasonality, demand peaks


  • High level of planning ability
  • Highly numerate
  • Pro-active and flexible manner
  • Passion for achieving customer and business needs
  • Willing to challenge people in the business at any level
  • Effective team player
  • Good attention to detail, accurate
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong Excel and MS Package skills
  • Experience of using an ERP and Demand management systems
  • Educated to degree level in relevant studies

Job Offer

  • Great salary
  • Chance to go permanent for the right candidate