Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Our client, a multinational FMCG/Retail company is looking to hire a Demand Planner to join their team based in UAE.

Client Details

Our client is a Multinational FMCG/Retail firm with 85 offices globally and over 100 years in the industry.

Description

The role of Senior Demand Planner will include, but not limited to the following:
  • To generate a time phased forecast by product (sku) in value and volume based on Sales history, trends and Launch/Activity calendar, in line with the agreed Business Forecast - Forecast production - On time and In full.
  • To Manage and Plan processes to ensure minimum level of stock is available in the business to achieve agreed Service Levels at least costs, meeting target .
Key Accountabilities:
  • Regional demand planning and MMW demand consolidation
  • Remote collaboration with Merchandising and central demand planning team
  • Based on forecast, calculate the needs and control the purchase orders accordingly
  • Monitor and analyze regional stock levels
  • To create on a monthly basis, a rolling 12 month forecast plan Build up future stock levels to
  • Identify master data discrepancies and anticipate any corrective action
  • Communicate timely to Sales and Marketing teams any important deviation Vs initial forecast (change of availability, risk of stock out, …)
  • Drive the stock committee with Sales, Marketing and Finance teams
  • Driving S&OP Process
  • Provide final business agreed forecast to Supply Planners as basis for forward Purchase Order placement
  • Drive demand for in-market and MMW
  • AGI reporting (Forecast accuracy, SKU performance, demand validation, S&OP)
  • Market Ownership; customer services activities, order booking.
  • Preparing budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Monthly forecasting process and update of the group supply chain portal
Profile

For the role of Senior Demand Planner the ideal candidate must have the following:
  • Minimum 5 to 7 years of relevant experience in demand planning and forecasting
  • Must have experiencing in either FMCG OR Retail industries.
  • Advanced level of Excel is mandatory
  • Education in Supply Chain or Logistics Management
Job Offer

AED 19,000 - AED 21,000 + Benefits