Demand Planner

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We are currently recruiting for our market leading client based in Uxbridge, they are looking for an experienced Demand Planner to join their fun and friendly team. The successful candidate will be responsible for partnering with the business to ensure as accurate as possible full year demand forecasts are agreed with sales and marketing, aligned with finance, and fed into the planning system as a phased demand for supply planning by the Global Planning team.

Key Responsibilities:

* For a portfolio of products and brands, drive monthly forecast meetings with marketing + sales teams, preparing meeting data and documentation.

* Provide data updates in advance to ensure maximum participation from the business.

* Work to develop statistical forecasting for the business as system capabilities come on line.

* Provide an overview to market on allocation issues, development delays, and product drops, ensuring that business plans are adjusted to supply changes.

* Liaise with Logistics and Customer service in case of supply issues and communicate to market, where not covered by other roles.

* Drive agreed aging and net inventory targets through monthly excess reviews with the business, ensuring timely excess and close out deals are actioned by the business, where not covered by other roles.

Key Skills Required:

* Technical, business administration, or statistical degree,

* Previous experience in Forecasting/demand planning in fast-moving consumer goods industry

* Team player and thinker in terms of solutions derived from sound analysis

* Excellent ability to work and communicate in multi-functional teams with multiple stakeholders

* Ambitious, determined, results-oriented, with good presentation skills

* SAP Experience desirable

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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  • CV-117004
  • Permanent
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