Head, Planning & Logistics Projects
Dangote Industries Limited
Lagos, Nigeria
10h ago

JOB SUMMARY

The Head of Planning & Logistics Projects will be responsible for managing the alignment and execution of the weekly / daily planner, manage all related projects within the logistics function ,implement replenishment plan that derives the highest regional dispatch attainment and management of the plant outbound S&OP Processes.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

1. Review sales plans, customer budget updates or latest estimates and demand drivers.

  • Present, solicit, and assess feedback on the various forecasts from sales, marketing and finance.
  • Recommend adjustments for operational forecasts.
  • Review promotional plans with sales and marketing, and evaluates impact on trade offtakes.
  • 2. Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and finance personnel :

  • Prepare relevant material to facilitate research and discussion.
  • Lead the plant outbound S&OP processes.
  • 3. Execute a sustainable regional dispatch plan that optimizes the sales outlook per region in line with the target aggregation of regional allocation at customer level.

    4. Logistics Projects :

  • Coordinate the logistics projects scoping with the relevant process leads and ensure strict adherence to implementation milestone.
  • Carry cost benefit analysis across the various project to facilitate seamless approval process.
  • Establish hyper care horizon for all projects to ensure early adoption and buy-in by stakeholders.
  • 5. Execute a sustainable regional dispatch plan that optimizes the sales outlook per region in line with the target aggregation of regional allocation at customer level.

    Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in any relevant field of study
  • A minimum of 12 -15 years’ relevant experience on the role. FMCG experience preferred
  • Strong analytical and project management skills.
  • Advanced knowledge with use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Certification in Lean Six Sigma could be added advantage
  • Robust understanding of rudiments of demand and supply planning process.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple priorities and projects of various scale in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment.
  • Proven financial and operations management
  • Proven supply chain experience including demand and logistics planning and management
  • Benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Work From Home
  • Training & Development
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