Inesfly Africa is Recruiting For Demand Planner
Inesfly Africa
Lagos, NG
3d ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

Job Description s

  • The role will translate consumer / sales demand, promotions, product introduction & rollover plans into an agreed forecast of market requirements on an on-going 18 month rolling basis, keeping systems and other information flows up to date.
  • The role also includes the short term management / coordination of the execution of plans, communication of changes, issues and shortages, avoidance of obsolete products and stock run outs.
  • The identification and delivery of process and capability improvement, and Cost Transformation and inventory optimization opportunities are expected in order to deliver team and business objectives.
  • Duties & Responsibilities

  • For an agreed portfolio of products for the KSA, and in support of the KSA business plans
  • Develop and maintain a monthly demand schedule by maintaining an 18 month rolling forecast at invoice SKU level
  • Manage the monthly KSA MBO sign off forecast release process
  • Drive improvements in forecast accuracy and bias
  • Provide forecast insights and recommendations for quarterly financial & budget process, plus 5 year business plans, and category specific projects, innovation and strategies
  • Manage forecast locations splits, roll-overs and allocation rules to optimize service and reduce obsolescence and cost exposure
  • Drive improvements in the Demand Planning processes, including DIO optimization
  • Support implementation of demand management best practices / strategies across categories and accounts
  • Understand and communicate supply chain implications and solutions (when appropriate) of category-specific business plans.
  • Work closely with SC and S&OP colleagues, especially Collaborative Planners, in support of tactical execution which meets business objectives.
  • The Individual :

  • Bachelor Degree (BA, BSc) or equivalent is desirable;
  • Business / SC experience, ideally including a forecasting or sales and operations planning (S&OP) environment or with a proven track record in Supply Chain
  • Fluent in English, highly numerate; first class analytical skills including data manipulation
  • Flexible approach excellent leadership skills together with strong team ethic
  • Experience of SAP APO, MS EXCEL®, BW and R / 3 or similar systems desirable
  • Global VISA and Relocation Specifications :

  • Nigeria market expansion
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