JOB : Demand Planner
DATE
03-Jul-2017
EXPERIENCE
10 to 15 years
GENDER
Male
COMPANY PROFILE
Our client is one of the leading Company in kuwait
DESCRIPTION

This Demand Planning position is responsible for all forecasting activities associated with Customers and Business PartnersÂ’ products. The Demand Planner creates and maintains forecast models for their Customers, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from Sales, Marketing, Finance, retailer replenishment analysts, and other sources. The Demand Planner is the integration point into the Sales and Commercial organization. Basic forecast modeling is the responsibility of this position. This position leads the dialogue each month for their respective Customers and Products with key counterparts in Sales and Marketing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

1.       Create statistical forecasts:

Gather, analyze and validate data

Execute statistical modeling software

Review resulting statistical forecast model

Apply error analysis techniques to improve 

forecasting

Summarize/aggregate statistical forecasts

 

2.       Review Sales plans:

Customer finance Budget Updates or Latest

Estimates and Demand drivers                                 

Solicit & Assess feedback on various forecasts from Sales & Finance

Recommend adjustments for operational

forecasts

Review Promotional plans with Sales.

 

3.       Provide input to volume planning ( Latest Estimates / annual process):

Facilitate and manage demand 

planning/customer meetings

Achieve consensus with the business side and

the demand chain.

 

4.       Maintain demand planning system and software:

Enter and modify data and ensure the

 correctness of product hierarchy

Monitor trends in forecast error

Identify relevant market-related data and

competitive intelligence

 

5.    Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and finance personnel.

 

6.    Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to Demand Planning process.

 

7.   Review inventory levels versus target for the brand and recommend corrective actions in case of over or under stocks to the suppliers e.g. usage plan with brands, placing emergency orders with sites.

 

8.       Review ageing, out of stock, over stock, obsolescence and expiry reports for the brands (suppler wise).

 

9.       Review the Loss of Sales Report to identify reasons for out of stocks.

 

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE
1).Expert in Advanced Microsoft Excel and Power Point. 2). Minimum 5-10 years Related Experience in FMCG / Medical / Food Processing. 3). A Customer demand forecast which incorporates current and accurate market information that allows the company to correctly predict Customer demand and provide its supply chain with the appropriate information to plan how to meet that Customer demand. 4).Improved relationships among Planners, Sales, Marketing and Finance, which will lead to effective knowledge sharing and an optimal consensus forecast to better guide the company.
EDUCATION LEVEL
MBA - Marketing,Bachelor Degree
LOCATION
Kuwait
NATIONALITY
Any
CONTACT PERSON
Ms.Rosalina D'souza
CONTACT PHONE NO. +965 22622757 (Ext. 206)