Demand Planning Analyst
Greater London, Hybrid Working
Global Food Group, Leading Brands across Multiple Categories!
Competitive Basic + Package
Currently representing a Global Player within the Food Industry, with leading brands within the Snacking & Confectionery Sector, with operations internationally and over 150+ markets. With over 40,000+ employees, this “household” name has a proven track record of internally developing staff, promoting careers and supporting with professional development; a client not to be missed out on !
With operations in Greater London, this leading food group are looking to develop their demand function further, by hiring a newly created Demand Planning Analyst to add to their “category focussed” structure. Do you have excellent analytical skills? Have you 12-18months experience in supply chain, with demand/forecasting experience? Want to take ownership of a category and shape direction alongside sales and marketing? Then this is the role for you!!!
Assumes overall responsibility for the demand plan numbers within the core system
Use the statistical forecast tool to ensure a strong base line proposal to build the forecasts on
Documentation and tracking of the assumptions used to populate the demand plan numbers
Documentation and ongoing maintenance of Risks and Opportunities database
Maintains database of historical sales/marketing activities measuring plan vs actual information in order to drive future learning and continuous improvement
Analysis of baseline, using statistical methods to improve accuracy where possible
Prepares input for and facilitates Commercial plan review and Brand Review meetings in order to drive appropriate decision-making around closing gaps to targets.
Provides ongoing critique, analysis & measurement of demand plan accuracy (BIAS & MAPE over multiple lags) driving initiatives in order to improve performance
Ideally, you will have the following background:
- Ideally, degree qualified within a relevant field
- 12-18 months experience across supply chain
- Experience of demand planning / forecasting would be beneficial
- Experience of working with an FCMG supply chain would beneficial
- Strong influencing skills
- Ambition to develop a career medium to long term
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