• Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

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An excellent opportunity for a dynamic supply chain professional to join a busy organisation as a Senior Demand Planner.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Demand Planner;

Develop a strategy for the Demand Planning Processes.

Creation of standard best in class SOPs for all Demand planning processes.

Identify issues from Centralised Planning meetings and work to create an effective resolution.

Develop statistical forecasts for all products and markets.

Develop and introduce effective processes & Tools to drive forecast generation and demand management for the Portfolio.

Ensure market intelligence data added to the statistical forecasts is substantiated by business expectations and reconciled to overall business plans.

Works closely with stakeholders to understand requirements of new product introductions.

Provide planning inputs to country product phase-in/phase-out plans.

Manage Country supply plan that meets anticipated customer demand at optimal inventory levels.

Manages exposure to excess and obsolete stocks.

Personal Specification of the Senior Demand Planner;

Degree qualified or equivalent.

Proven Demand Planning and Forecasting experience.

Advanced Excel skills.

Strong communication and relationship building skills.

Strong analytical and numerical skills.

Ability to operate well in a fast-paced environment.

Self-motivated and enthusiastic.

This role would be suitable for you if you have held any of the following roles; Demand Manager, Senior Demand Planner, Forecasting Manager, S&OP Manager, Demand Planner.