Demand Planner - Multinazionale

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The Office division of Gi Group, for an important multinational company, is looking for a


About the client

Our Client is a market leader multinational company

Main Accountabilities:

- Maintain a robust and realistic total volume forecast for a sub-category of products, documenting key opportunities, risks and assumptions within the forecast to represent the latest view

- Create the Consolidated Unconstrained Demand Plan

- Highlight gaps in the demand plan

- Constrain demand and communicate the constrained demand plan

- Raise future capacity and stock issues

- Capture and understand significant forecast changes

- Understand and apply statistical models, depending on historical patterns and horizons

- Provide the best estimate of category volume forecasts for the full time horizon, interpreting regular rate of sales trends, and the impacts of known volume drivers (category strategy, market dynamics, event plans, media, competitor activity etc)

- Maintain planning data and parameters

- Form an integral part of new product (innovations) development (NPD) teams, to create, maintain and evaluate volume forecasts

- Ensure special pack/repacking volumes are validated sufficiently early in the planning process

- Support formal central SC  division Planning and UEBV processes, providing forecasts and explanations of significant changes

- Report & analyse Key Performance Indicators, implementing continuous improvement activities around these (Forecast Bias and Accuracy, Dispacth Rate, Stock availability losses, Days on Hand, Obsoletes, etc.), implementing continuous improvement activities around these

- Establish and maintain strong relationships and forecasting processes with UEBV SC European Category, MSO Mktg/Category/Brand Building, Logistics & Distribution, Customer Development, Customer Service, Sourcing Units and thirs parties via SC central virtual factory team to optimise the robustness of the forecast

- Understand past assumptions and clean known major variations from sales history and in APO create short-term base-line forecast via either systems generated statistical method or via manual intervention

- Understand and record demand drivers and assumptions behind baseline forecast, identify risks and opportunities to baseline forecast

- Conduct regular reviews of base rates and track impact of significant specific - Join effectively Volume forecast review meetings with CD, Mktg , Finance

- Customer and consumer focus to guarantee best service level for customers

- Inventory monitoring and optimization to provide working capital efficiency

Key Interfaces:

- Marketing team

- Customer Category team (CD back-office)

- Customer Development

- Customer Service team

- Logistic team

- CS Mgrs and Dir

- Supply Planners in Sourcing units

- SC Category Planners in central SC

- Finance Mgrs

Skills Required:

- Good knowledge of English

- IT knowledge and MS Office (Excel, Power Point)

- Good knowledge of SAP software package  APO specifically

- Team-working

- Strong engagement skills with key stakeholders

- Strong communication skills

- Ability to work across cultures and geographies

- Engineering or Economics Degree

- Better to have a previous Supply Chain / Planning experience in FMCG companies


The company offers a 6-month fixed-term contract with the possibility of extension.

The salary will be defined during the interview.

Place of work:

Roma EUR

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Offerta di lavoro pubblicata da: Gi Group SpA