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Demand Planning Manager

Job Title: Demand Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £40 - £48K Per Annum + Car, Bonus & Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88766
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: drw.18122.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 01, 2012 15:52

Job Description

This multi-national blue chip business, with more than 40 companies worldwide, is currently recruiting for a Demand Planning Manager in Buckinghamshire. This business has achieved a leading position in its market through continuous investment in research and product innovation for its unique world brands and represents a fantastic proposition for any new employee. As Demand Planning Manager, you will be expected to: * Provide the business with the most accurate demand plan * Ensure product is ordered to cover the agreed demand plan (finished goods and co-pack) * Liaise with factory planners to negotiate the correct level of stock cover required * Own and continually develop the company's Sales & Operation Process To be successful in this role, you should have: * An education to degree level or equivalent * Considerable experience as a Demand Planning Manager, preferably within FMCG * Team management experience * Experience of leading S&OP processes * The ability to work closely with all commercial functions, including NPD, Sales and Marketing * In-depth experience of Demand Planning software systems, preferably SAP APO * Excellent commercial and consumer knowledge of the UK FMCG market * The ability to work within an international culture and organisation As the Demand Planning Manager, you will receive a generous salary and bonus as well as an attractive benefits package. If you're looking for a company where you can progress rapidly as the business continues to grow, then please apply now with an up to date CV.