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Demand & Collaboration Manager

Job Title: Demand & Collaboration Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89499
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: February 21, 2013 12:17

Job Description

This is a leading business within its sector, who are currently looking for a Demand Planning Manager for there head office in Hertfordshire. You will be responsible for the management and validation of the company Demand Collaborative Planning process for key customers. Key accountabilities; * Ownership of the APO:DP process-ensure successful background system jobs including close liaison with IS. * Development and application of statistical demand forecast models. * Analysis and reporting of forecast accuracy. * Monitoring and interpretation of forecast trends at customer and product level. * Support and challenge of the Demand Forecast - working closely with Sales team to drive accuracy and deliver to targets. * Working with Customer teams to develop two-way communication driving improvements in forecasting via information sharing. * Responsible for rolling the base sales forecast on a weekly basis to benefit customer service. * Validation of customer level forecasts and promotional volumes with Trading. * Validation of product level forecasts with Marketing over the medium and longer term view. You will be: * Degree educated. * Ideally FMCG/Retail demand planning background. * A strong team player. * Excellent analytical skills with the ability to assimilate large amounts of data. In return, the role offers an exceptional central location and a strong benefits package including car allowance, pension & bonus, healthcare benefits and flexible working hours. If you’re looking for a company that offers support and recognition, coupled with a fun working environment, then please apply now. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.