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Demand Manager

Job Title: Demand Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90462
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: drw.91058.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 11, 2012 18:31

Job Description

This leading FMCG business currently requires a Demand Manager, who will be responsible for the collaborative planning of account activities and for optimising customer service. The position reports to the European Demand Planning Director and is a key role within the European Demand Team. Key Responsibilities; * To own the process of compiling, analyzing, challenging and providing a demand forecast for UK and European countries. * Work with/use business forecasts to create a supply chain forecast. * To deliver Phase in - Phase out & contingency / allocation plans for NPD (re) launches. * Analysis of forecast, historical wholesale sales, EPOS sale and market data at a SKU and aggregate level where possible. * Manage all the communication regarding fill in, assembly, quantity and special instructions for promotions between the local business and Supply Planning. * Manage forecast data entry (monthly, weekly or ad-hoc) within SAP. * Attend all NPD meetings related to the country you represent. * Creation and analysis of forecast performance reports for all materials * Monthly meeting with Supply Planning Team Europe. Successful candidates will ideally have exposure in a demand planning role within FMCG environment. They will possess outstanding team-working ability and excellent analytical skills with the ability to assimilate large amounts of data. They will be able to articulate results and ideas in a concise manner to both internal colleagues and external clients. Working experience using systems (Manugistics, SAP reporting/Planning programmes) would be an advantage.