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Demand Planner

Job Title: Demand Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Middlesex
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90687
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: drw.65177.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: December 20, 2012 13:53

Job Description

This leading FMCG company in the Beauty sector is looking for a Demand Planner to provide comprehensive demand planning and inventory management. In this strategic role, you will based at head office in London with the following responsibilities: * Responsible for ensuring accurate, timely forecasts are delivered to the business for relevant brands * Supporting the Commercial Supply Chain Manager in contributing to and influencing strategic plans * Working collaboratively with other business units to understand and deliver the brand/ customer requirements * Communicating and collaborating closely with the International Supply Chain and Global teams to ensure the UK’s requirements are clearly understood & met, and to ensure smooth, timely supply of product * Maintaining development of Manugistics & SAP, as the key demand planning business tools, to maximise the benefits it can bring to the business * Regularly reviewing approaches to ensure process and system improvements are explored effectively * Support Demand Planning Manager in contributing and influencing strategic plans * Managing communication on all aspects relating to demand planning and inventory To be considered for the role you must have strong demand planning / forecasting experience within FMCG, with an acute attention to detail. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to build effective business relationships will be integral to your success. In this management role, you will need to balance your own work as well as the team’s responsibilities effectively by employing strong time management skills. Ultimately, the Demand Planning Manager will be extremely analytical and numerical and will exhibit flexibility within his/her workload. If this [Demand Planner](/searches/demand-planner-jobs--3) position sounds the perfect next step for your Supply Chain career in the FMCG market, forward your CV today, and we look forward to reviewing your application.