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Demand Planning Analyst

Job Title: Demand Planning Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89921
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 28, 2012 17:59

Job Description

This leading FMCG company, operating in the beauty sector, is looking for a Demand Planning Analyst providing comprehensive demand planning and inventory management. In this strategic role, you will operate from the company base in London with the following responsibilities: * Responsibility 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 * Supporting Demand Planning Manager in contributing and influencing strategic plans * Managing communication on all aspects relating to demand planning and inventory. The perfect candidate will have strong previous 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 success. In a management role, you will need to balance your own work as well as the team’s responsibilities effectively, employing strong time management skills. Ultimately, the Demand Planning Manager will be extremely analytical and numerical and will exhibit flexibility within the workload. If this Demand Planner 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.