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Demand Planner

  • £35,000 - £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
  • Permanent
  • London
  • Ref: BH-4267-1

Boutique consumer goods business are looking for an energetic Demand Planner to join their rapidly growing business. If you’re highly analytical and an entrepreneurial mindset then please keep on reading!
The Business
They’ve been growing consistently for a number of years now and have some innovative and luxury products in the market. In terms of growth and scope, you will be building and maintaining relationships with UK suppliers.
 
Your New Role
You’ll be responsible for working closely with the commercial team to create accurate demand forecasts across their entire customer market.
The majority of the role will be focused on Demand Planning. However, you will also be working closely with the commercial team to update forecasts based on promotions, seasonal changes and NPD launches, as well as building new demand templates for the UK markets
 You’ll need to be energetic and have a can-do attitude. On top of this, you’ll need resilience as forecasts are constantly changing.
 
About You
If I were to ask you to write reasons why you’d be good for the role then you’d have down something similar to this:

  • Demand planning experience in the FMCG industry essential.
  • Doesn’t shy away from creating forecasts on Excel, but also be able work within an ERP system.
  • Enjoys analysing data and reporting to various stakeholders.

 
What Success Looks Like
You’ll come in and find the volume of work easy peasy, but also will be able to bring new ideas and improve processes where you see fit.
Ownership of the roles and responsibilities is entirely down to you as will be the success in the role.
 

About us Vertical Advantage began in 2012.

We know and understand our markets. It’s what we do best. We are the only recruiter that works across Sales, Marketing, Digital, E-Commerce, Supply Chain, Logistics and Procurement within FMCG and consumer space.

Due to the collaborative, cross-functional nature of our business, we truly invest the time in really getting to know the growth ambitions of both our candidates and clients.

We offer insights on the market, consultancy on strategic hiring and years of experience on how to build high-performance teams.

Our values are Drive, Own, Nurture and Enjoy (#DONE). Our day to day work embodies those values and forms the fabric of the Vertical Advantage consultant’s DNA.

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