Demand Planner - 6-month FTC

  • £36,000 - £40,000 + bonus + benefits
  • Contract/ Interim
  • West London
  • Ref: BH-4674

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An opportunity has arisen for a Demand Planner to join an International Drinks business in West London on a 6-month contract. The business has experienced good volumes and have put in a real focus on the supply chain team.

The Business
Boasting a strong portfolio with well-known brands, this business is widely regarded as one of the market leaders in the industry. They operate both globally and within the UK with a solid structure and good processes in place.

The Role
You’ll be responsible for creating and maintaining the demand forecasts for the business. You will also be heavily involved in S&OP meetings. Regularly keeping in touch and updating retailer customers on forecasts is also expected of you.
Responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing forecasts and adjusting where necessary.
  • Working with the commercial team to collaboratively forecast future sales.
  • Reviewing NPD projects on performance vs forecast.
  • Ensuring specific allocations are executed correctly by working cross functionally.

The Person
As with most roles the ideal candidate will have a perfect blend of technical and personal skills with this one being no different.
The ideal candidate will have the below:

  • Strong analytical and numerical skills – you will be comfortable managing large sets of data and working on Excel.
  • Personable character as you’ll be working cross-functionally internally and with external customers.
  • Experience of demand planning / sales forecasting within the FMCG industry essential (drinks even better).
  • Systems experience desirable.
  • Ability to keep cool under pressure (Christmas period is coming up).

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