Position Summary / Resumen de posición
As the Demand Planner – NIN you will be the right hand of the commercial team, his/her role is to facilitate the Monthly Business Planning Process and to coordinate with Finance, Commercial CCSD and Sales the figures to ensure the achievement of the corporate objectives. The Demand Planner impacts OG and COP1 and is the link between Supply Planning and the Country/Company/Business Unit he/she works with.
A day in the life of…/ Un día en la vida de…
- Ensure the implementation of the MBP process in the business, through the monthly planning cycle, presenting the reasons for variations and guiding the plans to close the gaps.
- Maintain Data and Systems updated
- Collate Information and Assumptions
- Ensure on time receipt and creation, coordinate Production and dispatch of 1F2C orders
- Manage Portfolio and SKU Lifecycle
- Develop and Maintain the Forecast for all sku/salesorg/location combinations for the full 20 month horizon
- Reach Consensus through Alignment
- Share and Publish the Forecast
- Use appropriate statistical methods to generate a forecast demand plan
- Track and Manage Demand
- Tracking the trend the sell in and sell out by category
- Maintain the Sales and Marketing team informed of Demand plan deviations and implementations of new products, portfolio optimization and behaviour of customer demand.
- Ensure a soft handover between current products and renovations, avoiding as much as possible Write Off Cost.
- Proactive participation in Innovation and Renovation Process (support and follow up).
What will make you successful / Lo que te hará exitoso
- Degree in Business Administration or Engineering.
- Two or more years of relevant operational experience at market / business level
- Sales, Key Account Management
- Supply Planning
- Finance: Business Planning / Dynamic Forecasting
- Supply Chain Development If not held a commercial role before joining Demand Planning, a mission to a Sales-related function is strongly recommended.
- Demand Planning and statistical forecasting techniques
- Project Management and Business Analysis