Demand/Supply Planning Manager – South West UK – £45,000

Blended office and home working

Strong analytical and problem-solving expertise are required for this key Demand/Supply Planning Management role. Demand/Supply Planning experience is clearly a match interest would be encouraged from Finance related candidates, looking to apply their experience to a difference focus.

  • Superb analytical and numeracy skills are essential as well as advanced Excel
  • Liaising with the purchasing team to ensure that the demand plan is delivered considering available inventory and product lead-times
  • Ensure forecasts are aligned with the sales budget
  • Analyse sales data to drive forecast efficiency and investigate variances. Review safety stock levels in line with the forecast and actual demand. Sales and marketing teams as well as in-region demand planner colleagues to ensure accuracy of Forecasting. Pro-actively managing spikes in demand, confidently challenging assumptions to ensure accuracy
  • Drive S&OP across Supply Chain and Sales/Commercial teams
  • Generate and present reports; including Forecast vs Actual, Supply Gap Analysis, Slow and Obsolete Lines etc. Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively on the state-of-play and deal with scrutiny
  • Personal attitude; the ability to work well under pressure and apply a positive and engaging attitude when working with internal stakeholders.

The brand is growing fast and expanding into new channels and global markets making life busy and rewarding!

If you are interested in exploring this great opportunity, please get in touch Ali Reffell- Principal Consultant, Health & Beauty Division at VPss, areffell@vpss.co.uk quoting COSBUS in your application.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we are receiving across all roles only successful candidates will be contacted within 5 working days. Thank you for understanding.

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