Demand Planner – FMCG

Hays
Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP222-1155
Hays

The Role


The Role


Demand Planner – FMCG – Dubai, UAE (FMCG Experience in a ESSENTIAL)
A multinational FMCG Company is currently recruiting for a Demand Planner to implement and maintain FIRST focusing on in market sales (IMS) forecasting by performing monthly S&OP for assigned brand groups and to generate one agreed, time-phased forecast by product in volume based on sales history, trends and launch/ activity calendar for the assigned brand groups. This position will reports directly to Demand and Supply Manager and based in Dubai.

Key Accountabilities:
• Will be accountable to maintain forecast (short term/Long term), including all new product introductions.
• Review and authorize Supplier Service Agreements for aspects relating to Supply Chain Planning.
• Provide forecasting to new products introduction, maintain a project plan for launch, ensure 100% on time in full delivery as per agreed with market.
• Develop replenishment model for all products range
• Identify and carry out improvements in current business processes, systems and procedures to increase efficiency and utilization of current resources.
• Monitor and control full pipeline inventories to ensure availability as per requirements and minimize business waste.
• Provide demand forecast to manufacturing group as well as prepare production schedules by coordinating planning with Sales.
• Maintaining statistical forecast on different systems, evolving standard operating procedure for demand planning process.
• Maintain/measure baseline forecast against 3 months rolling forecast.
• Continuously improving forecasting methodology and approach.
• Ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures.
• Maintain highest quality standards, ensure safe working practices and care for environment through total compliance with the guidelines set up in Quality, Health & safety, Environment, customer service policies of the company.

Requirements


Requirements


Skills and Qualifications:
• Bachelor from an accredited university with a focus on Commerce, Logistics or Supply Chain
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Arabic or French is an advantage
• High proficiency in MS Office applications with emphasis on advanced Excel.
• Knowledge of SAP is an advantage.
• Team worker and able to work autonomously
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills

About the Company


About the Company


Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.

Our Middle East office was founded in December 2005, headquartered in Dubai UAE. We deal with clients in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other key areas in the region. Our consultants’ sector-specific knowledge and unique understanding of the local market allows us to offer an exceptional level of service across all divisions.

We currently recruit for roles in the following sectors: Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Legal, Office Support, Oil & Gas, Pharma, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Sales & Marketing.

As part of our continuing expansion, we have opened an office in Abu Dhabi to further assist with our client needs across the region.
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