Market/Demand Planner


Dubai, UAE

Ref: QP606-15

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

II. Role Purpose:
To monitor and manage inventories, and forecast sales levels in order to ensure zero excess stock and target product availability.

III. Accountabilities:
Inventory Management
- Maintains and updates pipeline sheets as frequently as needed to ensure proper control of stocks and orders at any point of time.
-Highlights any major issue in stock to the line manager and takes corrective actions.
Order Placement Process
-Places and follows up on orders with suppliers to ensure their timeliness, correctness, and completeness according to TM requirements.
-Flags any risk of OOS due to documentation issues and delay in clearance and give the correct priority for orders’ withdrawal to ensure fairness.
Forecast Alignment
-Checks Initiative Master Plans received from Principals and ensures that marketing activities are properly reflected in the volumes in line with the agreed action letter in order to update pipelines and order correct quantities.
-Highlights major variances in Sales Forecast and informs the line manager and the CBD Manager about them to ensure that all parties are aligned on the volumes in order not to order more or less product than required.
Stock Control and Sales Reporting
-Issues and sends Stock & Sales Reports to suppliers for forecast planning.
-Checks the Freshness of product in stock and upon arrival to minimize expiry issues.
-Analyzes root cause of OOS in order to recommend action plans.
Transmed Purpose
-Acts as a role model by living the Transmed Purpose on daily basis.


Role Requirements:

Academic Education & Professional Certifications Operational & Managerial Experience
•BA Degree in Business Administration or any related field
•Min 2 years of experience in a similar field

About the Company

Transmed is a full service distributor, managing and controlling the entire distribution value chain. Our services cover supply chain, logistics, distribution, sales and promotions with best in class execution.

Established in Lebanon since 1946, Transmed focused on the distribution of a very extensive range of Household and Personal Care Products from Procter & Gamble and Clorox, and in parallel developed the distribution of Food products starting with Mars confectionery range, and expanded it throughout the years to include McCain, Danone baby food, United Biscuits, Kellogg's, Mondelez, Bahlsen, Perfetti, Siblou, Junior croissants, Castania kernels, Walkers biscuits as well as many other brands.

Transmed continued expanding its portfolio and managed to penetrate other markets in the regions of the Middle East, Near East, West and East Africa, including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal and others.

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