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Demand Planner - Tea Division At Unilever

 Demand Planner - Tea Division At Unilever

Demand Planner - Tea Division At Unilever

6th of October, Egypt


 Your Role:

This role is responsible for the 12 month rolling volume forecast. Focuses on collaborative "bottom-up" planning with Customer Development, Brand, and Customer Supply Chain. The objective is to continuously improve forecast accuracy to deliver high customer service levels and simultaneously support the reduction of finished goods inventory. Lead implementation of any new S&OP tools/processes in association with Demand Planning Excellence.

Your Key Tasks:

· Analyze and generate weekly, monthly and long range forecast based on baseline trending, marketing and sales initiative and market trends. Ensures that forecast accuracy and bias is within target.

· Leads and participates in relevant meetings of the S&OP cycle with marketing and CD to identify sales opportunities and bridge the gaps

· Co-lead in the Demand and Supply meeting to manage changes in demand, optimize

use of company resources and ensure best in class customer service

· Drives end to end simplification through SKU rationalization.

· Ensures integrity of the SAP masterdata file through timely data maintenance of finished goods item codes (active, inactive, NPIs).

· Computes long range forecast for capacity planning purposes

· Leads continues improvement of FA/FB which creates positive impact to cost, inventory and casefill

Stakeholder Management and key interfaces:

· This role will interact with CD, Finance and Marketing counterparts as part of the S&OP process as well as the supply planning team for volume reconciliation and issue resolution

· This role will report to the SC Lead Egypt

Skills and Experience

· At least 1 year experience in Demand Planning

· Familiar with SAP functionalities

· Must have a full understanding of the Demand Planning tools and KPIs

· Able to coordinate with cross functional departments

· Good verbal and written communication skills

· Good Analytical skills

· Keen to Details

· Comfortable handling large amounts of numeric data

· Service oriented attitude

· Able to adapt to changes quickly

Who we are looking for

· Ability to quickly move between large scale strategic decision making and deploying tactical resources to solve short-term supply chain challenges

· Highly adaptable and entrepreneurial

· A passionate networker

· Driven by innovation and strong change affinity

· Embrace a high growth mindset with strong love for consumers, shoppers, and customers

· Have strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills with diverse, multi-functional stakeholders

· End to end management, ability to understand the big picture but also comfortable with details and managing the operations

· Independent, self-starter, ability to discover opportunities and grow the business

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