Demand planning analyst

Role: Demand planning analyst

Location: Lagos

Salary: Negotiable

Job SummaryDemand Planners part of role in the supply chain process. They use the analytical, marketing plan, and sales data of a company to effectively estimate future product demands. Their duties include planning inventory allocation to all depot, analyzing statistical data, and break down forecasting data.
Organization WGO local company Base: Lagos  Reporting line: GM Logistics Direct reports: Demand Planner & Inventory Head, dotted line for SCM Production 

Key Roles/                    •       Assist in Purchase Request forecast and management activities of company products.

Responsibilities            •       Develop Purchase Request forecast forecasts based on demand patterns and business trends.

  • Make Purchase Request forecast adjustments based on Regional/Depot and products.
  • Determine Purchase Request forecasts to support in budgeting and inventory management.
  • Provide guidance to Purchase Request planning team as needed.
  • Assist in developing and executing Purchaser Request to achieve company goals.
  • Perform OFR analysis and determine customer demands.
  • Follow company rules and regulations.
  • Maintain demand planning systems to improve forecast accuracy.
  • Perform root cause analysis of demand issues and provide permanent resolutions.
  • Escalate complex demand issues to management for immediate resolutions.
  • Determine Marketing and Sales Department for new products and price revisions and communicate the same to Depot Team.
  • Work with inventory team to monitor inventory levels and replenish appropriate products.
  • Provide Production request updates to management, inventory and sales teams on regular basis.
  • Schedule monthly S&OP meetings with all Department as required.
  • Monitor management consistency in ensuring consequences for failing to perform and provide feedback
  • Be an ambassador for the company by being a role model for living our values, as evident from 360 DNA reviews
Skills/ Qualifications• •Bachelor from a reputable university, MBA preferable Min 5 years of line experience in SCM and Logistics
 Familiar with WMS, SAP preferable
 Leadership capability
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
 Excellent training and presentations skills, including ability to make formal presentations internal and externally
 Change management skills

If you meet the above requirements, kindly forward your cv in word format to cv@fmcgsearch.com using ‘Demand Planning Analyst’ as the subject of the mail.

Job Location: Lagos Nigeria

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