Demand Planning Manager

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Job Sector:
South East
Hemel Hempstead
Salary Description:
£Competitive + Benefits
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Do you have proven experience within management and demand planning? Are you looking to take on a new challenge? If so, we are now recruiting and are looking for individuals just like you!

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Demand Planner that is looking to step up. The role is only managing a very small team of 1-2 people and will be based in Hemel Hempstead.

Demand Planning Manager duties will include:

- Lead and contribute to the preparation of the S&OP meetings with heads of the different functions
- To lead and provide development to the team
- Maintain and adjust forecast, baseline and events, and promotional forecast in APO weekly
- Create a launch plan, monthly sales forecast, for approved launch quantity for the full marketing year based on business case.
- Lead collaboration projects with strategic customers e.g. KPI sharing, joint planning and logistics, and deploying international collaboration projects into the UK and Ireland
- Develop strong working relationships with your Supply Planner colleagues based in Dusseldorf
- Steer replacement of old products by creating a phase-in-out timing model and inform Supply Chain and Sales accordingly
- Anticipate and recognize out of stock situations, developing alternatives with Supply Chain
- Coordinate customer priorities with sales, and inform the Customer Service team about priorities
- Measure and manage KPIs and control processes to meet business targets
- Work alongside key business partners to manage through the supply of large customer demands

The ideal Demand Planning Manager:

- Previous Demand Planning experience
- People management experience
- Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Package (especially Excel and PowerPoint)
- Knowledge of SAP and APO-DP
- Strong numerical and analytical skills
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and within a team

In return for joining the team as our Demand Planning Manager, we offer a highly Competitive Salary with company benefits.

If you are looking for your next challenge as our Demand Planning Manager, then we want to hear from you, please click APPLY!

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Contact Details:
Tel: 02392856811
Contact: Lucy Hudson

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