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Demand Planning Manager

Job Title: Demand Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -022019-230168
Contact Name: Molly Pritchard
Contact Email: mpritchard@argyllscott.com
Job Published: March 06, 2019 16:20

Job Description

Location - Dubai

Industry - Consumer, Ideally Retail

Role - Demand & Supply Planning Manager

The Demand & Supply Planning Manager is responsible for maintaining optimum stock and operation costs.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

SALES FORECASTING

Provide regional sales forecasts of items for the year.

Provide sales forecasts of new products for the 3 first months of the launch by working closely with Merchandising, Marketing, Commercial and Finance teams in order to have the best sales forecasts accuracy.

Replenishment of basic items to ensure the correct placement of orders by analyzing the current level of stock on hand & in transit, the logistic strategy (stock parameters such as safety stock and lot size) and the sales forecasts.

OUTSOURCED SERVICES SUPERVISION

Supervision of the relation between Logistics and its two main outsourced services, Warehousing and Traffic, in terms of lead-time, quality and costs.

Conduct KPI review meetings: inbound and outbound preparation lead-time, inventory accuracy/order fulfillment, delivery lead-time, customers' claims, etc.

ACTIVITY AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

Coordinate demand, supply and distribution planning activities

Define and monitor KPI and objectives, and draw corrective action plans to enhance processes, methods and tools

Lead cross functional planning process with Company stakeholders (Sales, Regional WHS, Controlling, Finance, Marketing, Regulatory Affairs, etc.) in order to optimize company's result

Ensure master data availability and accuracy to support business processes and data analysis.

PROFILE

· A Bachelor or Master's degree in Logistics, and a successful professional experience of at least 5 years in Logistics management, Supply Planning Management and/or Demand Management is mandatory.

· Previous experiences in the Middle East and/or in the cosmetics / luxury industry is a strong advantage.

· Must be fluent in English. French and Arabic are a plus

Please send your CV to pgupta@argyllscott.com