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Job Title: Demand Planner
HND, B.Sc Must Have Exposure To SAP Young And Energetic
Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function.
Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.
Interact with sales, marketing, and customer finance to understand demand forecast drivers.
Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Customer Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts.
Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool.
Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs.
Create Statistical Forecasts
Gather, analyze and validate data - Execute statistical modeling software
Review resulting statistical forecast model
Apply error analysis techniques to improve forecasting - Summarize, aggregate statistical forecasts
Review sales plans , customer finance Budget Updates or Latest Estimates and demand drivers: - Present, solicit, and assess feedback on the various forecasts from sales, and finance
Recommend adjustments for operational forecasts - Review promotional plans with sales
Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and finance personnel
Prepare relevant material to facilitate research and discussion
Provide input to volume planning Latest Estimates, annual process
Facilitate and manage demand planning, customer meetings
Achieve consensus with the business side and the demand chain
Maintain demand planning system and software - Enter and modify data and ensure the correctness of product hierarchy - Monitor trends in forecast error
Identify relevant market-related data and competitive intelligence
Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning process