Demand Planning Manager

Pillars - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
10 to 12 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
11,000 to 15,000 SAR per month
Arabic, English
1 open position
Males Only
About the Job

Main Duties:

  • Develop and monitor department standards, practices, procedures and utilize SAP via integrated systems to enforce execution.
  • Lead the process for identifying, developing, and implementing advanced planning methods, systems, and tools, in order to improve forecast accuracy and inventory management.
  • Manage inventory targets (including safety stock levels) and scrutinize current and future forecasting analysis, insuring forecasting processes and methods are followed properly by Demand Planners.
  • Systematize the creation of top-level reports to monitor the purchasing and financial performance indicators by the Planning team. Facilitate the Senior Management Forecasting and Inventory management meeting focusing on cross functional communication, direction setting, risk management, and conflict resolution
  • Successfully and accurately control ERP system and processes, from forecast upload to generation of all inventory reporting.
  • Manage and resolve issues proficiently that impede planned strategic progress.
  • Prepare the annual purchase budget and plan, and ensure to obtain best accuracy level throughout the year.
  • Manage the settlement of financial transactions with Finance so as to establish smooth practice with suppliers.
  • Researching new suppliers & negotiating prices.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by in-charge, able to work overtime when required.
Job Requirements

Qualifications, Experience (Competencies required):

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain or related field is preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience as Demand Planner for manufacturing industry preferably FMCG
  • Effectively can read, write and communicate in English and Arabic
  • Knowledge of computer applications (Microsoft Office) and SAP
  • Ability to gather & classify data, strong analysing skills, multi-task activities, follow-up and build effective team work
  • Strong Analysing skills, time management skills, problem solving
About this Company

Pillars Egypt is Consultancy & Recruitment Firm established to serve distinctive clients in the areas of strategic management , Business Planning and Executive recruitment.
We are a group of executives with a large diversified experience in various areas as Strategic Management, Business Planning

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