Demand Planning Manager

Premier Services and Recruitment - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 10 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
Arabic, English
1 open position
Males Only
About the Job

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Assess the organization’s knowledge and resources to produce sales forecasts that will be used in Sales and Operations Planning
  • Continuously improve the sales forecasting processes and systems, ensuring that forecast accuracy is consistently improving
  • Develop and manage the rules for order acceptance and forecast consumption
  • Work with other departments including Operations, New Product Development and Supply Chain to ensure the consistent, cost-effective supply of products to customers
  • 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
  • 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 analyzing skills, multi-task activities, follow-up and build effective team work.
  • Strong Analyzing skills, time management skills, problem solving.
About this Company

Premier Services & Recruitment is the first ISO (9001:2008) Certified Manpower Company in Egypt. Our specialty is to provide expert, reliable, and competent services by selecting qualified staff for employment in major companies throughout Egypt and the Middle East.

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