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  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sasha Porter

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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I am looking for a superb Demand Planning Manager that is an absolute superstar at stakeholder and people management! You will be part of an extremely fast-pace and ever-expanding food retailer that is currently going through a massive transformation in their Supply Chain.

They will be keen to welcome you on board if you can bring that drive, passion and effective long-term planning and forecasting skills! You will be an experienced Demand Planning professional that will manage & develop several food category ranges with promotional plans, their suppliers, key events and NPD.

In addition to the above you must be an insightful and enthusiastic leader, who has previously successfully managed a team. You will also come with strong analytical & collaboration skills and will not be afraid of taking ownership, as well as managing the entire relationship piece with all key stakeholders both internal and external.

The general day to day bits:

  • Taking a lead on the long-term planning & forecasting management

  • Achieving availability, wastage, and inventory targets

  • Managing, mentoring & coaching the team, as well as introducing new ways of working & supporting business' values

  • Improving supplier performance and relationships by excellent stakeholder management skills

  • Providing effective resource management to cover the business for foreseeable future all things considered

What we're looking for:

  • Experienced professional in Demand Planning & Forecasting Management

  • Food FMCG background (ideally Food Retail)

  • Customer collaboration & supply chain experience

  • Excellent numerical skills, excellent Excel & ERP systems understanding

  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to build relationships with senior stakeholders

  • Super strong leadership & management experience

If you are interested in discussing this opportunity further, please contact me with your resume today and I will get back to you with a week! Get in touch with me directly at!

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.