Planning Manager

Job Information

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    Category West Africa Jobs
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    Posted On Jul 17 ,2020
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name Kenya Wine Agencies Ltd
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    Contact Email

Job Description

  • Manage the demand planning process and focusing on eliminating bias and improving forecast accuracy.
  • Provides input into company wide demand planning processes & continuous improvement initiatives in this area.
  • Coordinate integration of activity plans coming from Supply Chain and Commercial on top of baseline to produce unconstrained demand
  • Responsible for the creation of baseline forecast.
  • Highlight risk and opportunities in sales volume based on statistical analyses, activity evaluations and Commercial Director feedback.
  • Develop and refine the forecasting process, models and tools leading to improved accuracy.
  • Responsible for generating and improving the demand forecasts for the business by using a range of methods, including base forecasting.
  • Complexity Management – regularly review SKU portfolio with extended teams (customer, finance and supply chain) and make appropriate recommendations
  • Coordinate with local Brand Building and Customer Marketing teams on innovation and promotion plans & forecast, respectively
  • Make weekly reviews for operational forecast
  • Ensure updated & agreed volume forecast are submitted for the financial forecasting