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FMCG Demand Planner

Listing ID: 1118816

FMCG Demand Planner

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Tagged Resources
Location: Manchester, North West, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Reference Number: TGN3351
Salary: Excellent DOE
Twitter Handle: @taggedresources
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 days 10 hours
About: We are industry specialists working with Retail and Wholesale Suppliers. As a team we have 25 years of recruitment and industry experience, working with Retail and Wholesale Suppliers and have always believed that best practice means keeping it simple. We are passionate about what we do and work very hard, taking the time to build strong relationships, understanding your business and personal requirements. To this end we have key goals and values that run through everything we do.

Our client is a successful, large FMCG business currently seeking a Demand Planner to analyse product performance within the brand portfolio recognising and highlighting trends, business risks and opportunities. This is a great opportunity to join a busy, fun and fast paced environment with progression opportunities.

The Role:

  • Working closely with both retailers and internal departments to maximise sales and track their sell through via EPOS data.
  • To provide information to aid decision making in stock movements and sales projections.
  • Liaising with key retailers to identify their requirements, and evaluate their forecasts.
  • Working closely with the Buying/ Supply Chain team to aid stock intake and stock movement planning providing key information to aid stock intake and stock movement planning.
  • Compiling sales data and analysing product performance.
  • Summarising and evaluating data and communicating findings to aid management decision making regarding sales trends.
  • Revising forecasts for key retailers and product ranges as appropriate to inform buying quantities.
  • Updating sales projections as required.
  • Participating in customer visits to discuss sales performance/agree corrective action plans.
  • To carry out any other duties as may be required.

Skills Required:

  • Previous business experience in a statistical analysis/forecasting role.
  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent preferably in Maths, Business, Economics or an Accountancy related subject.
  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • Independent thinker with strong analytical and numerical skills.
  • Ability to summarise large amounts of data and confidently communicate findings to management and other key stakeholders.
  • Highly organised and methodical approach.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills with advanced Excel.
  • Previous use of WSSI or similar system is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Navision.

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