Demand Planner

Reference: 9298 RL
Consultant: Rozel Liebenberg 

Job Description: 

  • Develop an accurate short and long-term volume forecast
  • Evaluate historical trends to model future demand
  • Obtain information on occurrences like promotional activity, new product launches, discontinuations
  • Track promotional and new product performance
  • Provide a rolling weekly short-term forecast = 8 weeks
  • Submit monthly, a long-term forecast = 18 months identifying the gaps from the previous forecast version and business targets
  • Supply monthly forecast data to support principle accounts, planning and procurement functions
  • Align forecast data with business service providers (Vector)
  • Measure and evaluate the forecast accuracy on a weekly / monthly basis against the targeted parameters
  • Analyse trends using analytical, market(ing) and sales data to improve the accuracy of the future demand
  • Assist the key stakeholders by performing regular meetings to gain their inputs and forecast sign-off
  • Submit reports weekly / monthly providing feedback and recommendations for improvement

Qualifications: 

  • Related tertiary qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 years’ demonstrated experience in demand planning role or similar
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Valid driver’s license with own transportation
  • Must be willing to travel as required

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.