Develop and embed robust Market / Channel specific Demand Planning processes to support the new Supply Chain Operating model.
Manage end to end the Demand Planning (both volume and value) across all Consumer Healthcare categories to improve customer service levels and to reduce end-to-end COGS and working capital
Lead Demand Planning input into the market and coordinate the Core Commercial Cycle (CCC) meetings
Lead the Market Demand Review Meeting and provide Demand Forecasting input into the Core Commercial Cycle
Establish a robust demand forecast across a 24-month horizon analyzing channel drivers, Category drivers, Market drivers.
Lead significant projects to transform the demand forecasting capability and output, in line with the commercial requirements.
Participate in other initiatives to deliver the operating model and associated benefits.
Own the Demand Planning process across all categories for a 24 month horizon, including NPI
Ensure full deployment of statistical forecasting in GR organization
Run forecast meetings for MI and ensure forecast visibility and finance alignment for MI
Maintain a detailed knowledge of all components of the Demand Forecast : Statistical baselinePromotion and repacking uplifts and cannibalization effectsSales and Marketing intelligenceNew Product IntroductionsConsumption, stock in trade and market data
Ensure full volume and value alignment of market Demand Forecast, including samples
Interpret the key trends impacting market, sector, category and brand performance
Lead Demand Planning input into the key Market Core Commercial Cycle (CCC) meetings
Lead Demand Planning input into the 3 / 1 Planning cycle with responsibility for the delivery of a detailed volume Budget in Year 1
Challenge the sales input to forecast and ensure that the volume and value forecast are aligned
Interpret the key trends impacting market, sector and category performance
Facilitate alignment and verification of sell-out and Stock in Trade evaluations by sales channels.
Lead an effective product lifecycle management process
Maintain product status from pre-launch to obsolete
Lead process to clear residual and slowmoving stocks with commercial teams
Cooperate with Finance on definition of financial plan (Year Plan, quarterly and monthly review)
Provide expert Demand Planning input into the Customer Supply Chain Lead and develop effective working relationships with in-Market Warehouse & Distribution and Customer Service & Local Customisation teams
Build strong network of contacts with senior managers in the Commercial, Supply Planning and Category teams
Lead Demand Planning expertise across the scope of CSC Lead
Knowledge / Education / Previous Experience Required
University degree or equivalent in Business
Proficient in Greek and English
1-3 years’ experience in demand forecasting & planning
Breadth of supply chain experience will be considered an asset
Strong analytical skill, problem solving skills
Ability to influence diverse stakeholders and build trusted relationships
Proven skills to manage a high degree of complexity in changing environment
Excellent analytic mind, able to manage, analyze and interpret complex data to drive decision making. Attention to detail and ability to work to deadlines
Excellent interpersonal, influencing, negotiation and problems solving skills with ability to contribute fully to cross functional team
Service focused and strong customer orientation. Good understanding of Pharmacy channel and FMCG environment
SAP / Planning system experience preferred
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