Demand Planning and S&OP Manager
The Demand Planning and S&OP Manager manages sales and operation planning process on products to ensure alignment of functions and Top Management to delivery of mid to long-term business targets and customer satisfaction
Establish and execute an S&OP process for the assigned group of minerals
Coordinates demand forecasting process, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information from Segment and finance, for multiple time horizons (18m rolling, year end, etc.
on assigned group of minerals
Ensure the accuracy of the demand forecast models for its perimeter
Manages the S&OP cycle, incl. pre-S&OP meetings (operations planning)and monthly S&OP meetings (executive decision making meeting)
Ensures data generated by functional stakeholders is suitable for S&OP process. Initiates improvement actions if necessary.
Analyze supply and demand issues. Prepares all data, metrics and scenarios to be discussed during S&OP meetings
Ensures identification, monitoring and reporting of assumptions, risks and opportunities related to the medium to long-term business targets. Escalate as appropriate
Writes S&OP meeting minutes, communicates key conclusions to stakeholders and performs follow-up of actions
Maintains key S&OP KPIs, incl. S&OP meeting attendance, forecasts accuracy, adherence to S&OP guidance from operations etc.
Continuously review the S&OP process to ensure it suits business needs and is up to date with best practices
Key interfaces : strong partnership to be built with (i) Segments leadership, (ii) product management,(iii) Supply Chain, (iii) Operations; (iv) Purchasing; (v) Finance
Title, position in the organization & grading
Title : Demand Planning and S&OP Manager
Reporting to : Business Planning Director
Location : preferably Greece, Athens or Milos
Competencies and experience
Good / practical understanding of S&OP best practices
Strong analytical skills and strategic understanding
Others : strategic thinking, interpersonal skills, ability to propose solutions
Advocate for data integrity Ideal background / experience5+ years of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) management