Brand Demand Planner

Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 6000000 - 9000000 JPY
Job Function: SCM/Transport/Logistics
Reference: JO-190708-195779
Industry: Consumer Goods
Sub-Industry: Cosmetics & Fragrances

Company Overview

Our client is a well-known Cosmetics Company from Europe

Job Description

Brand Demand Planner is to hold the full accountability to ensure sales forecasts accuracy and the building of turnover through the piloting of the sales forecast process, while optimizing the global inventory level for an assigned brand. Creating sales forecast control strategy and design tactical approach as well as proactively engage marketing, finance, sales team to achieve KPI and deliver business impact.

Main responsibilities

Be responsible for the catalog management and contribute to its rationalization.
Manage the sales forecasts quality and sales forecast process (S&OP).
Build the baseline forecast as well as challenge and consolidate the promotions and launches sales forecasts projected by the Sales and Marketing teams.
Ensure the global sales forecast consistency, through the building of a consensus between the commercial forecasts, the financial trend and the sales history.
Build the global supply plan based on the validated sales forecasts, the co-packing plan and the stocks and supply/procurement parameters.
Determine the stock and supply parameters according to the objectives of service rate, costs and global targeted stock.

Requirements

At least 3-5 years supply chain planning background, especially Demand Planning is strongly recommended
Strong in number; Engineer, Math or Scientific background is a must
Excellent interpersonal skill, able to communicate effective at different level of hierarchy
Excellent presentation skill and analytical skill
Demonstrates initiative and innovation to generate ideas and solutions in different situations
Strong customer focus and commercial awareness
Business level of English to leading S&OP and dealing with sourcing site