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Support Functions 10/25/2022

Global Demand Planning Manager F/M

Job family : Support Functions | Position : Supply Chain | Area : France | Region : Antony | Contract : Permanent position |

Key responsabilities

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Process owner of Global Demand Planning for Adisseo, covering 3 SBUs and 7 regions, the Global Demand Planning Manager F/M leads the execution of the monthly demand planning process, from data preparation & base forecast to joint sign-off by SBUs & Global Sales. He/She ensures the appropriate reporting and KPI tracking (including forecast accuracy & bias), initiates and drives continuous improvements of the process & tools.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Process owner of Global Demand Planning for Adisseo, covering 3 SBUs and 7 regions
  • Develops & updates the documentation of the Demand Planning process
  • Ensures the optimization of the use of tools supporting demand planning (Futur Master & articulation with ACE / SAP / Power BI)
  • Drives the roll-out, cascading and training of the process with the support of RSCMs in regions
  • Leads the continuous improvement of the process
  1. Leads the execution of the monthly demand planning process:
  • Ensure proper planning & preparation of the monthly demand consensus & sign-off meetings
  • Ensure the availability of required inputs / tools, with the support of RBAs / RSCMs:
    • Data update (sales / inventory / history cleansing)
    • KPI reporting (including sales forecast accuracy / bias, OTIF)
    • Optimized tool configuration (product segmentation, granularity, forecast model & algorithm optimization)
    • Base forecast
    • Feedback / guidance / focus areas from previous cycle
  • Coordinate the management of the monthly demand consensus & sign-off meetings (scheduling, animation, notes) with the RSCMs / RBAs
  • Monitor & secure the update of Futur Master according to the decisions taken in meetings
  • Lead the budget reconciliation process
  • On request from SBU SCs, contribute to scenario planning potentially required to feed the arbitration process
  1. Ensures the appropriate reporting and KPI tracking:
  • Ensure the tracking / reporting of major KPIs to drive decisions & actions (forecast accuracy & bias / gaps vs. budget or target / evolutions
  • Drive the consistency / discipline in use of the KPIs and reports
  • Manage the evolution of KPIs where necessary to accompany the evolution of business processes & focus areas over time
  1. Initiates and drives continuous improvements of the process & tools
  • Ensures compliance to industry best practices through external benchmark & intelligence
  • Initiates and drives the implementation of improvement projects

What we are looking for:

A true conductor of our “sales forecasting orchestra” able to engage our strong pool of individual talents and expertise across the world into a collective symphony.
Experience in implementing & developing effective S&OP – Demand planning on an international scope
Cross-functional project management
Experience in using a Demand Planning Tool (ideally Futur Master / or Blue Yonder – SAP APO-IBP – OMP).

Main Skills

Required experience and hard skills:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Demand Planning role
  • Experience of working in a matrix organization and in a multi-cultural environment
  • Expert proficiency with Excel & Powerpoint
  • 3+ years working knowledge of demand planning processes & tools – experience with Futur Master is a plus
  • Working knowledge of an ERP – experience with SAP is a plus
  • APICS certification or equivalent a plus
  • English fluent

Soft skills

  • Great communication skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to influence and achieve expected results in autonomy by establishing effective cross-functional & cross-culture relationships
  • Business oriented: curiosity and ability to interact with commercial teams to understand market trends and identify factors influencing sales pattern
  • Exceptional problem solving & analytical ability

Location : Headquarters (Antony – 92 – France)

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