A Cambridgeshire based Manufacturer and Distributor is investing heavily in their Supply Chain and is seeking to recruit a Head of Demand & S&OP to join the business in a newly created role.
This brand new role will report into Senior Leadership and has varied responsibilities across the wider S&OP strategy.
You will drive the development and continuous improvement of Sales and Operations Planning/Demand Management activities across all business units. You will be the facilitator of an effective demand, forecasting and S&OP process within all functions.
Predominantly, you will create a 12 month rolling forecast across all products in all locations through data analysis, statistical techniques and market intelligence gained from the customer and internal commercial teams.
You will be the global owner of the Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning process and provide training, mentoring and guidance to the team of Supply Chain Analysts to empower them to establish responsibility for preparing and analysing SKU level forecast and producing S&OP reports.
To be considered for this challenging role, you will require previous experience as a Demand Planning Manager with widespread exposure to the wider S&OP piece ideally within an FMCG or Retail environment. You will need to be results orientated, have excellent gravitas with the ability to influence and gain commitment from a range of stake holders. You will be hugely customer focused and be an expert in the field of S&OP & Demand Management.
If you can demonstrate the above, the salary will be in the region of £60,000 - £65,000 plus a strong benefits package.
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