Divisional Demand Manager - ADA Recruitment & HR Solutions, Western Cape

  • Western Cape
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by ADA Recruitment & HR Solutions on Tuesday, October 8, 2019
  • Reference: Thabile Dlamini
  • Apply before Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 18 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: ADA Recruitment & HR Solutions

·         Communicate and report on trend and actual data measurement of forecast, abnormal demand and stock agreements

·         Ensure forecast accuracy based on business value chain (demand and supply processes)

·         Manage lowest possible finished goods stock levels by improvement of forecast accuracy.

·         Ensure integration of sales plans with operational schedules to ensure effective customer supply

·         Review market trends for various product portfolios to implement improvement measures

·         Maintain good relations with customers to maintain high standards

  • Manage the central register of all Customer Inventory and Safety Stock (and other order protocols) agreements
  • Provide advice to ensure customer contracts contain the appropriate supply chain management rules of engagement to ensure maximum customer satisfaction and operational stability
  • Together with the Planning Team, provide supply chain, inventory and forecasting expertise in setting up customer order protocols
  • Assist with make-to-order or make-to-forecast decisions including setting up collaborative forecasting processes with customers, setting inventory target levels by customer and SKU

·         Compile annual budgets by SKU category and monitor actual sales vs forecast vs budget

·         Monitor and track material increase trends by category

·         Assist in the price adjustment process by monitoring and tracking material increase trends by category

·         Align with customers and understand their marketing / promotional plans, competitor activity and market trends

·         Manage procedures for measuring and managing forecast error and bias, to include forecast improvement feedback mechanism

·         Work closely with Finance Business support partner for Commercial to ensure standard costing rolled out across Rigids and margin on products maintained

·         Pricing trend analysis rolled out quarterly to Sales Exec team to inform pricing

·         Compilation of key account contracts register to ensure pricing and overhead adjustments done timeously

Candidate Requirements

·         B Com in Marketing or Supply Chain Management or equivalent

·         Proven record of managing diverse product portfolio in FMCG

·         Excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills internally and with customers.

·         Market Intelligence with the ability to critically analyse market information to improve performance

·         Efficient in Microsoft Office, JDE, Demantra, Qlickview and would be an advantage

·         Highly driven, tenacious and motivated

·         Independent worker with positive attitude

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About ADA Recruitment & HR Solutions

ADA Recruitment and HR Solutions is a dynamic and innovative recruitment agency that understands candidate’s needs in terms of achieving their career goals and objectives. 

Our professional team consists of dedicated recruitment specialists, with over 30 years combined industry experience.  These highly trained recruitment specialists have developed skills and expertise in the various fields that they specialize in.  Not only are they familiar with market trends and dynamics; they also have a thorough and immediate grasp of the intricacies of your job.  This background knowledge ensures they are able to recognize your strengths and match them with suitable positions with our highly reputable clients.  Our years of working in the recruitment field have helped us develop a wide range of network of key clients, thus allowing us to find prime positions with top employers in the fields of:

Engineering and Manufacturing
Human Resources
Office Support and Administration
Sales and Marketing

ADA prides itself on offering a range of services to their candidates thus removing the anxiety and stress from the job seeking process.  This is done by providing extensive support and guidelines to our candidates, which starts from the first interview with the consultant, understanding our candidates need for a career change, guide them on smart career moves and assist them to prepare them for the ultimate change. Our service to candidates is maintained throughout the recruitment process until our candidate is settled into their new career.