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Demand Planning Manager | Jeddah, Saudi Arabia | Consumer Goods

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Our client is an acclaimed entity in the consumer goods sector, currently in search of a Demand & Supply Planning Leader to bolster their team.

Your role : Your primary responsibility will be to orchestrate and implement comprehensive inventory replenishment strategies, ensuring alignment with the company’s sales and service ambitions. You will play a pivotal role in cross-functional collaborations, driving efforts to realize overarching business goals. Your duties will encompass the analysis of demand patterns, trend identification, and the provision of finished goods forecasts, all aimed at enhancing operational efficacy. You will spearhead Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) sessions, create insightful reports, and offer precise demand forecasts. A critical component of your role will involve the meticulous analysis of both historical and prospective demand trends. You will oversee the product lifecycle, managing transitions effectively to guarantee consistent product availability, minimal obsolete inventory, and the maintenance of stock freshness. Additionally, you will act as the chief steward of warehouse and storage capacities.

Must Have :

A minimum of 7+ years’ experience in Demand Planning is essential.
Proven ability to establish and cultivate productive internal and external partnerships, with a capacity to influence principal stakeholders.
Demonstrated proactive problem-solving skills.
Previous experience in a similar role within the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry, spanning 10+years.
Proficiency in English and Arabic is highly desirable.
Your commitment to this role will play a critical part in driving the business forward, ensuring operational excellence, and contributing to the achievement of strategic objectives.

Managing Expectations: At Mindfield we are driven by mutually agreed KPIs and service levels. Exceptional results can only be delivered when we understand both our key stakeholders clients and candidates. Keeping this in mind we would request that when applying for a role do take cognizance of the “must haves” to avoid disappointment. Sometimes positions take time to close and there could be delay in us responding to you but as a thumb rule if you do not hear from us in 7-8 working days post applying for the role then the resume has not been shortlisted and would be kept on the database for other roles.

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