Demand Planning Manager at Fan Milk Plc

Fan Milk Plc, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of healthy, nutritious and safe frozen dairy and non-frozen dairy food products with distribution channels across the length and breadth of Nigeria. Fan Milk Nigeria is a well established and fast growing food processing industry offering wide range of products.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Demand Planning ManagerLocation: NigeriaJob Purpose:Provision of timely, detailed, accurate, transparent Forecast reporting.Provide ERP system data maintenance and system administration.Own and maintain forecasting tools.Owner of online platform for sharing demand forecasting information, tools & resources.Integrate Nielsen & IMS data sources to drive forecast accuracy as required.Key Responsibilities:Provide detailed, timely forecast reporting across all categories for input to Consensus Forecast Review, Demand Review Meeting and Profit Review Meetings.Develop exception reporting to enable identification and management of forecast accuracy impacts and month to month forecast changes.Develop and own an online platform for sharing Demand Forecasting tools, reporting, information and examples of best practice.Embed processes to support forecast capability to drive enhanced service levels and reduced working capital requirementsProvide analytical support to the Head of Supply chain and cross functional teams as required.Integrate Trade Spend / Net Sales inputs to ensure forecast decisions prioritise cost effective, net sales delivery.Contribute to significant projects to transform the operating model, and deliver the benefits required including gross to net, complexity reduction, cost of goods and working capital reductions etc.Utilise data sources such as Nielsen scan, IMS, Ex Factory etc to generate insights to drive forecast accuracy.Own, maintain and evolve forecasting tools such as the Performance Analysis Toolkit.Own and maintain department-wide KPIs for the supply chain departmentCapture detailed minutes and actions at business planning meetings especially demand relating meetings and distribute these to stakeholders in a timely manner.Provide support for baseline statistical modeling to deliver enhanced forecast accuracy.

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