Planner, Material Resource (Technology) at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria - The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.Job Title:Planner, Material Resource (Technology)  Job DescriptionPlanner, Material Resource is part of the Planning & Forecasting team at the Opco and will support the demand fulfillment and planning process.Planner, Material Resource will use Material Requirements Planning (MRP) techniques with demand and inventory data to calculate requirements for materials. The role collaborates with the demand planning team in creating purchase requisitions, make stock re-order recommendations and reschedule open orders aligned to delivery dates.Planner, Material Resource would support the Manager, Planning & Forecasting and would be involved in the demand fulfillment process. These processes would involve interactions with Opco and Centers of Excellence (CoE).Update Bill of Material (BOM) based on the requirementsPrepare schedule of purchase for the required material and share with BuyerParticipate and provide inputs in operational meetingsSet up and manage ad hoc meetings for day to day operational requirementsTimely notification of escalations to the ManagerResolve escalations as per defined escalation/resolution proceduresParticipate and provide inputs on project status meetingsPropose operational changes and provide associated user impact assessmentEnsure effective execution of day to day operations and at the Opco and resolve operational issuesImprove productivity and quality through leading practice initiativesInitiate request for creation of BOM in case it is not availableIdentify the components of product to be updated in BOMPerform material requirement planning on a periodic basis considering the demand and inventory levelAssist Manager, Planning & Forecasting in defining minimum-maximum stock replenishmentCalculate the reorder point, min-max levels, safety stock and bin levelMonitor stock level and calculate the requirementsSupervise individual team members performanceAllocate daily work to team members and ensure appropriate planning for back-up and leave/absenteeismEnsure cohesive workingAccountable for meeting and prioritising own targets/ deadlines and those of direct reporteesProvide information to the Manager on work accomplishments and individual / team challengesLead team meetings and contribute on specialist/ technical areasReview performance metric dashboards on various performance metrics and provide inputs to the ManagerPerform Quality Assurance (QA) to check adherence to supplier and customer contract/ agreement related terms and conditionsLiaise with SCM and CoE with regards to local demand planning

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