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Demand Planner – Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

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Demand Planner – Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. Manage the demand planning process cycle with concerned parties to develop the sales forecasts, conduct historical sales analysis, and maintain regular reporting of demand management KPIs.

Department: Supply Chain

Job Location: Head Office (Khobar, Eastern Province, KSA)

Reports to: Supply Chain Director

Demand Planner – Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Job Purpose:

Manage the demand planning process cycle with concerned parties to develop the sales forecasts, conduct historical sales analysis, and maintain regular reporting of demand management KPIs.

Demand Planner. Job Duties:

  • Work on data collection of all demand inputs from sales teams to ensure all inputs necessary to complete the sales forecasts are available.
  • Act as a single point of contact in receiving inquiries about demand management and sales performance analysis.
  • Prepare 24 months rolling demand forecast (operational forecast) by working with concerned external/internal parties in line with the Lubricant Business Management (LBM) process framework.
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.
  • Track Demand Management KPIs and ensure periodical reporting and action plans set to bridge any gaps.
  • Prepare required data, reports, and analysis for the periodical demand control meetings to address risk and capitalize on the opportunities to serve the demand.
  • Suggest and implement supply chain continuous improvement ideas as business requires.
  • Participate in the review and assessment of existing supply chain processes and implementation of resulted loss elimination projects.
  • Ensure compliance to all relevant safety, health, and environmental management policies, procedures.

Demand Planner. Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent is required.
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in the Supply Chain with at least 2 years of experience as a demand planner.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) skills.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and presentation skills.
  • Effective communicator who is experienced in contact with internal and external parties.
  • Previous Consumer Goods/FMCG industry experience is highly preferred.
  • Previous Lubricants industry experience is preferred.
  • Very good English both spoken and written.

Demand Planner. We Are Offering:

  • Attractive salary package/benefits (based on experience).
  • Yearly bonus based on organization and employee performances.
  • Medical insurance for employee and family.
  • Annual paid vacations.
  • Recognition programs.
  • Career development and training plans.

N.B: Priority for Saudi candidates.

Demand Planner.

Seniority Level

Associate

Industry

  • Consumer Goods
  • Oil & Energy

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Supply Chain
  • Strategy/Planning

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