Demand Planning Manager SEE

About the job

We are currently looking for a Demand Planning Manager SEE (South Eastern Europe), based in our Rotterdam office. You will lead a team of demand planners across Southern, Southeastern and Central Europe and are responsible to improve the planning capabilities within this region.

Your key responsibilities are:
• Support and develop the local demand planners reporting into you
• Introduce and implement an S&OP framework within your region, existing of demand reviews, assortment screening, NPI process, pre S&OP meeting on regional level
• Improve product availability by analyzing data, forecasts, order patterns
• Monitor stock levels closely and propose action plans to reduce structurally
• Encourage and improve the usage of our demand, forecast and inventory management tool Slim4 (Slimstock)
• Be the SPOC towards Slimstock regarding functional questions, ideas and improvements
• Support the local companies and encourage them towards our EMEA way of working

Set yourself apart

• You have 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position with knowledge of demand – and inventory planning concepts like product and demand reviews, S&OP cycles, NPI process, portfolio management, inventory policies, ABC analysis,…
• You have at least a bachelor’s degree in a related field
• You have a hands-on mentality
• You are accurate, analytical, and proactive
• Fluent in English, another European language is a plus
• Knowledge of Slimstock or a similar inventory management tool is a must
• You’re familiar with forecast accuracy metrics and understand the difference between forecast accuracy and bias
• Experience with ERP systems (like D365, AX, Navision, or SAP) is a plus
• Experience with PowerBI creating reports is a plus
•You are flexible and open to travel across EMEA
• With your enthusiasm, you can encourage people to follow your lead
• You are a positive thinker and have a solution-oriented mindset

What’s on offer?

• 1 year contract with the possibility to extend
• € 70.000 – 85.000 annual salary based on a 40-hour contract, all in line with your knowledge & experience
• Discretionary bonus
• Hybrid working with 3 days in the office
• 100% travel allowance
• Pension & healthcare plan
• Laptop & mobile phone
• 28 holiday days

Within 10 working days, you will receive feedback on your application. The selection process consists of 2 interviews and an assessment. Any questions? Feel free to reach out to our Talent Acquisition Specialist
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