Demand Manager

East Midlands
£50000 Per Annum Competitive plus excellent package
05 Sep 2017
03 Oct 2017
Robin Morle
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type


Our client is one of the UK's largest food manufacturing groups with annual revenues in excess of £2 billion. They're a fast paced high growth organisation that can offer significant opportunity for progression.


Through the continued develop of a key customer relationship, our client are now looking to build their demand planning capability and are therefore seeking a Demand Manager to head the function. Reporting to the Supply Chain Director, the Demand Manager will lead and develop the demand management process, focusing on one major customer.

Key Responsibility:

  • Provide leadership and direction to the demand management team to ensure they are developed and delivering to their potential
  • Work collaboratively with the major customer to build and maintain accurate forecasts to deliver improvements in availability and a reduction in waste
  • Lead and develop the Sales and Operations Planning Process (S&OP) to ensure accuracy and quality of operational and strategic decision making
  • Drive continuous improvement in development of all forecasting systems and processes
  • Develop our capability in the use of business intelligence and drive improvements in analysis to support decision making and profit improvement.


Applicants will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Ideally degree educated
  • Demonstrable track record of working in a sales ordering, processing and distribution planning in an FMCG or short shelf life environment
  • Proven track record of working with a range of UK Retailers
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, growth industry or business
  • Prior experience of leading and developing a team

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