As a Demand Planning Manager you will be working closely with other functions in Essential Dairy Products at Danone. Your main role would be to ensure smooth Planning processes in RO and BG by leading a team of 4 people, coordinating the monthly budgeting, estimations and long term forecasts.
You will be involved in cross-country projects within CEN Cluster.
Are you ready to join Danone, one of the biggest FMCG companies with the focus on bringing health through food to as many people as possible, and join us to contribute to a healthier world? Get onboard as :
Demand Planning Manager
Fulltime, Location : Bucharest)
The Demand Planning Manager coordinating the Planning processes for Romania & Bulgaria and seeking for possibilities to harmonize the way of working.
As Demand Planning Manager your key responsibilities are :
Leadership and coordination of monthly budgeting & estimation processes within the company (rolling 18 months’ horizon) in RO&BG
Responsibility for KPIs
Long Term forecast creation, understanding of building blocks
Harmonization of processes and way of working in RO&BG (searching for synergy, creating back up plan in case of rotation, building a welcome kit & handover plan etc.)
Improvement of business processes & tools within the function
Best practices sharing across countries (involvement in some European projects to harmonize & standardize processes, tools, ways of working etc)
Leadership of cross-teams GPS process / meetings in close cooperation with all departments
Building long term business view (visibility by customer & on SKU level) as a base for the Board Members in decisions making process with a very close and strong cooperation mainly with Sales, Marketing, PRGM, Finance teams
Strong cooperation with PRGM in post-mortem analysis of promotions / activations / projects (ROI, FT) & price elasticity (week, promotion, customer & SKU level)
Development of team of 4 direct reports
We are looking for a Demand Planning Manager with the following profile :
Experience & Technical Knowledge :
University degree with a minimum of 3 years work experience in an Analytical position (preferably Demand Planning);
People Management experience;
Fluently in English spoken and written and Romanian is an advantage;
Advanced Excel knowledge (sophisticated Pivot tables, Macros etc.)
Good knowledge of MS Office tools and ERP system is an advantage
Skills & Competencies :
Able to build trustworthy relationships internally and externally
Able to negotiate and communicate with people
Precise and well- organized personality with high analytical mindset
Open to accept new challenges and able to work in a complex environment
Be creative to find the right path and have an out of the box’ mindset
Be able to drive change / improvements.
Are you interested to join us?
Apply directly via . Applications via mail or Indeed are not taken into consideration. For more information about the position or the procedure please contact (Talent Manager EE).
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