Career Opportunity at Cadbury Nigeria Plc, August 2016

Cadbury Nigeria Plc is a subsidiary of Mondelēz International, Inc,
an American multinational confectionery, food and beverage conglomerate,
employing around 107,000 people around the world. It comprises the
global snack and food brands of the former Kraft Foods Inc.

Job Title:  Demand Planning Manager

Primary Accountability / Responsibilities

  1. Facilitate the collaborative demand planning process
  2. Lead and facilitate the relevant forums of the monthly demand cycle for the Cocoa Beverages, Gum & Candy category
  3. Develop
    strong communication and partnering links with Regional Demand
    Planning / IBP Team, Sales, Category Activation and Supply Planning to
    ensure that supply planning issues are captured, and where applicable
    are escalated within business-wide category planning forum
  4. Ensure
    that risks to business are escalated within business-wide category
    planning forums with Root Cause Analysis and recommendations for
    mitigation.
  5. Ensure the accurate input by the portfolio
    team and the timely delivery as required by stakeholders, the demand
    team and the regional demand and IBP teams.
  6. Interface with relevant category supply planners to provide input to the weekly demand control process
  7. Coach
    and develop direct reports to ensure capabilities are constantly
    achieved and sought for development within a current role and for
    future roles within the business.
  8. Ensure the maintenance
    of all relevant system data to required standards. This includes date
    validity, Master Data and other data elements impacting on the planning
    process
  9. Monitor and communicate any imbalance or
    potential KPI miss with options to mitigate on a weekly and monthly
    basis. Key KPIs to monitors are Case Fill Rate (CFR), Month End Peak
    (MEP), Invoice Accuracy (IA), etc
  10. Follow through with issues and actions arising within the monthly business management cycle are managed to completion
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Desired Skills and Experience

  • A good first degree     
  • 7-10 years of work experience    
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in demand planning    
  • Experience of working with and managing multiple stakeholders    
  • Experience in leading key project development and execution  
  • Understanding and knowledge of SAP ERP and planning systems (SCORe/APO)    
  • Extensive knowledge of Manufacturing capabilities and processes, production scheduling constraints    
  • Knowledge /understanding of linkages and functional interdependencies within the organization

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

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