Demand Planner

Demand Planner

Pearson Education South Asia Pte. Ltd.
2-5 years
36000 - 58800 SGD

Job Description

The Demand Planner plays an important role in the generation of timely demand forecasts and presenting them for review, validation, and refinement for the assigned market. The Demand Planner in the key markets, works with assigned cross functional teams such as Finance, Editorial, Marketing, and Sales to incorporate current and relevant market intelligence into the demand plan (in cooperation with the Forecast Analysts). This role leads the Demand Review process to arrive at the Consensus Demand Plan. The Demand Planner reports into the global Supply Chain department and works in strong collaboration with the Forecasting Analysts at the Planning and S&OP Centre.

What you will do:

  • Generation of accurate and timely demand forecasts using attribute-based forecasting methods
  • Enrich baseline forecast through challenge and validation of market intelligence received from Lines of Business
  • Provide input to the Central S&OP Managers & Local Demand Planning Manager for the S&OP process in preparation to Demand Review Meeting as well as Pre-S&OP meeting.
  • Actively collaborate with Supply Planning to ensure optimal inventory levels and minimize backorders

To be successful in this role, you'll ideally have:

  • 2+ years of forecasting and/or demand planning experience in a consumer goods or retail environment
  • Bachelor's degree is desired
  • Familiarity with the print publishing business
  • Proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts
  • Ability to lead multi-functional activities, analyse large volumes of information, and resolve complex issues in rapidly changing environment
  • Strong analytical, organisational, decision making and presentation skills

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