Snr Demand Planner

  • Contract
  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK
  • 41961993

PE Global is currently recruiting a Snr Demand Planner for a 12-month contract role with a leading animal health client based in Milton Keynes.


  • Managing planning parameters and planning item master data in SAP.
  • Monitor monthly performance of sales and forecasts to identify and communicate trends that indicate gaps.
  • Lead communications to business units and cross functional management on issues related to product sales forecasts.
  • Chair the monthly forecasting meeting as part of the SOP process.
  • Chair and lead the monthly SOP meeting.
  • Integrate external / industry standard best practise into the internal processes to be shared with the wider team.
  • Support the delivery of both Global and UK Region Supply Chain Strategy through management of broader initiatives and projects.
  • Create- maintain and develop effective and collaborative working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work with Sales and Marketing on global demand forecast accuracy KPI target of 80% per month.
  • Working with the Senior Supply planner and Uk commercial finance team on IQV each month working with sales and marketing to limit write off and achieve IQV target each month.
  • Manage NPD within commercial team and Introduction of new forecast.
  • Coordinate with global supply chain to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.
  • Working with Sales and marketing to ensure we have two year rolling forecast always in place in SAP.


  • Experience in Demand planning in a pharmaceutical or FMCG environment.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Senior Demand planning role.
  • Demonstrated highly developed numeracy skills through qualification or experience.
  • Ideally degree educated.
  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel knowledge, e.g. charting, pivot tables, slicers, data manipulation.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • SAP Intermediate Knowledge of how MRP works in SAP and demand forecasting.
  • Three years minimum experience of running a SOP monthly cycle.
  • Understand of how to use Aera reports and dashboards.

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV

Please click the link below to apply, call Alba on +44 203 966 9800 or alternatively send an up to date CV

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***

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