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Demand and Supply Planner Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position: Demand and Supply Planner


Our Client is the world's leading Multinational Company dealing in the manufacturing of Nutrition based consumer products.

Main Purpose of the position:

The job holder will be responsible in providing an integrated set of demand and supply planning processes which will satisfy the customer service requirements derived from final demand plans, while optimizing the total logistics cost and resources of the company for import/export and domestic in the assigned product categories.

In addition they will assist Business unit on all Supply Chain related areas

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure high quality demand and supply projection and reliability for short, medium and long term;
  • Ensure effectiveness of Monthly Business Planning and review Consensus Demand Plan for continuous monitoring and improvement;
  • Manage exceptional situations, such as exceptional stock allocation, production priorities, production changes, promotion changes, aging stock, etc;
  • Review Demand & Supply Planning KPIs and take corrective actions for improvement;
  • Ensure timely reporting for Zone Supply Chain Management and key meetings;
  • Co-ordinate with Zone Supply Chain Management in order to analyse the supply outlook and provide information or suggestions for Zone AOA (Asian Oceanic Africa) operational decisions;
  • Ensure finished goods stock at correct dispatch location and evaluate and review stock cover policy;
  • Review Inter Market Supply (IMS) Partnership Agreement and Product Briefs to exchange information and issues between producers and receivers;
  • Ensure on-time launch of new product projects especially for import and export products;
  • Ensure strict implementation of Best Practices related to Demand and Supply Planning / Inter Market Supply Planning (IMSP);
  • Ensure effectiveness of monthly MOR (Monthly Operation Review) and highlight exceptions to take strategic decision
The ideal candidate should possess the following minimum skills and competencies;
  • An MBA or BE Engineering from a reputable university;
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of working experience in Demand and Supply forecasting/planning role coupled with experience in Marketing and Sales or Production Planning;
  • Strong analytical and persuasive skills with good communication and presentation skills;
  • Strategic and forward thinking with good problem-solving skills;
  • Working experience and knowledge on MS PowerPoint and MS Excel especially Pivot table;
  • Experience in SAP or other Advance Planning Systems;
  • Ability to impact and convince others at all levels within the organization
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location. 

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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