Demand Planner Job in Kenya

Position: Demand Planner – Distribution,

Location: Nairobi,

Industry: Distribution, 

Gross Salary: Competitive,

Our client is an established Distribution company. They seek to hire a Demand Planner who will ensure quality and timely sourcing and pricing of commodities in the most cost effective manner while adhering to laid down policies and procedures for the company.

Key Responsibilities

Analytical approach to sales and sourcing 

Understanding economic factors affecting demand and supply of commodities.

Analyzing import data to understand market trends – origins, pricing, local logistics, lead times.

Gather market information from sales team. 

Identifying trends in the market – global and local by analyzing raw material costs and how it impacts overall sourcing.

Assist the business in solving qualitative and quantitative sourcing issues.

Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products

Be in direct contact with HQ on souring related issues, GIT updates and developing strategies to improve lead times from origin.

Developing forecast plans for all products based on historic data as well as global trends.


Developing pricing strategies that minimize losses and maximize profits taking into account interest, fx and other factors

Developing cost structures/templates to best understand how the business can achieve our results 

Developing of budgets forecasts

Analyzing product cost and recommending changes

Support in the import and export process

Planning, documentation and processing of cost for imports.

Planning, documentation and processing of cost for exports. 

Sales support for exports & back to back orders

 Support in ERP implementation – not a requirement but a PLUS

Experience with Microsoft 365 dynamics

Assisting in validation of business requirements for Supply chain management and Finance

Supporting in Supply chain process optimization 

Conducting User Acceptance Testing for supply chain, inventory management, warehouse management and finance related topics

Providing requirements for Business intelligence reports to optimize supply chain + procurement processes

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Demand Planner – Distribution) to before 31st May 2023