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Bel Vietnam

"Phô mai Con Bò Cười"

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Bel Vietnam

Demand Planner

  • Bel Vietnam , Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam
  • 600 Competitive
  • Posted: 01 Feb 2018

Job Description


With double digit growth in ASEAN and AUSTRALIA, Bel implements Executive Sales and Operations Planning process (S&OP) for the region.

The Demand Planner contributes to Sales and Operations Planning process (S&OP) with following responsibilities:

  • Animate demand process for the BU and establish related demand plan on short-term horizon (minimum year to go)
  • Coordinate local forecasting process, at DFU level and co-build short-term demand plan with Sales & Marketing team
  • Input mid-term decisions given by Demand Planning Manager after demand review in APS tool


1/ Principal Responsibilities:

  • Forecast Management: (70-80%)
  • Co- Build forecast on short-term
  • Prepare monthly Forecast Meetings with Sales & Marketing & challenge hypothesis on demand
  • Contributes to the Budget process of the BU regarding Demand
  • Customer relationship/negotiation: On forecast. (mainly for promotions)
  • Project development at zone level to improve forecast accuracy & processes (20-30%)

2/ Principal Activities:

  • Co-Build forecast by demand unit & Demand group trough group tool after collecting exhaustive information from Sales/ Marketing/ Market. Demand plan is done On short term at technical code level to feed Master production plan & Distribution Replenishment planning of finished goods;
  • Prepare and animate local forecast meetings with Sales & Marketing to validate forecast (utilization of JDA & BW S&OP report)
  • Follow up and share KPIs of the perimeter: Forecast Accuracy (MAD) + Customer Service Level and propose solution to reach Excellence
  • Contribute to develop collaborative forecast with distributors and internal customers via coaching, training, tooling, sharing…
  • Optimize and challenge forecasting tool: explain past sales via Data Driven Event (DDE), statistic models, reports, etc.
  • Supports Supply Planning by consolidating short-term activity plans (from sales/marketing) and communicate changes if any, supports stock management phase in, phase out.
  • Closely connects with Commercial through weekly demand control meeting to quickly reflect changes in market.
  • Design advanced & standardized templates to facilitate demand planning process and form structured meetings for BUS.

Job Requirements

1/ Skills & Knowledge:

  • Master Degree in Supply Chain Management or Business school
  • Minimum of 2 years’ field experience in demand planning/ S&OP Process, preferably in a FMCG environment
  • Knowledge about local market: distributors, products, channels, market insights
  • Pack office: proficient in Excel, Word
  • Experience with ERP / APS: SAP, JDA, BW
  • Proven skills in both writing and oral communication Vietnamese and English (ASEAN, Australia)

2/ Soft skills:

  • Organized, dynamic, pro-active, self-driven, capacity of projection & anticipation
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to develop actionable plans
  • Experience in working with cross-functional teams and fostering teamwork
  • Capacity to argue and take position
  • Capability to negotiate with “internal” customers (sales, marketing) and “internal” suppliers (master & replenishment planner)

Additional Information

2018-02-01 USD

About Bel Vietnam

"Phô mai Con Bò Cười"

Be You. Be Ambitious. Be Bel.

Demand Planner

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