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Demand Planning Manager / Global FTSE100 Organisation / Southampton

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    Demand Planning Manager / Global FTSE100 Organisat

  • Location:

    Southampton

  • Sector:

    FMCG

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Market Rate

  • Contact:

    Henry Simpson

  • Email:

    Henry.simpson@clementmay.com

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Demand Planning Manager / Global FTSE100 Organisation / Southampton

A leading FMCG Organisation is currently looking for aDemand Planning Manager to join their team in Southampton

Operational/Professional/Business

  • Sustain a forecast of the resource requirements from across R&D in a cycle appropriate to the needs of the business.
  • Works with the leaders of the technical resource in order to establish a central capacity picture across the technical resources
  • Provides information that identify consequences and risks related to R&D portfolio decisions
  • Works with senior managers, project managers and PMO in order to improve the quality of the signal
  • Design and implement performance metrics package for all central R&D resources for presentation at portfolio review and R&D Ops LT meetings.

Management

  • Sustain a forecast of the resource requirements from across R&D in a cycle appropriate to the needs of the business.
  • Works with the leaders of the technical resource in order to establish a central capacity picture across the technical resources
  • Provides information that identify consequences and risks related to R&D portfolio decisions
  • Works with senior managers, project managers and PMO in order to improve the quality of the signal
  • Design and implement performance metrics package for all central R&D resources for presentation at portfolio review and R&D Ops LT meetings.

Leadership

  • Champions the R&D Planning process and associated systems across functions, driving best practice and ensuring full compliance.
  • Drive and Support collaboration within and across teams and functions within R&D
  • Achieve a high performing virtual team by motivating people, identifying training & development needs, supporting day-today issues and supporting strengths and visibly supporting team decisions
  • Recruit and develop the right people with the right skills to build professional planning function.

Relationship

  • Initiator and lead representative in interactions with R&D project teams and cross-functional teams in order to prepare R&D Demand forecast
  • Supports the PMO team in management of operational risk and preparation of mitigation plans
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with R&D project teams and resources and provides advice and support to these teams both on an ad-hoc basis and as part of regular engagement activities
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with external supplier to ensure smooth provision of routine analytical testing
  • Builds network across the organisation's planning community in order to build best practice.

Innovation

  • Drive continuous improvement in the performance of the R&D Planning Cycle process via engagement of project & resource leads
  • Ensure planning issues from demand reviews are identified, shared with relevant stakeholders, improvement plans developed with clear ownership and are implemented.