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Demand Analyst

Category Analysts
Publish Date Thursday 27-12-2018
Country Egypt
Gender female
Years Of Experience 1 - 2 Years
Salary Negotiable

A multinational company located in new Cairo is hiring a Demand Analyst (Female)

Job Description :
  • Demand Analyst is responsible for the collection, analysis and reporting of (sales) data to support management decision making and to help drive sales.
  • Understand the impact of business dynamics (NPD, EOL, promotions, events, seasonality, leads, tenders, contracts) in the demand plan
  • Highlight risks & opportunities in sales volume
  • Coordinate with local marketing team on innovation and promotion plan
  • Process local Secondary forecast into Primary (baseline) forecast and 18months rolling Demand Plan. Ensure assumptions with the demand  plans are translated into the Country & Consumer Dairy Africa demand plan as input for the factory plan (incl tactical horizon)
  • Prepare and conduct country/regional demand review meeting and prepare demand part of the Consumer Dairy Africa S&OP cycle.
  • Communicate, report and follow-up of the decisions/constraints from the S&OP cycle.
  • First point of contact for the commercial organization (Country Manager, MT/GT manager, Marketing manager) for the operational and/or tactical planning horizon . 
  • Follow up with the Opco commercial team on aging stock and obsoletes conform customer agreements
  • Coordinate and follow-up on customer quality complaints with QA dept. and factories
  • Monitor, analyze, understand and challenge the quality of the Country and OpCo demand plans (assumptions, deltas, trends, issues, gaps, risks, opportunities)
  • Drive continuous improvement of the forecast accuracy and bias
  • Coordinate changes in demand in the operational and tactical horizon within the network
  • Facilitate the scenario management process (in relation to Demand)
  • Coordinate any activities related to the constraining and allocation
  • Provide KPI dashboards, insights and decision documents at request or at own initiative regarding quantitative and qualitative developments by means of periodical (S&OP, budget, RF) and ad hoc reports and/or analyses, based on reporting guidelines.
  • Observe and evaluate bottlenecks and identify opportunities and improvement actions in Sales analyses, demand planning and demand consolidation related (work) processes, planning systematics, procedures and/or systems, and ensure implementation of improvements after approval in OpCo.
  • Key user for relevant tools (as applicable), Develop and refine the forecasting process, models and tools leading to improved accuracy
  • Leads and/or participates in assigned (sales, supply chain, cross functional) projects, within the project management guidelines (e.g. NPI, NPD, Change controls, improvement) in- and outside the Opco
Qualifications :
  • years of experience : 1-3 years 
  • Work under time pressure
  • Willingness to travel to the production locations and / or countries 
  • Superb Planning, Analytical & Mathematical
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Influencing
  • Decision making
  • Accurate
  • Result driven
  • Organisation sensitive
  • Cultural awareness
  • Knowledge of principles such as forecasting, S&OP, statistics
  • Knowledge of sales & marketing in an FMCG/Food environment
  • Knowledge of ERP-systems (preferred SAP R/3, APO DP/SNP, BW)
  • Knowledge of MS Office (advanced)
Benefits :
  • Transportations
  • Medical insurance 
  • Mobile alloawnce