Role details

Demand Manager

Manchester   •   £50,000 - £60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Global Business looking to strengthen their Demand Capability
  • Proven track record in Autonomous Position

About Our Client

Our client is a leading Pharmaceutical business based in Manchester

Job Description

As a Demand Manager based in Manchester your key responsibilities will be:

  • Coordinates development of product forecasts by region over short/medium/long term planning horizon (ie. 24+ months rolling forecast)
  • Enriches forecasts using data mined in conjunction with Sales Ops., Distributors, and CRM tools relative to the project pipeline
  • Analyses Key Customer ordering patterns, product sales trends, and the impact of Product/Marketing plans on the regions to improve predictability of forecasts
  • Develops the monthly KPI package and drives improvements related to demand management - including, but not limited to: Forecast accuracy per region, exception management, execution reliability, Phase-in-Phase-out, revenue, volume, margin, etc.
  • Follows up with required stakeholders to resolve forecast issues and improve their accuracy
  • Partner with Finance to perform the monthly Reconciliation Review factoring Avg. Selling price, mix, and margin to ensure monthly Financial realization
  • Identifies risks and opportunities and develops scenario plans to optimize business results
  • Clearly documents assumptions underpinning the forecast, as well as key changes, market shifts, confidence intervals, etc.
  • Work with Product Management and Supply Chain stakeholders to develop detailed plans for the introduction of new products and phase-out of discontinued products

The Successful Applicant

A successful applicant for the role of Demand Manager will have the following skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to build credible relationships with multiple functions, esp. Sales & Marketing
  • Demonstrated skills interacting at various levels of an organization
  • Experience in Demand Planning and/or Sales & Operations Planning required
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience implementing new business processes and driving organizational change
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills including statistical analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of operations/manufacturing systems, including S&OP/MRP concepts
  • Advanced knowledge of S&OP systems and processes
  • Must have strong multinational exposure, especially in Europe and Asia
  • Proficiency PC/Window - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Project 2000
  • Oracle ERP a plus
  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent in Business Administration, Management, Sales, Marketing, or related field

What's on Offer

Demand Manager 50-56,000 + Bonus, PHC, Pension

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