Demand Planner at Seven-Up Bottling Company

Job Title: Demand Planner | Location: Lagos | Seven-Up Bottling Company

Seven-Up Bottling Company Limited is one of the largest manufacturing companies in Nigeria, producing and distributing some of the nation’s most- loved beverages in the country like; Pepsi, 7Up, Mirinda, Teem, Mountain Dew, H2oH!, Lipton Ice Tea and Aquafina premium drinking water. SBC has recently entered into Home & Personal Care category with the 2SURE brand and launched its first product, a Hand & Surface Sanitizer. Seven Up boasts of nine bottling plants with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities strategically located across various regions in the country.

Details

  • We are looking to hire a Demand Planner to ensure our company’s operations are timely, efficient, and cost-effective. The Demand Plannerwill assist in all demand planning duties including estimating future product demand, analyzing inventory flow, and developing forecast models.
  • To succeed in this role, you should be professional, highly-analytical, and possess excellent communication skills. The successful candidate should also have an in-depth knowledge of advanced mathematical and forecasting policies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop effective forecast models based on industry trends and demand patterns.
  • Support management with risk assessments and mitigation activities.
  • Propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy.
  • Successfully communicate forecast and inventory estimations to management.
  • Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts, budgets, and business strategies.
  • Conduct monthly forecast maintenance.
  • Address demand-related issues in a timely and effective manner

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain or other relevant fields.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a demand planning/forecasting role.
  • Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.
  • Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge.
  • Capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Application Closing Date
2nd April, 2021

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] with “Demand Planner” as the subject of the email.