Demand Planner

Date: 31 May 2024

Location: Dublin, IE, Dublin 10 GB

Company: Britvic

We’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. Supported by a 240-year brand history, Britvic Ireland has become one of the leading players in the Irish FMCG market. We pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and to think outside the bottle.

We offer Ireland’s consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands such as Robinsons, Ballygowan, J2O, TK Red and Club Orange. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.


As well as focusing on health and innovation, Britvic Ireland is working in partnership with Origin Green, the world’s only national food and drink sustainability programme.



About the Role:


To manage & develop some of our key customer partnerships, taking complete responsibility for the forecast and customer Supply Chain related activities / initiatives. Responsible for setting and delivering our strategic agenda with these customers and for the relationship with senior customer contacts up to Senior Manager level.



Key Responsibilities:


Manage all supply chain end to end responsibilities, driving improved customer service, availability and forecast objectives. Responsible for the forecast, customer relationship and cost to serve strategies with the customers and channels. Aligned to the internal customer management leadership team for the account/channel (BDM and AD), and responsible for directing the supply chain relationship within ‘One Britvic’. Lead the delivery of NPD in the customer/channel

  1. Oversee the short term operational forecast window
  2. Facilitate Britvic’s forecast process with our Customers
  3. Influence beyond the 20 week forecast window, ensuring smooth transition between Long Term & Short Term timelines
  4. Full Customer/Britvic collaboration to align base and promotional and forecasts 

Availability and Service: 

  1. Develop broad and deep relationships with all Customer supply chain contacts

Cost to Serve:

  1. Regular evaluation of customer “CTS Profile” data to optimise supply chain costs



Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:


  1. FMCG supply chain or commercial experience
  2. Ability to influence key stakeholders
  3. Good Customer facing experience

Business Skills & Behaviours:                                                          

  1. Persuasion and influencing
  2. Strong Presentation skills
  3. Personal effectiveness
  4. Good Commercial awareness
  5. Facilitation skills
  6. Cost to Serve – Supply Chain Efficiencies
  7. Team Player

Technical Skills:

  1. Microsoft Office intermediate
  2. SAP APO intermediate level
  3. High level numerical & analytical skills
  4. SAC intermediate level




  1. A Level or Relevant Business Experience



We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive