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Collaboration Manager

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Date: 26-Jul-2022

Location: Field-Based, Field-Based, GB

Company: Britvic

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.




In the UK we employ over 1,800 people and have 3 factories, 3 office locations and a national distribution centre. Over the last few years, we have installed 10 new production lines, 3 new warehouses, a combined heat and power plant (CHP), as well as providing infrastructure for further expansion.


About the Role:
To manage & develop some of our key customer partnerships, taking complete responsibility for the short term 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

•    Oversee the short term operational forecast window
•    Facilitate Britvic’s forecast process with Customer Management and our Customers
•    Influence beyond the 20 week forecast window, ensuring smooth transition between Long Term & Short Term timelines
•    Full Customer/Britvic collaboration to align base and promotional  forecasts 
•    Leads S&OP governance on all forecast related matters 
•    Develop broad and deep relationships with all Customer supply chain contacts
•    Regular evaluation of customer “CTS Profile” data to optimise supply chain costs
•    Builds and sets annual CTS Targets
•    Responsible for line management of forecast managers and/or responsible for significant channel level business aligned to the AD for the area


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
•    FMCG supply chain or commercial experience
•    Ability to influence key stakeholders
•    Full understanding of S&OP process 
•    Good Customer facing experience
•    SAP APO intermediate level
•    BBW basic level

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

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