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Forecast Manager

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Date: 12-Mar-2019

Location: Leicester, GB

Company: Britvic

About the Role:

To manage multiple customer groups taking responsibility for the short & Long term forecast and customer Supply Chain related activities / initiatives. Responsible for delivering our strategic agenda with our key customers and for the relationship with customer forecasting contacts.

 

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 objectives with the customer. Aligned to the internal customer management team for the account (CDM / BDM), and responsible for managing the supply chain relationship within ‘One Britvic’. Delivery of NPD and channel number.

 

Forecasts:

-Manage the short term operational forecast window

-Manage Britvic’s forecast process with Customer Management and our Customers

-Influence beyond the 20 week forecast window, ensuring Transitional period and period fix forecast is robust and within timelines

-Manages forecast within agreed S&OP governance process

Availability and Service:

-Support improved availability via customer reporting tools

-Manage daily reporting and monitoring of stocks

-Develop good relationships with forecast contacts in customer

-Collaborate with the Coordinator team to improve processes and align on service

Insight:

Provide accurate and timely forecasting data to support key decision making processes

Cost to Serve:

Work with Logistics CDM to regularly evaluate customer “CTS Profile” data to optimise supply chain costs

 

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 objectives with the customer. Aligned to the internal customer management team for the account (CDM / BDM), and responsible for managing the supply chain relationship within ‘One Britvic’. Delivery of NPD and channel number.

 

Forecasts:

Manage the short term operational forecast window

Manage Britvic’s forecast process with Customer Management and our Customers

Influence beyond the 20 week forecast window, ensuring Transitional period and period fix forecast is robust and within timelines

Manages forecast within agreed S&OP governance process

 

Availability and Service:

Support improved availability via customer reporting tools

Manage daily reporting and monitoring of stocks

Develop good relationships with forecast contacts in customer

Collaborate with the Coordinator team to improve processes and align on service

Insight:

Provide accurate and timely forecasting data to support key decision making processes

Cost to Serve:

Work with Logistics CDM to regularly evaluate customer “CTS Profile” data to optimise supply chain costs

Commercial awareness

Facilitation skills

Cost to Serve – Supply Chain Efficiencies

 

Technical Skills:

-Microsoft Office intermediate

-SAP APO intermediate level

-High level numerical & analytical skills

-BBW basic level

 

Key Behaviours / Values:

-Open and authentic in their interactions with DSP team, matching actions and words, building trust and support with others (Be Open)

-Works collaboratively with key stakeholders and External Customers, building common agendas, aligned objectives and delivery plans (Win Together)

-Demonstrates clear ownership, ambition and pride in the contribution and performance  of their teams (Be Proud)

-Creates a clear, stretching targets for themselves,  and motivate others to contribute their best to its achievement (Be Bold)

 

Qualifications:

-A Level or Relevant Business Experience

 

 

 

We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

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