LouresPOSITION SCOPECreate, develop and analyse sales forecast data by SKU at customer and ship to level within all areas of the organisation, in order to achieve maximum contribution in terms of demand forecasting.
Deliver detailed analytical and systems support to all levels of the business through the creation of reports and dashboards.
Provide training and specialist support for software applications used in the business. POSITION STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES AND KEY DELIVERABLES Create, develop and maintain all sales forecasts across multiple time horizons and levels of aggregation in collaboration with the Sales DepartmentDevelopment of the annual sales volume budget in collaboration with the Sales DepartmentReview, identify and resolve key forecast inaccuracy issues and demand variationsIn depth analysis of historical sales data for trends, bias, promotions, seasonality, demand peaksProduce KPI’s for FA, bias and periodic and ad-
hoc reports for internal and external contactsManagement of the IBP tool forecast database ensuring it is updated and maintainedLaunch the statistical forecast process and use the outputs to determine and agree demand forecastsUse of various software including SAP, IBP and BI to aid reporting and analysis DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES Business Systems EfficiencyAct as the super-
user for the IBP toolProvide training for business users in the IBP toolRegular communication with system specialists to improve functionality of softwareCollaborative ForecastingRegular interaction with sales managers to agree weekly demand phasing on the short term and monthly phasing of the next 18 monthsCo-
ordinate use of customer informationRegular customer communication regarding demand patterns and variations to forecastComply with all the standards, policies and requirements of Quality, Food Safety and Food Defense.
ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES) High level of planning abilityTechnical expertiseHighly numerateSelf-
motivated and enthusiasticPro-active and flexible mannerPassion for achieving customer and business needsWilling to challenge people in the business at any levelEffective team playerExcellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectivelyLanguages : Portuguese FluentEnglish Advanced ESSENTIAL WORK EXPERIENCES Minimum of 2 years of experience in similar positionsExperience of planning in a busy and demanding commercial environment.
Demonstrated capability for taking initiative and accountabilityProven customer service focusQuality commitment contributionTrack record of working to strict deadlines and with little supervisionKnowledge of SAP desirableESSENTIAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSVery high level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft ExcelDegree in Management, Logistics or Engineering