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Location:
Dubai
Salary - AED :
12000 / Month
Experience :
5 Years
Benefits :
As per UAE law
DEMAND PLANNER BUYER   (31420)

Our client is one of the leading diversified German headquartered companies is looking for a young and energetic Demand Planner Buyer to be based in Dubai. 

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analyse and improve current process within planning and procurement department with an aim. 
  • to improving customer experience 
  • Maintain a constant relationship with the sales, marketing, finance, customer support to 
  • understand the demand forecasting drivers 
  • Challenge forecasts from the sales teams and the usual runs (historical data, seasonality, 
  • market trends, special offers, budgets) with relevant data analysis 
  • Improve forecast accuracy (statistical models, software) 
  • Coordinate special customer projects with HQ to ensure material availability as required 
  • Manage stock turnover ratio, hit rates, service levels, inventory risks etc. 
  • Play an active role in maintaining master data as required for effective working of the department 
  • Drive the forecast discussions and S& OP meetings with sales and product marketing 
  • Run queries to analyze and convert purchase proposals to orders and monitor replenishment 
  • orders placed within subsidiaries for delivery dates and on time deliveries 
  • Manage pre clarification lists, delivery improvements, escalations, overdue orders with head 
  • quarters 
  • Analyze modes of shipment with a view to optimize freight costs and maintain service levels 
  • Focus on cost savings thru innovative solutions thus improving efficiency and effectiveness of 
  • the department 
  • Play an active role within the department; provide support during physical inventory count 

Professional Requirements: 

  • Holder of university degree in any discipline  
  • Additional certification preferred (APICS, CIPS, other)  
  • At least 5 years of appropriate experience in a similar role with organizations with complex supply chain operations in the region  
  • Knowledge of MS Office product range as well as an integrated standard software solution, for example BaaN, SAP or similar