Job Req ID:  19862
Date:  09-Jun-2021

Barcelona, ES

Functional area:  Strategy / Planning
Contract type:  1 | Permanent job
Business area:  Fragrances




Global Demand Planner

Global Demand Planner


Location: Barcelona.




To lead and develop the Global Sales and Operations Planning process for the most important brands of the group. To ensure that the total forecast for all the products is available on time with enough accuracy to ensure service level, optimized inventory levels and optimal cost. To consolidate and challenge the forecast from all the markets and to detect the risk and opportunities vs the budget, ensuring the consistency between the demand plan and the business figures. To provide inputs to the Strategic Sales and Operations Planning process.


Functions and Responsibilities:


To lead the Global Sales and Operation Planning Process:

To coordinate the global forecasting for launches and promotional items.

To lead the regular goods sales forecast.

To detect main deviations in the sales forecast vs the budget in a monthly basis highlighting the risk and opportunities.

To provide inputs for the Strategic Sales and Operation Planning Process

To lead the Global Sales and Operations Meeting with Global Brands, Global Finance and Global Supply Planning, by providing data regarding: service level, forecast accuracy, sales forecast vs budget and stock management data.

To lead the forecasting process and control the deviations by brand:

To generate the forecast for Rest of the World according to the best base forecast and by adding the marketing intelligence.

To challenge the global forecast by detecting big deviations vs last month or vs budget working closely to understand and/or closing gaps with the Local Demand Planning community

To challenge markets in order to ensure a proper global sizing and phasing of launches and promotional goods by benchmarking with the brand expectations

To ensure communication and feedback with the Local Demand Planning Community



Experience: Experience in a multinational Supply Chain environment is mandatory. Minimum 5 years’ experience as Demand Planner / S&OP in a fragrances or cosmetics industry. Also experience in Supply Planning or other Supply Chain areas might be a plus.

Education: Degree in Engineering, Administration or similar, Master in Supply Chain is a plus 

Languages: Fluent English, French and Spanish are required.

Competencies: Drive for results, high analytical profile, holistic vision, leadership, team management, communication, negotiation, influence, organized and used to deliver on time in full.

Specific Knowledge required: high skills in excel, powerpoint and other Microsoft office softwares is required, experience in planning tools such as SAP IBP, JDA, APO or similar is mandatory, SAP R3 experience is a plus.





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