Planning Manager

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Job Description

Position summary:
  • Manage forecast process to deliver accurate demand, forecasts and provide meaningful market intelligence to achieve sustainable growth and to exceed business expectations.
  • Duties include budgeting, inventory and service management, risk analysis, and taking active role as process owner on the Sales and Operation Planning process (S&OP).
  • At this level, the position has a greater degree of impact on the business results.
Key Area of Responsibility:
  • Be the Material Master Data Owner (MMDO)
  • Coordinate with CD, Franchise on forecasting process and to issue a monthly demand statement
  • Manage forecast process and Demand Plan KPIs (MAPE, BIAS)
  • Monitor actual sales performance to plan and communicate as appropriate & manage abnormal demand
  • Own and facilitate effectively the Sales and Operating Planning (S&OP) processes.
  • Manage demand plan database to ensure the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Monitors and reviews historical sales and promotion impact, as well as pipe-lining assumptions, to continuously improve forecast accuracy, and to provide contingency plans for management teams
  • Network management for new product launches, formulation and package changes, promotion activities through timely scheduling and frequent communication with related departments
  • Aligns all colleagues and departments concerned when addressing issues and solving problems
  • Manage supply planning and inventory control to ensure stock availability and adequate stock as target
  • Manage customer service, inventory KPIs (OTIF, DOS, Inventory value)
  • Key contact point for commercial, finance, distributor and APSC or matter related to supply plan, new product launch, inventory (SLOB, return, shelf life…)

Job Requirement:
  • University graduate in Economics/ Business or equivalent
  • At least 3 year experience in both Demand and Supply Planning management position in an international company preferable in Pharmaceutical Industry with good background on inventory management and end to end supply chain
  • Good knowledge on SAP system
  • Fluent in English speaking and writing. Good office computer skills and data management.
  • Demonstrated strong ability to manage and analyzes and interpret complex problems/data gathered from a variety of sources and, through effective decision-making and planning, delivers superior business solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence result through others
  • Understanding of organizational structure, operating culture, effective work styles, and achieving results in a changing environment
  • Understanding of the customer base, market dynamics and the industry competitiveness
  • Understanding of financial principles, the budgeting process, resource planning and allocation, and the fundamental drivers of sales and profit.

Primary Location
Vietnam-Ho Chi Minh City-Ho Chi Minh City-
Janssen-Cilag Ltd (7335)
Job Function
Inventory Planning/Control
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