ated, reviewed, and validated to enable visibility of product supply requirements.
The Regional Planning Lead will be facilitating the X-functional SC operating model. It will be the commercial interface for all supply chain-related issues and coordinate timely and accurate updates related to product supply.
The Regional Planning lead will support E2E Director to facilitate the X-functional SC E2E operating model, to help provide accurate updates related to supply.
The role will cover all aspects of Regional Demand and Integrated Business Planning including:
Regional Executive IBP
Market and Regional Forecasting and Demand Shaping (Demand Reviews)
Short and medium-term Planning (1-18 months)
LRFP translation into the planning system (18 to 36 months)
Integration of Financial forecasting with IBP
Regional Portfolio Management Review
Scenario Planning & Inventory Optimization
Regional Planning Metrics and Analytics
Implementation of Best Practices and tools
Main Duties & Responsibilities
Collaborate with Regional Commercial, Finance, Deliver and other SC partners to improve overall IBP process, by aligning and preparing/ facilitating PMR, Exec IBP and connection with Financial forecasting.
Facilitate Market Demand Reviews with the cross-functional teams and ensure forecast accuracy through shared commercial/ supply chain accountability.
Lead discussions with the market and regional teams (in DRs and Exec IBP) to ensure promotions, special events, and programs are incorporated into regional forecast submissions.
Ensure Units and NTS are being discussed in all forums
Translate market intelligence, customer forecast, promotional activity, seasonality, and other internal or external factors that impact demand into the forecast projections.
Design and generate a monthly analysis of demand, providing visibility to trends and anomalies to share with key stakeholders to enable better-informed decisions.
Identify opportunities to effectively shape demand to influence service and/or cost (https://i.e. inventory).
Act as a central point of contact for his / her region for Demand, Supply, or Service-related concerns.
Prepare, monitor, and report shared metrics (MAPE, BIAS, NTS $, etc.) to Regional and Global management.
Develop and maintain analytics to support continuous improvement (https://i.e. trends, forecast ability, Forecast Value Add), developing new and ad hoc reports as required.
Segment portfolio and apply appropriate techniques to each segment.
Make recommended adjustments to the forecast based on this information.
Continuously suggest and lead improvements to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of processes.
Create and maintain documentation and standard operating procedures for demand planning processes and systems.