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Offers “Adecco UK Limited”

Expires soon Adecco UK Limited

Account Planner

  • Entry-level job
  • Melton Mowbray ( Leicestershire )
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
· Salary
· Category
Procurement & Supply Chain - Procurement & Supply Chain
· Job type
· Industry
Procurement and Supply Chain
· External Reference

Account Planner

An 11-month assignment opportunity for an Account Planner has arisen for my client, a large global FMCG organisation based in Waltham on the Wolds, Leicestershire.

Pay £91.15 a day.

Job Purpose

Working closely with a selection of Discount/Pureplay/Convenience/Foodservice CDMs, input a volume and value demand forecast for specific customers within the UK Market in order to drive production planning, scheduling and material requirements planning processes within the supply chain to support the S&OP+ and to provide the basis for the NSV forecast. Be agile and flexible to provide a relevant Customer support role to include invoice management, contract support for any outsourced business, and customer administration tasks for the CDMs.

Key Responsibilities

The jobholder will provide agile customer support including, but not limited to, invoice management, contract support and customer administration.

The jobholder will be required to:-

· Amend the assumptions and future forecast according to regular analysis if sales and assumptions.

· Align on assumptions and sign-off the forecast with the account manager prior to periodic S&OP+ submission.

· Instigate any learning's around WOW, ordering patterns, and the collation of event history with the account teams.

· Provide forecast information to Customer Service ensuring that launches are managed effectively

· Provide information to internal teams on likely supply issues / significant problems which will impact on the forecast, as well as managing any changes to the plan, based on new information from the account

· Forecast the short and medium term planning horizon for both volume and spend, (0-24 months)

· The KPIs underpinning this role are forecast accuracy and bias.

Context and Scope

This is an entry level Demand Planning role. The job holder will have responsibility to plan specific accounts that do not require extensive complexity or Customer Facing time, allowing time to build functional knowledge to progress to a Demand Planning role.

This is not an account facing role but the jobholder is required to have customer contact to complete accurate forecasts. They will require a broad understanding of market dynamics and supply capability. Working closely with CDMs, Customer Marketing and Customer Services, the jobholder is responsible for constructing and managing a robust and assumptions based volume/value business forecast. This forecast input is fundamental to driving the S&OP+ process.

The jobholder uses input from CDMs, ordering patterns, sales data (where available), knowledge, experience, and customer inputs to create an account forecast at item level. Activity performance should be reviewed on an ongoing basis and any risks to the forecast highlighted.

The jobholder will provide agile customer support including, but not limited to, invoice management, contract support and customer administration.

Job Specifications/Qualifications.

holder is required to have customer contact to c

· Be highly numerate with strong analytical skills - able to create and evaluate data in spreadsheet format.

· Strong judgement with an ability to take a top down, as well as a bottom up, view to identify risks and opportunities for brand shape and volume/value performance.

· Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Clear thinker, good communicator and needs to have a structured and pro-active style of working - able to prioritise and multitask

· Excellent at learning, using and optimising planning systems

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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