Demand Planning Specialist - EEMEA
Are you a customer focused demand planner with strong analytical skills, a team player with strong communication and presentation skills to ensure cross departmental collaboration, a problem solver with a proactive and organized way of working? In that case we would like to meet you!
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Demand Planning Specialist EEMEA, based in New Cairo.
You will be assigned a portfolio of countries belonging to the Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) region and you will coordinate, analyze and submit the monthly Demand Forecast for all products we supply to your portfolio. In total, our Demand Planning EEMEA team will be accountable for demand management of 19 countries. You will be reporting to the Demand Planning Manager EEMEA, based in Dubai (UAE).
This function involves cross-functional collaboration, and it is expected from you to lead the forecast discussions for your countries and support Commercial business unit to reach our commercial targets!
Taking care of such diverse region will ensure every day is a different day with new challenges. The opportunities to learn, challenge the status quo and implement new ideas are there, and if you want to come onboard with us on this journey Organon is the right place for you!
WELCOME IN OUR TEAM
We are a diverse and international team part of the Demand Management & Fulfillment EEMEA team, handling the Demand Management & Fulfillment in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa based out of the Amsterdam office.
You will work together with various departments like Demand Fulfillment, local Commercial teams, Customer Service, and Finance which some of them are spread across the region. The team is a mixed of very diverse talent and levels, making the working environment a perfect place for new ideas and cross-functional collaboration.
Own and improve forecast accuracy of your region consistently, and share the best-practices with your team colleagues to improve the accuracy of whole region
Act as key contact for Commercial and/or customers at regional and/or market level
Prepare and lead monthly Market Demand Review meetings (pre S&OP) to update in-market and to-market forecast.
Prepare and lead monthly S&OP meeting, preparing meeting minutes and ensuring actions and follow-ups are made accordingly
Collaborate building and presenting the sales projection, together with Demand Fulfillment representative
Support the monthly Integrated Business Planning process (IBP) to achieve a 36-month consensus plan in the market, working in coordination with Commercial and Finance teams
Collect and analyze business intelligence from market stakeholders in the 36 months’ timeframe
Identify gaps between financial plans and demand plans and act accordingly
Ensure integrity of metrics to drive value to customer
Maintenance of Business Value Segmentation and other forecasting parameters
Collaborate with Business Managers and Customer Service to reduce discards
Manage and proactively resolve escalated supply issues via effective coordination and communication in close cooperation with the relevant teams such as supply planning, transportation, factories, local commercial teams and customers.
Drive the dialogue each month with local Commercial, Finance, Regulatory Affairs, Demand Fulfillment and Supply Planners to meet service level objectives with optimum inventory policy
Support the demand aspect for product launches, new product introduction / deletion governance
Streamline and standardize processes of the demand planning team
Be the backup of other demand planners when needed, including the manager of the team
Bachelor – preferably Supply Chain Management or related discipline. Master of Science or MBA is a plus
APICS CPIM or CSCP and / or Six Sigma certification is an advantage
Minimum 1 solid year of demand planning expertise, preferably in pharmaceutical environment
Solid stakeholder management experience; proven ability to build, develop and maintain productive relationships with different stakeholders
Strong analytical skills
Highly organized profile with customer focus, proactive and problem-solving mindset
Fluent in English (both written and verbal) and strong presentation skills with ability to effectively speak with senior management
Microsoft Office expertise (advanced Excel skills is a must)
Planning ERP systems awareness (SAP S/4HANA experience preferred)
Be able to cope with high-pressure environment and able to sustain it
Team player that is also capable of working independently
Flexibility and ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
Who we are…
Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions.
Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.
At launch, we will be more than 10,000 Founders strong, ready to rise together as we make a difference in a new way. As Founders, employees will create their future and will help shape the direction of Organon and its impact on the world. Our culture reflects our passion for those we champion. At Organon, we all belong. We embrace diversity and give it a voice.
Our commitment to supporting women is reflected in the make-up of our leadership team, which is majority female and our diversity of experience is core to who we are and what we are designed to do.
Who We Are:
Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions. Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.
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