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Demand Planning Specialist/ Sr Analyst- MENA

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Riyadh, Riyadh Region, Saudi Arabia

Job Description

“Although one or more potential candidates for this position have been identified via internal succession planning, we will consider applications from any interested applicants."

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 for MENA (Middle East, North Africa). Location is flexi


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.

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!


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 sitting in different countries across the region. The team is a mixed of very diverse talented people, 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 appropriately.

  • 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, global transportation, manufacturing sites, regulatory affairs, 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 the right 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 2 solid years 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 is mandatory (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). Power BI is a significant plus.

  • 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.


We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment with great opportunities for personal development. Our benefits are very competitive, and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect.

  • Competitive salary

  • Travel allowance for commuting.

  • Numerous training, coaching and e-learning modules for long term job opportunities and development.

Secondary Job Description

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.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from candidates with a diverse background. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our applicants.

If you require reasonable accommodation(s) in completing an application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please email us at

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Travel Requirements: Organon employees must be able to satisfy all applicable travel and credentialing requirements, including associated vaccination prerequisites

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Requisition ID:R522179