Nestle Nigeria Plc Job Recruitment | Demand Planner

Nestle Nigeria Plc

Nestle Nigeria Plc invites applications for the position of Demand Planner in the company. Interested Nigerians are to read the required criteria below.


Job Title: Demand Planner.
Job ID: 180006S4.
Primary Location: Nigeria-Lagos-Ilupeju.
Job Section: Supply Chain.
Organization: Nestle Nigeria Plc.
Schedule: Full-Time.

Role of Demand Planner At Nestle Nigeria Plc

  • Demand Planner is responsible for developing, maintaining and improving the demand plan for a portfolio of products.
  • The position holder ensures a collaborative planning process to align the demand plan with internal partners.
  • He/She will frequently improve the quality and reliability of the demand plan.
  • Creating and maintain the appropriate master data in the planning systems.
  • The position holder is responsible for ensuring commitment from all functions.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining good communication and collaboration within Supply Chain, Sales and Marketing, Manufacturing and Finance, in respect to Business Planning best practices.

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  • The demand planner will use appropriate statistical models and parameters to generate accurate demand forecasts.
  • She/He will Focus on and deliver a stable demand plan, but taking into consideration the recent events, along with the achievement of Demand Plan Accuracy (DPA), a controlled variability of accuracy and no systematic bias.
  • Will consistently follow-up actual sales to customers and sell-out (POS) data to identify exceptional or unplanned activities.
  • The position holder will drive fast, appropriate actions to minimize the impact of deviations from the Demand Plan.
  • Will actively improve Demand Plan Accuracy (DPA accuracy level and variability) using the Forecast Value Added (FVA) concept and drive out systematic forecast bias through detailed analyses of past performance.
  • Has the responsibility of tracking errors and maintaining an efficient Learning Log.
  • Implementation of improvements to Demand and Supply Planning processes and tools to deliver tangible benefits such as time savings, increased efficiencies.

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Qualifications and Requirements

  • Applicant must have Two years of relevant operational experience in one of the following areas:
    -Customer Service.
    -Supply Planning.
    -Finance (Business Planning / Dynamic Forecasting).
  • Must possess Finance or Business related Degree certification with a minimum Second class/ Lower Credit.
  • Applicant should possess 2 to 4 years relevant (demand planning) experience in an FMCG environment.
  • Expert level proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel.
  • Relevant certification is an additional advantage.
  • Meticulous and analytical approach to data.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills.
  • Good Facilitation Skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Should be innovative and proactive.
  • Should be assertive, courageous, and persistent.

Application Procedures

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Important Notice

Nestle Nigeria Plc will never request funds from candidates for any recruitment process.

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