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Demand Planner

Ref: 79160

  • 65,000-75,000
  • 13 Apr 2023
  • Dublin (South)
  • Permanent

Demand Planner - FMCG

About the Company

Our client is a leading international food business that has built three significant growth platforms; the UK, Europe, and Ireland, each with its own diverse portfolio of leading food brands. 

About the Position

We're seeking a competent professional to manage the demand planning function for a leading FMCG food business. You'll be responsible for delivering accurate forecasts for 3,500 products across 200 brands in 35 categories, and work closely with cross-functional teams. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing an effective demand planning strategy in collaboration with the Head of Sales & Operations Planning to optimize processes
  • Overseeing the demand planning team and ensuring optimal performance
  • Leading the implementation of cutting-edge demand planning software as part of the overall integrated planning system rollout
  • Creating, reviewing, and managing an 18-month rolling forecast with input from the commercial team
  • Chairing and driving all forecast review meetings both internally and externally
  • Managing and generating various demand planning reports to support the function
  • Presenting demand plans to various stakeholders as required
  • Providing support to the supply chain and cross-functional colleagues when necessary
  • Contribute to the continuous development of supply chain processes and tools to improve efficiency and effectiveness.


  • Demand/Supply or other relevant planning experience required preferably in FMCG or another fast-paced environment
  • Experience using/implementing a recognised supply chain planning tool/tools within an ERP system
  • Experience using statistical forecasting functionalities an advantage
  • Highly proficient in Excel
  • Experience driving reviews cross-functionally within a business
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 3rd level degree in a relevant discipline
  • APICS/IPICS/IBF Certification an advantage

Remuneration Package

Very Competitve Salary 
Full Suite of benefits
To discuss this role further or other supply chain please contact Diarmuid O'Mahony on 01 5927888 or by email or click the apply button

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