Demand Planner

The Role & Opportunity:
You will be working as a Demand Planner within the Integrated Demand Planning team of our telecommunications client and will be involved in harnessing their knowledge and resources across the business to produce a Demand Forecast that will be used in the Sales & Operations Planning process.
The Demand Planner will plan, analyse and interpret data and assumptions to consolidate into meaningful and accurate material demand plans.
Key responsibilities:
  • Drive the weekly & monthly Demand Planning cycle.
  • Conduct routine forecast variation analysis; put forth recommendations to amend forecasts in alignment with demand drivers.
  • Ensure monthly dollarized forecasts are presented to the management team.
  • Co-ordinate with the Demand Planning team to ensure all Demand Decks are updated on time. Consolidate the Demand Planning Decks using PowerPoint in preparation for the Demand Review.
  • Maintain and update demand plans.
  • Review historical trends, investigate demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results within planning portfolio.
  • Conduct routine analysis into Demand Planning attributes to support the item master.
Skills and experience required:
  • At least 3 years’ experience in demand planning.
  • Relevant Tertiary education or APICS certification.
  • ERP/Demand planning tool experience (Oracle Preferred).
  • Understanding of integrated business planning and MRP principles.
  • Ability to analyse the data & use the data to communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage ambiguity, lead others through change and a self-driven can do attitude.
  • Ability to analyse a situation, make knowledgeable decisions & influence others by getting their buy in.
  • Ability to lead cross functional senior stakeholders to deliver outcomes from demand process.
  • Mature presentation skills with ability to communicate and engage at multiple levels.
  • Strong PC skills (Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Excellent organizational, communication, collaborative and interpersonal skills.
What's in it for you?
  • 6 months contract role with a view to extend.
  • Melbourne CBD based role.
  • Immediate start with excellent day rates.
Interested? If you have the skills and motivation we are looking for, please Apply Now. For more information, please contact Abhi Bhatia on 03 8319 7810 or via email abhi.bhatia @
Melbourne (Melbourne)
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