British-American Tobacco Co (HK) Ltd

Demand Forecast Executive

British-American Tobacco Co (HK) Ltd
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Posted on 01 Oct 2020

Demand Forecast Executive

British-American Tobacco Co (HK) Ltd

Job Highlights

  • demand forecast
  • demand planning
  • FMCG

Job Description

Purpose Statement:
Manage on-going monthly demand forecasting process to required quality and accuracy. Provide regular timely demand updates for monthly planning processes and long-term forecasting.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead the monthly demand forecast process for the assigned customers, ensuring alignment with Trade and Customer
  • Deliver robust demand forecasts (at SKU level) by incorporating correct demand signals, sales trends/brand plans, inventory levels and in market dynamics, reporting drivers of variance, cycle by cycle
  • Identify volume gaps and risks in forecast and communicate in a timely manner
  • Drive continuous forecast process improvements, via customer collaboration and support the business in delivering the forecast OTIF, to minimize write offs
  • Enforce compliance to forecasting processes by Trade, Brand and NPI Teams
  • Highlight identified constraints of forecast delivery to all process participants and coordinate risks minimization
  • Present and participate in the monthly demand forecast meeting
  • Increase Forecast Accuracy at Product and at Customer level, improve forecast bias and service levels

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Highly numerate with excellent excel skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • SAP knowledge is desirable
  • Strong understanding of Supply Chain processes, interactions and constraints
  • Open-minded, strong creative thinker with proven communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment
*Kindly note that only shortlisted candidate(s) will be notified*

Additional Information

Career Level
Not Specified
Not Specified
Years of Experience
Not Specified
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

British American Tobacco is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.

Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus