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Demand Planning Manager
LOCATION: Guangzhou, 44, CN
JOB CATEGORY: Sales
REQUISITION NUMBER: 183388
A mutually rewarding experience.
Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there’s more to being in business than just making a profit. That’s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet. What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.
Because it’s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can grab everything that’s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a little better off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.
About Mars, Incorporated
Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.
Lead Demand Planning Cycle for the Brand, Channel, and Region to develop rolling 1~3 year demand plan. Clear identify the change vs last cycle, Risk and Opportunity area, and gap vs base plan and stretch plan. Actively work with ONE DEMAND TEAM (Sales & Marketing), manage the forecast building blocks, and develop the validation model to validate the size of price for the business plan to drive business healthy growth. Review the project performance after the project launch to capture learning for future. Data analysis to identify the current business growth risk and opportunity, provide the recommendation for business team to drive business growth. Develop by SKU FCST for business finance decision, supply production. Ensure FCST accuracy and continuously improvement.
Last Period Business Performance Reporting and analysis by Brand, By Region, By Channel.
Work with ONE DEMAND TEAM (Sales & Marketing)
Manage the forecast building blocks
Design the validation model to validate the size of price for the business plan.
Develop and update the FCST Building Block, Clear identify what is change cycle by cycle include size of price and B.B status movement.
Lead the Building Block review meeting with business leaders for related Brand, Channel and Region.
Lead the Demand Review to finalize the demand plan for 1~3 year.
Conduct the Data analysis to identify the current business growth risk and opportunity, provide the recommendation for business team to drive business growth.
Review the project performance after the project launch to capture learning for future.
Develop by SKU FCST for business finance decision, supply production.
Conduct the FCST accuracy and Bias results analysis for continuous improvement.
Work on the FCST Methodology and Process development and continuous improvement.
• Has Leve I~II Certified Data Analyst certification or the same level of capability
• +2 year Sales Demand Planning Capability with broad understanding of field sales and marketplace competition are highly preferred
• Master of influence and negotiation skills
• Effective communication & influence skills
About the company
Mars is an American global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products and a provider of animal care services, with US$33 billion in annual sales in 2015,and is ranked as the 6th largest privately held company in the United States