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Business: HEINEKEN UK Where: Edinburgh, GB Working in: Supply Chain Doing: Customer, Logistics and Distribution Contract: Fixed Term Closing Date: 04 August 2022

Demand Planner – HEINEKEN Edinburgh
Edinburgh with a mix of working from home (you can choose our preferred weighting site/home)
Salary: £33k – £38k base , depending on Experience + we offer an award-winning double matched pension (up to 10% from HEINEKEN), an annual performance bonus, private health insurance, a case of HEINEKEN products every month (can be accrued) and generous learning and development opportunities

12 month Fixed term Contract

HEINEKEN has been around for over 150 years, and we intend to be around for another 150 years by making a difference in society. We realise that the way we make and serve our products can have a significant impact on our customers, communities and the environment. And so working sustainably and responsibly is fundamental to how we do business. Its how we can protect the future of our business and our planet. Why not find out more

What’s this role all about?
This is a customer facing role that will require you to collaborate with commercial colleagues and directly with the customer, both remotely and through face to face meetings, in order to develop a consensus on all areas of the forecast including base, promotions & NPD. You’ll work with our Off Trade Customers and Sales teams, supporting all elements of Heinekens supply chain to improve account forecast accuracy, maximise availability, reduce over stocks and reduce cost.

Committed to continuous improvement and focussed on your own development too, you’ll be keen to share best practice with the rest of the demand team and build influence with your customer contacts to drive close collaboration and shared accountability for forecast accuracy.

The Good bits:

  • The opportunity to work across various different business functions
  • The freedom to work autonomously, developing processes which best suit you, your customer, and your sales colleagues
  • The opportunity to attend brand events
  • The ability to contribute to the success of the customer business plan by highlighting gaps and identifying opportunities
  • How will it challenge you?

  • Negotiating with professional negotiators!
  • Working to deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • The requirement to assess numerous data sources, selecting those which deliver the best insights
  • Transferable Skill sets required:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Multi-tasking always reacting to new developments
  • Time management & Attention to detail
  • Ideally a working knowledge / understanding of the Off Trade
  • Skill set that will be developed:

  • Commercial Acumen
  • Negotiation
  • The Application
    Embracing and celebrating diversity is core to HEINEKENs purpose of brewing the joy of true togetherness to inspire a better world. We believe that people as diverse as our brews including and not limited to gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religious belief, nationality, social background, disability and thinking style enrich our lives and strengthen our business. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates from all backgrounds and industries as we champion a culture of belonging that provides fair and equal opportunities for all.

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