Demand Planner - (FMCG) - Botswana

Agent: Yvette Rautenbach

  • The incumbent will be reporting to the Warehouse and Distribution Manager and will be responsible for analysing industry and sales trends. Responsible for upkeep of stock take as well as monthly forecasts


  • Company: FMCG Company
  • Location: Gaborone
  • Date Posted: 31 July 2019
  • Industry: FMCG
  • Nationality: Motswana
  • Salary: Neg. depending on exp.
  • Qualifications: Inventory Management / Supply Chain/ Accounting Certificate
  • Assignment: Permanent

Job Description

  • Create demand forecasts based on industry patterns and trends
  • Conduct monthly forecast maintenance on the dynamic forecast model and continuously suggest improvements for accuracy
  • Prepare a three month rolling demand forecast for finished agency products
  • Sustain stock in SAP and safeguard dynamic forecasting model to minimise sale losses
  • Sustain forecasts and sales demand to ensure accurate stock inventory
  • Create concurrence for operational demand forecasts with sales and marketing personnel
  • Update and track performance of relevant department between delivery destinations
  • Analyse the history of company sales trends
  • Communicate demand forecast to management on a monthly basis
  • Liaise with the relevant department on service delivery to the company to optimize inventory in line with budgeted figures

Minimum Requirements

  • Inventory Management / Supply Chain/ Accounting Certificate
  • 5 years’ experience as an Inventory Controller/ Supply Chain / Stores Manager
  • Experience with FMCG required
  • Computer Literacy and SAP exp. is essential
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

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