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Key Responsibilities

  1. Demand planning:
  • Captures historical info and establishes sales forecasts at European level for a group of assigned products.
  • Carries out thorough detailed analysis of market dynamics, category shares and sales forecasts.
  • Works closely with the Marketing Manager and constantly advises on product opportunities, potentiality and distribution
  • Constantly develops and updates forecasting models at the light of new market trends and dynamics.
  • Carefully calculates the impact on sales should a key account list or delist a product or product range.  
  • Continuously collects and consolidates forecast information issued from different departments.
  • Follow up of sales contracts with the sales offices.


  1. Product planning:
  • Translate the demand plan to purchase orders towards our Vendors.
  • Follow up closely that requested delivery dates are respected.
  • Create and follow up special volume orders.
  • Create and maintain good relationship with Vendors through close follow up and make them aware that you have control.


  1. Reporting:
  • Produces very professional material for the consensus meetings.
  • Evaluation report (delivery performance report) of the Vendors.


  1. Product administration in SAP:
  • Follows up on the SKU status. Continuously updates product status in SAP based on products life-cycles.
  • Creates pre-selling and phase in/out seasons in SAP.
  • Ensures that market by market introductions are processed very accurately in SAP and that a delivery date is assigned to each country.


  1. Support of European Sales Offices:
  • Responsible for specials and volume requests belonging to the assigned categories. Checks lead times together with Supply Chain.
  • Confirms lead time to sales office.
  • Processes accurate orders in SAP.
  • Reports contracts and open order status.
  • Downloads lists from SAP and generates accurate and timely open sales orders reports. 

Profiel kandidaat

  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Possess outstanding analytical skills.
  • Continuously pay strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Have excellent organisational skills.
  • Be pro-active and show problem-solving skills.
  • Show the ability to perform well under pressure in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to a multicultural environment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to a changing environment.
  • Possess excellent knowledge of English.
  • Have advanced Excel capabilities 

Geboden wordt

Next to this challenging role in an excellent team, we also offer a very attractive compensation package, including an excellent pension scheme, a competitive group insurance, lunch vouchers and extra holidays.

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