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Assistant Manager – S&OP

Job Name

Assistant Manager – S&OP






Supply Chain & Logistics

Reporting Line:

Senior Manager – Planning & Logistics - India

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Niharika Yadav

About the role

Your Opportunity

The S&OP Manager (or Demand Planner) will drive the country S&OP agenda and manages the forecast process of the country on the long- & short-term horizon in cooperation with Sales, Operations and Finance teams. He/She will ensure inventory health across the network and smooth demand-supply balance. In addition, the primo will ensure development & consistency of relevant tools and reports to support business decisions. 

About You
  • If you have a Fearless mindset, a Founders’ mentality, and can work as a Family, this is the right opportunity for you.
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and doing the right thing for the business while dealing with uncertainty. 
  • Post-Graduate with 2-4 years of experience in S&OP or Demand/Supply Planning, preferably in a similar Industry/FMCG/Consumer Durables etc.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Driving SKU level forecasting by maintaining correct master and transactional data in the SAP system. Analyzing the regular dilutors of forecast accuracy and drive improvement actions. 
  • Delivering key KPIs: Forecast accuracy, Bias, DIOH, Inventory Health and ATP.
  • Evaluating slow moving products and excess inventories, implementing corrective action plan to achieve inventory targets. 
  • Working closely with Commercial team, Operations team and other stakeholders to drive S&OP agenda, ensuring right data in system and building/circulation of relevant reports. Mid- and Long-term forecast submissions.
  • Ensure the development of tools and reports which provide relevant information to the business. 
  • Evaluate data and generate insights by identifying weekly and monthly trends.

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Minimum 2-4 years of work experience handling S&OP, Demand/Supply Planning, Operations, Stakeholder Management, & Program Management preferably in a Alcobev/FMCG/FMCD industry.
  • Very strong analytical and quantitative skills. Ability to challenge the status quo. 
  • Good understanding of SAP ECC, and SAP IBP-DP & BI Module.
  • MBA in Supply Chain or Business operations from Tier-1 institutes
Personal Qualities
  • Comfortable with working in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment, which includes addressing day to day as well as long term problem statements.
  • Effective communicator with good relationship building & interpersonal skills, team player.
  • Problem-solving & organizational capabilities. 
  • Ability to manage multiple cross-functional stakeholders and getting the job done.

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.