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Demand Planner Nordics

Job Name

Demand Planner Nordics (Sweden)


Norway, Sweden


Oslo, Stockholm


Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics

Reporting Line:

Supply Chain Manager Nordics

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Janine Meinema

About the role

Key to this role is the execution of Regional / Global strategies, policies and procedures:

Responsible for collecting the Demand Plan and executing inventory plans from the market that will enable the business to meet sales and service objectives. Interacts and communicates with other members of the supply chain, Customer marketing, sales and finance is paramount to achieve these sales and service objectives. He/She demonstrates a higher level of technical expertise, a higher level of understanding the elements of the supply chain process and the information flow through the demand and supply planning process.


Managing key internal and external stakeholders is a primary driver and challenge of the role along with giving accurate and timely plans to the team. Challenging internal stakeholders will be an important part of the job to achieve service and sales objectives.

• Improve sales forecast accuracy at market level
• Focus on reducing days inventory and logistics costs by analyzing safetyu stocks
• Monitor vendor performance on monthly basis and manage imporovements where necessary.
• Develop best in class integration within departments, ie IBP
• Ensure and maintain a robust alert system
• Demonstrate an interest in personal learning and development; seek feedback from multiple sources on how to improve and develop; modify behavior based on feedback or self-analysis of past errors.

Skills and Experience

You will have 4 years’ experience in Supply Chain demand/supply planning, preferably across the Nordic countries. You will have knowledge of SAP functions with focus on demand planning technology in SAP APO.

This experience should have been gained in an FMCG environment but you may well have additional experience in high tech or pharma industries as well.

Demonstrated use of analytical and statistical models to analyze demand and prepare forecasts in APO.

Detail oriented
Challenging and strict to deadlines

Demonstrated experience in managing copacking activities, preferable in FMCG industry

Detail oriented
Challenging and strict to deadlines

Demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional, team oriented environment

Ability to work cross-functionally.
Collaborative skills in resolving long and short positions in inventory.
Abilty to challenge internal stakeholders, mainly Sales and Customer Marketing , to provide accurate required data on time.

Demonstrated management of suppliers

Ability to challenge suppliers.
Ability to optimize subcontracting process in moist efficient way without hurting the relationship.

Functional Excellence:

- Customer focus : positively and appropriately responding to colleagues and senior management needs
- Self-Development: Take steps to develop and maintain the knowledge, skills, and expertise necessary to achieve positive results.
- Integrity: Demonstrate trustworthiness and professionalism with clients, peers, and team members.
- Business Acumen: Analyses issues from a business and cross-functional perspective. Understands the importance of an accurate forecast to the Business.
- Timely decision making: Maintains processes, procedures and systems correctly. Ensures data accuracy and supports deadlines. Makes decisions within the boundary of the role.
- Interpersonal savvy: Builds and maintains professional and effective working relationships with colleagues. Relates well to staff at a variety of levels.
- Priority Setting: Spends his/her time and the time of others on what's important. Quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside. Eliminate roadblocks.
- Problem solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions. Probes all fruitful sources for answers. Can see hidden problems. Is excellent at honest analysis. Looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answer.
- Drive for Results: Understands strategic importance of meeting KPIs, demonstrating commitment and drive to see things through.
- Communication: Structures and presents technical data in a clear and logical format. Can negotiate and seek compromise collaboratively.
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly, anticipate future consequences and trends accurately. Has broad knowledge and perspective, future oriented.

Bacardi Leadership Ecxcellence (BLX)
Living our Values and demonstrating high Learning Agility will be fundamental not only for success in this role, but also for potential growth to other roles across Bacardi in the future.

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.