ポジション
Position
Senior Demand Planner / Forecasting Specialist
仕事内容
Job description
[Your Mission]
Demand planners at Danone Japan are logical, cool under pressure and data driven. Using data as their weapon, they work together with the Sales and Marketing teams to derive valuable insights that would drive our products towards new horizons.

As a senior demand planner for Danone Japan, you will be responsible entirely for one of our very own brands. Your primary task will be to forecast the baseline and provide a solid and consolidated business growth outlook for 18 months throughout the demand planning process cycle for the brand that you will oversee.

At Danone Japan, you will also be working closely with the Sales and Marketing team to plan and understand the sales activities and promotion campaigns of the brand you will oversee, and create a forecast for the short, mid and long-term.

Furthermore, you will also oversee developing and enhancing Danone Japan’s current forecasting methodologies and tools and ensure consistency and reliability across such tools.

Lastly, you will also lead the monthly consensus meeting with the Sales and Marketing teams to create an aligned forecast

Check out the URL below to find out more about our brands,
http://www.danone.co.jp/products/

[Key Responsibilities]
■Determine the baseline and forecast demand for one of our brands through the following,
• Clean up the baseline and historical data and run analyses of such data to estimate impact with input from the sales and marketing team.
• Align your analyses with ROI calculations, and help to identify possible risks and opportunities.
• Ensure the consistency of forecasts from period to period, while tracking and explaining the changes.
•Collect and run forecasting models, and determine with the demand planning team the would-be baseline assumptions.

■Enrich statistical forecasts on planned special events based on inputs from the Sales, Marketing and Customer Service teams, as well as our customers through the following,
• Collect Danone Japan’s market and commercial plans and assumptions
• Collect lifecycle information on the brand you will oversee (product introduction, product cannibalization, end of life etc.)
• Conduct research and analysis on the lifecycle information on the brands of competitors.
• Use data and experience from previous organized events to analyze the volume of impact from the planned events, using that data to drive demand forecasting of future events.
• Use customer data (POS data) to enhance demand visibility.
応募資格
Requirement
[Required skills and competencies]
• Up to 3 years’ experience as a demand planner in a B-to-C company.
• Strong data analytical skills with the ability to recognize patterns and trends.
• Able to forecast demand using a demand planning tool.
• Well-experienced in Excel and Power Point.
• Able to speak and write Japanese fluently and idiomatically with at least Business level English.

[Preferred qualifications]
• Strong ESAP (ERP) process knowledge
• Successful experience of cross functional project management
• FMCG or Dairy Background

[Preferred traits]
• Possesses a logical and analytical mind
• Ability to navigate calmly through chaotic conditions.
• Enjoys out-of-the-box thinking and implementation of new ideas.
• Capable of multi-tasking multiple projects.
• Strong ambition to grow oneself professionally and personally.
• Able to work well with people across different functions.
• Has experience with conflict management and resistant to stress.
勤務地
Location
東京本社(中目黒)
Nakameguro Head Office
勤務時間
Working time
8時45分-17時30分(フレックス制度有)
8:45-17:30 (Working hours are flexible)
休日
Holiday / Vacation
土日・祝日(年末年始休暇有)
Weekends・National Holidays (In addition to year-end holidays)
雇用形態
Job Preference
正社員
Permanent Employee
応募方法
Application
応募書類(履歴書、職務経歴書)をrecruit.dj@danone.com宛にお送りください。内容確認の上、人事部よりご連絡申し上げます。
Please send your resume (English and Japanese) to recruit.dj@danone.com.
The HR talent acquisition team will be in contact with you shortly once we confirm your application.