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Head of Demand Planning Center of Excellence

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Prague
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 415603/001_1552382128
  • Sector: Planning, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 12/03/2019


A highly ambitious, Pharmaceutical organisation are looking for an experienced professional to build up the Supply Chain function from scratch, as the organisation begin to innovate and develop global strategies for upcoming projects. This organisation spun off 10 years ago, due to their rapid success and high ambitions, to be the best in the market!

The Head of Demand Planning Centre of Excellence will be responsible for the design, implementation and execution of the Planning activities. This position has accountability for moving finished goods from plants (internal and external) to the country distribution centres and from there to the customers.


  • Builds, leads, and managing the new Demand Planning Centre of Excellence team
  • Owning and continuously improving global forecasting process and statistical forecasting tool(s), i.e., SAP APO DP, and any other tools to be implemented, in line with the IT strategy
  • Ensuring high-quality input to the monthly S&OP process by supporting markets and central SC team with the preparation of monthly meetings (country demand review and S&OP meetings)
  • Building demand planning process and system expertise as well as key user community to enable a wide knowledge and best-practice sharing


  • 5 Year's experience in Demand Planning
  • 5 Years in the Pharmaceutical sector (or FMCG)
  • Exceptional knowledge of Operational Excellence; optimising Supply Chain strategies and managing senior stakeholders
  • Part experience managing a team of any size

What this offers you:

  • Opportunity to progress in a fast-moving flat organisation
  • Opportunity to autonomously build you team up from scratch
  • Opportunity to transform the Supply Chain function as part of a Global Greenfield Project

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