Head of Demand Planning to Henkel!



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Head of Demand Planning to Henkel!

We’re now looking for a Head of Demand Planning to our customer Henkel! This is a recruitment for an indefinite period with a six-month trial period.

This is a great opportunity if you’re looking for responsibility from day one in a dynamic and fast-paced environment where you will get to lead and develop a diverse and multi-faceted team. To fit in this role you need to be a strategic problem solver with excellent relationship building skills and the ability to make quick decisions.

In this role your main responsibilities will be driving the Demand Planning and best practice for S&OP. You will cover two different business units in a branded environment. This is a challenging but exciting role suitable for someone with drive and determination combined with a focus on delivering excellent day to day service.

Job Description:

  • Enable the development of superior demand plans in dynamic markets with most accurate sales forecasts and a high end-to-end visibility while ensuring ideal stock levels

  • Support and run optimal Co-Packing setup in alignment with Sales and Global Supply Chain requirements

  • Lead, coach and develop a diverse and multi-faceted team of 8 employees in the Demand Planning and Co-Packing team.

  • Lead the monthly S&OP Process and the respective meetings with special focus on demand alignment

  • Support launches, relaunches and promotions by providing business with visibility on existing stock and secure a proper implementation of projects with respect of timings and limitation of costs

  • Lead a regular complexity reduction process and the alignment with all stakeholders

  • Develop performance KPIs for Demand Planning including budget for scrapping and regularly track and review them.

  • Act as a deputy/backup of the Head of Supply Chain

Experience and skills:

  • Leadership experience ideally within Demand Planning or FMCG

  • Change & People Management experience

  • Commercial & Business Awareness

  • Preferably broader experience of Supply Chain including Warehouse, Logistics and Customer Service  

  • Fluency in English is a requirement. Swedish is not required but is an advantage

  • You have strong Excel skills. SAP skills is seen as a merit

  • Master’s Degree (or comparable) in a related field is an advantage

Personal characteristics:

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills

  • Excellent decision-making skills

  • Results and customer focused

  • Very good analytical skills and the ability to prioritize short and long-term goals

  • Team player with a LEAN mindset – you see opportunities rather than problems

  • Good strategic and problem-solving skills

  • Humble personality

  • Ability to make quick decision                                                                                 


If you are up for the challenge and reckon that this position fits your profile, we would like to hear from you. Apply today, as we are reviewing applications ongoingly and the position might be filled before the application deadline.

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Head of Demand Planning to Henkel!

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