Demand Planning Manager, APAC

by Lauris Yip in Retail
Hong Kong


Our client, a world renowned chocolate retailer is urgently seeking a candidate for the position of Demand Planning Manager, APAC.


  • Start-up and design the function: processes, KPIs, information flows and governance routines.
  • Consolidate an APAC forecast, working closely with all Sales Channels, Product and Marketing.
  • Work closely with Retail Operations Team, Marketing and Supply Chain to improve and develop the regional forecast.
  • Work closely with Demand Planning Team to ensure correct flow of information, accuracy of forecast and demand needs are met / fulfilled.
  • Understand and document forecast dynamics/sales history, in order to use as a basis for the future forecast.
  • Work closely with Supply Chain to define needs according to warehouse level, supply lead time and meet Retail Store’s demand.
  • Influence sales strategy based on demand insights and stock optimization.
  • Ensure service level objectives are achieved by working closely with Supply Chain and Retail Operations Team.
  • Build and achieve KPIs of service (stock availability), wastage, forecast accuracy.
  • Develop and improve demand and supply planning processes.
  • Work closely with Customer Care Service to prioritize and allocate stock that is in finite supply
  • Analyze KPIs on a weekly and monthly basis in order to improve future performance.
  • Business Process Owner for forecasting Module in Microsoft Dynamics 365.
  • Requirements:

    • Degree holder
    • At least 4 to 8 years of experience in demand planning, preferably from FMCG or retail background
    • Knowledge of Supply Chain basics
    • Familiar with data analytic tools such as Excel, VBA, Power BI would be beneficial
    • Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
    • Flexibility in travelling

    Lauris Yip

    Lauris Yip

    For more information about this job opportunity please contact our consultant.

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