Jobs at Century Bottling (Coca Cola) Careers

Job Title: Demand Planner

Century Bottling Company is a franchise bottler and proud distributor of Coca-Cola products in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Development and maintenance of long term strategic forecast in line with company strategy.
  • Develop and maintain accurate 24 month rolling estimate forecast in line with company strategy and within agreed upon change parameters
  • The incumbent will be required to review and maintain 13week forecast.
  • Obtain marketing intelligence information from sales and marketing.
  • Review all sales history, actualize sales history to ensure accuracy on future forecasts. Monitor weekly exception reports by category, conduct root cause analysis and develop model enhancements and/or parameter optimization.
  • Also, he/she will also review and maintain product classifications such that exceptions reporting is consistent and accurate.
  • Model and manage new and discontinued items.
  • Steer the monthly Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process with cross-functional partners in Sales, Marketing, Finance and Supply planning to reach a consensus plan. Review inventory levels daily to ensure optimum inventory.
  • Review and continuous improvement in process and KPIs through training and development.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate who desires to join the Coca-Cola franchise must possess a good Degree in Business Studies with a bias in statistics or a related field.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in business analytics.
  • Proven quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Possess a good understanding of data, statistical forecasting techniques and software, products and markets.
  • Demonstrated good communication skills and leadership within cross-functional teams.
  • Highly self-motivated individual who continuously looks for improvement opportunities
  • Highy structured but also open to ideas, creatively solve problems and take ownership of problems and resolution
How to apply for the job
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply by visiting our e-recruitment portal and review job requirements further.

Deadline: 11th April, 2014

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