Demand & Supply Planning Manager

Kyiv. Inactive

We are looking for Demand & Supply Planning Manager in Kyiv for one of the leading international retailers.


  • Ensure availability for the customers at optimal stock and competitive cost.
  • Lead and develop the Demand & Supply team in order to ensure successful and sustainable execution of end-to-end order management processes.
  • Ensure Processes, Organization, People and Systems are in place to achieve objectives.

Core activities:

  • Manage demand planners who are responsible to create accurate customer demand forecast.
  • Manage supply planners who are responsible to minimize out of stock and balance stock level of in the company (Stores and warehouses).
  • Defines clear actions plans and coordinates executions to ensure that all active articles are available for the customers with the right quantity, on the right place and on time.
  • Identify demand & supply planning risks and develop effective mitigation plans.
  • Organize Supplier collaboration meeting on recurrent base (weekly/monthly) in order to give to the supplier visibility on our demand forecast, on their own performances in terms of service level and measurement, availability and stock level (end-to-end supplier dashboard) and to improve development in the weak areas.
  • Ensure the flow types and the delivery conditions are defined according to Customer needs.
  • Ensure standard usage, maintenance and further development of the Demand & Supply Planning tools (e.g. JDA, SAF, etc.).

Team development:

  • Provide leadership, mentoring, training, and development of the Demand & Supply planning team.
  • Manage talent recruitment; team performance evaluation; promotion and retention activities.

Cross-functional alignments:

  • Closely interact with internal stakeholders (Operations, Offer, Marketing, Logistics, etc.) to ensure collaboration and to drive continuous improvement of Integrated Demand and Supply planning processes.
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach to facilitate the cross-functional demand planning meetings in order to enhance the forecast and coordinate the phase-in and phase-out.
  • Steer cross-functional supply and stock performance meetings to increase customer availability and optimize stock.

Compliance and SOP (standard operating procedures):

  • Develop and maintain documentation and SOPs for Demand & Supply planning process.
  • Ensure compliance to all company and business policies.


  • 3+ years of working experience in the related area.
  • Proven experience in team management and project management.
  • Knowledge in leading the change as advantage.
  • At least an upper-intermediate level of English.

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