Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Closing Date: 14 October 2022
ABOUT THE ROLE
As part of implementing a new Sales and Operations Planning (“S&OP”) process, we have an exciting opportunity for a confident and self-motivated Demand Manager to own, deploy and execute the Demand Review process for the Respiratory and Surgical businesses.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and delivery of a Demand Plan (up to 36 months forward), which supports and aligns with the design of the Respiratory and Surgical business strategies. The role will ensure that the Respiratory, Surgical and Operations Business Units are working to a common agenda and single set of numbers.
Reporting to the UK Financial Controller, the role will keep a focus on monitoring performance, managing exceptions and updates to the Demand Plan, with clear metrics, aligned business rhythms and RACI. The candidate will be a key integration point between supply planning, finance, and the sales and commercial organisation.
KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Resilience – Can work under pressure, remains calm, thinks clearly and manages emotion under pressure. Addresses issues without being aggressive or controlling and can easily bounce back from setbacks. Is open to feedback and doesn’t dwell on past events.
Team Working – Enjoys participating in group activities and likes to work in close proximity with other people. Is ready to collaborate with and support others and is willing to co-operate and compromise for the overall good.
Analytical – Enjoys analysing qualitative data but also considers quantitative and seeks to identify and explore they key elements in information before making commitments. Tends to like to use facts and figures when planning and reporting and is concerned about accuracy and detail
Information Gathering – Enjoys dealing with and refers to factual data. Likes to be well informed and drills down into details. Prefers to access wide range of information and opinion before making decisions and when solving problems.
Planning and Organising – Thinks things through well in advance and maps out future activities, taking the key stages and requirements into account. Likes to monitor to ensure that things are implemented and delivered effectively.
Quality Orientation – Is precise, pays attention to details, checks things and ties up ‘loose ends’. Has a strong conscience about getting things right and seeks to ensure that decisions and solutions do not involve undue risk, adheres to policy and standards.
Interpersonal / Influencing – Deals with other in a convincing way that leads to gaining agreement without relying on hierarchy and shows sensitivity to working relationships. Doesn’t give up easily in the face of opinions that differ from their own. Influences others to reach conclusions and gain agreements.