Demand and Supply Planning Manager - 036/2021
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Employment Type



Materials Management

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant Bachelor Degree, BSc or BCOM degree
  • Relevant Supply Chain certification (APICS / CIPS)
  • 5 years Demand Planning or Supply Planning or Warehouse Management with Pharmaceuticals, Food, Beverages, Medical Technology, FMCG or Manufacturing
  • Thorough knowledge of SAP PPPI / MM

Additional Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in leading a team.


Specific Operational Requirements

The successful candidate will be required to work:

  • An 8 hour day between 08h00 to 16h00
  • May be required to work overtime to meet the business needs
  • Must be prepared to work shifts when needed.

Key Performance Areas

  • Draw-up the annual Long Term Production (LTP) plan to meet the Business Sales Plan. Lead the Sales & Operational Planning (S&OP) process and revise annual plan in conjunction with other Business functions to reflect changing market & internal factors.
  • Oversee the Production & Packing planning function to deliver the Business Sales Plan.
  • Monitor and control inventory of raw materials, in-process materials and finished goods to meet demand.
  • Ensures compliance with GMP and other relevant legislation within the Planning and warehousing function.
  • Cost Centre Management by monitoring and reporting expenses against budget. Identifying and motivating for capital expenditure to meet departmental objectives.
  • Supervising, mentoring, managing, developing and training the human resource base in the department to meet NBI business needs.



  • robust level of statistical and numerical methods in the analysis of manufacturing and process data
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Quality focus that includes balanced risk and change management
  • Financial understanding
  • Collaboration and Leadership
  • Initiating action
  • High work standard
  • Written and oral communication skills adequate for technically sound reports, oral presentations and effective interaction in formal and informal management forums, staff meetings and external suppliers
  • Interpersonal skills base appropriate to both a union shop floor environment and interaction with senior management: including conflict resolution; negotiation; partnership building and influencing others
  • Management in a process and warehouse environment
  • GMP Compliance €“ the ten principles in action
  • Can both work independently and seek peer review when needed