DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia. As the term "Market Expansion Services" suggests, DKSH helps other companies and brands to grow their business in new or existing markets. Publicly listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 2012, DKSH is a global company headquartered...

DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia. As the term "Market Expansion Services" suggests, DKSH helps other companies and brands to grow their business in new or existing markets. Publicly listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 2012, DKSH is a global company headquartered in Zurich. With 825 business locations in 37 countries – 800 of them in Asia – and 31,970 specialized staff, DKSH generated net sales of CHF 11.0 billion in 2017. The company offers a tailor-made, integrated portfolio of sourcing, marketing, sales, distribution and after-sales services. It provides business partners with expertise as well as on-the-ground logistics based on a comprehensive network of unique size and depth. Business activities are organized into four specialized Business Units that mirror DKSH fields of expertise: Consumer Goods, Healthcare, Performance Materials and Technology. DKSH was founded in 1865. With strong Swiss heritage, the company has a long tradition of doing business in and with Asia and is deeply rooted in communities and businesses across Asia Pacific. 

Manager, Demand Planning

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Aberdeen
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Insurance plan, Medical plan, Performance bonus, Shuttle bus
Industry Trading / Merchandising / Wholesale
Job function Logistics / Transportation > Freight / Cargo Forwarding
Logistics / Transportation > Shipping
Logistics / Transportation > Warehousing / Storage / Distribution
Published On 07/11/2019

Job Summary:

Manage and facilitate product replenishments and demand forecasting, incorporating various sources (e.g. sales, marketing, logistics, etc.) to support sales and service objectives

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support superior in managing day-to-day operating processes to ensure efficient usage of resources, where applicable
  • Manage and implement inventory demand strategies, guidelines and processes to ensure inventory is planned at an optimal level to meet target turns
  • Review stock performance data, challenge sales forecast where appropriate and make recommendations for optimal inventory turns
  • Review purchase orders to maximize service delivery performance, inventory turns, working capital performance and revenue growth
  • Manage and enhance inventory planning and forecasting tools or techniques to ensure optimum inventory scheduling and forecasting
  • Establish and communicate forecast and inventory measurements to management (e.g. forecast accuracy, inventory plan vs. targets, etc.)
  • Make recommended adjustments to forecast and inventory targets based on changes in demand and market trends
  • Manage and monitor cost and efficiency improvements for demand planning to achieve the optimal level of inventory holdings
  • Manage communications and relationships with all suppliers and service providers
  • Ensure timely submission of purchase orders to clients
  • Collaborate with marketing/sales and SCM teams to identify and resolve discrepancies between forward-looking demand forecasts

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher diploma in business, supply chain, demand planning, logistics or related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience of which 3 years in a managerial capacity
  • Advanced understanding of demand/inventory planning and methodology/tools
  • Proven experience in inventory management, procurement systems and logistics operations
  • Demonstrate working knowledge on SAP PO system
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Proficiencies in office productivity tools (e.g. Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in Chinese and English, both written and spoken

 

Working Location: Wong Chuk Hang

We offer 5-day work week, performance bonus and attractive benefits including medical insurance. Please apply with full particulars, contact number and current/ expected salary to Human Resources Department, DKSH Hong Kong Limited, 23rd Floor, Tower A, Southmark, 11 Yip Hing Street, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong or fax:2895 9711.

 

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