Business Planning & Analysis Manager
Noord-Brabant, The Netherlands
2 dagen geleden

The company

Our client is a professional organisation, based in Noord-Brabant Netherlands. In The Netherlands, we focus on the packaging and distribution part of the drugs we have developed which are produced at our international sites.

The packaging and distribution is supported by the Operations, Customer Service and Demand, Information Systems and Quality departments.

The site also supports a sales organization.

Role description

You manage weekly and / or monthly meetings with commercial and finance team in countries in Europe. Purpose is to review and understand sales trends and market development in order to have the right forecast on SKU / unit level.


  • You act as trusted advisor and identify improvements to work with sales affiliates on unit forecasting
  • You assemble and manage monthly demand plan. Set supply strategy and planning parameters in our planning systems. Perform scenario analysis to understand supply impact of demand changes.
  • For example, safety stock setting, remaining shelf life requirement, phase out constraints, batch sizes, etc

  • You manage finished product inventory ensuring sufficient stock to prevent supply risks while minimizing scrap exposure.
  • You coordinate with Site Planning on timely availability of production batches and align with Supply Management on demand and supply control measures.
  • You align with Regional Operations Leads regarding new launches, lifecycle management activities and transitions.
  • You collaborate with global supply chain based in the US
  • You advice and / or support the distribution requirements planning (DRP) to ensure replenishment of local stock points is executed appropriately
  • You execute Key performance indicator measurement and drive Continuous Improvement (FCA, plan-over-plan changes; out of stocks;
  • FDP scrap) and identify areas for improvement. Support operational excellence and other project related initiatives.


  • Bachelor / Master degree in Supply Chain or similar
  • 3 to 5 years work experience in a complex business environment
  • 3 years’ experience with demand planning / sales forecasting
  • Advanced experience in using Excel and similar tools
  • Excellent communication skills. Fluent in English
  • Competencies :

    Are you are analytical, you have a quantitative aptitude and you are data minded? We are looking for a team player who is capable to influence stakeholders at any level.

    Next to this you are problem solving and result driven.

    Other information

    Are you interested and do want to apply for this role, please fill out your application via the apply button below and contact Windimi Post.

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