Assistant Demand and Supply Planning Manager

Date:  Nov 17, 2023
Location:  Taguig
Company:  Shiseido
Country/Region:  PH
Custom Field 4:  Employee (Permanent)
Company:  Shiseido


The Assistant Demand and Supply Planning Manager is a seasoned planner who will play a critical role in driving the end-to-end demand and supply planning process for core brands. This is a key person who will give directions and recommendations on demand plan and will strategize on supply planning. Together with the Senior Planning Manager, the Assistant Manager will drive and implement process improvements.



- Leads and drives the monthly demand review/forecast meetings with cross-functional team

- Conducts historical sales analysis and data cleansing to build statistical baseline forecast by SKU, by channel and by door level

- Builds the total demand plan by generating baseline forecast derived by correlating various metrics such as forecast accuracy, inventory, service level, sell-out, etc and by capturing marketing intelligence (MI)

- Validates the demand plan vs financial budget/latest estimates and highlights potential risks and opportunities in the demand plan vs financial budget/estimates



- Calculates the monthly orders based on demand plan, stockholding, lead time, and pre-determined parameters based on KPI, and secure approval accordingly based on the company’s authorization guidelines

- Coordinates depletion plan with Sales and Marketing team to achieve inventory KPIs

  • Translates demand plan into store replenishment plan considering lead time and safety stock requirement
  • Calculates consignment doors’ replenishment on a weekly basis on SKU-Store level to ensure optimal inventory level and on-shelf availability at stores
  • Strategizes stock allocation among consignment stores and outright accounts in lieu of supply constraint
  • Works with Customer Service on inventory reservation and allocation for Outright customers
  • Drives stock rebalancing considering slow moving and excess stocks at consignment stores
  • Collaborates with Marketing in managing Marketing materials deployment at consignment stores
  • Works closely with Customer Service in managing version up codes to ensure achievement of External Fill Rate target
  • Works closely with Logistics team on ensuring Goods Receipt of urgent shipments
  • Monitors and reports On-Shelf Availability (OSA) for consignment stores



  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or related fields
  • A minimum of 6-8 years’ experience in a demand planning and supply planning in a FMCG set up
  • Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedure
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Capability to adapt to a demanding environment
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills
  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, SAP, and forecasting application

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