HP – Head of Demand Planning META

  • Listed: August 11, 2019 2:27 pm
  • Company Name: Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Minimum Education: Anything
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Employer Website: boehringer-ingelheim.com


The Head of Demand Planning Human Pharma META (Middle East, Turkey and Africa) leads and develops the demand planning team according to BI core values and BI leadership values.

She/he ensures and manages cross functional alignment and decision making in the META S&OP process across all operating units. Oversees, manages and steers all demand planning activities across META and thereby coordinates cross-functional inputs from sales and marketing and other sources to ensure optimized service levels, efficient inventory management and goods availability to export to distributor markets in time and in full.

Manage and develop demand planning performance within the regional operating unit for human pharma by building strong collaborative relationships with stakeholders while focusing on providing adequate services and cost efficiency.
Lead and develop the demand planning team
Manage and continuously improve the S&OP process, pivotal role driving the S&OP cycle and facilitate creation of robust net requirement plan
Challenge market forecasts and align it with supply capabilities
Ensure transparency on risks and opportunities for all stakeholders regarding targets and budget adherence
Manage and govern the end to end process for distributor replenishment planning by channel for all countries and manage supply planning of locally manufactured goods and its needed components
Provides demand planning analytics and defines reporting standards and performance management approach in demand planning
Governs demand planning processes across META and ensures adherence to global processes
Ensure logistics preparation and execution on META level in preparation of launch and change implementation in line and close collaboration with the META PLM Manager
Act as export control expert

A good track record of work within Supply Chain or Commercial functions
Strong knowledge of commercial activities and processes
Proven capability in Demand Planning management in life science industry
Proven capability in Demand Planning management in Fast Moving Consumer Goods or Animal Health industries mandatory
Experience in Demand Planning function within a manufacturing environment
Broad understanding of the end to end supply chain
Experience working in a multinational environment in the life-science industry
Basic understanding of financial aspects (P&L)
Strong internal and external relationship management background
Excellent communication skills
Excellent analytical capabilities to interpret information and reports
Ability to manage complexity whilst being comfortable with ambiguity
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Extensive know-how:
in SAP
in MS Excel
analytics and mass data processing
Communication skills:
Excellent communication skills
Effective negotiator with excellent presentation skills (oral and written)
Language skills:
Proficient in English
Who we are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth.

Want to learn more? Visit boehringer-ingelheim.com and join us in our effort to make more health.

Job – Purchasing/Sourcing/Supply Chain
Primary Location – Africa, Asia, Australasia-AE-Dubai-Dubai
Organization – AE-Boehringer Ingelheim MENA (United Arab Emirates)
Schedule – Full-time

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