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Forecast Excellence Officer

The Forecast Excellence Officer has the responsibility for the full-term volume demand forecast per cluster for the Benelux
Published on 11 days ago

Forecast Excellence Officer

Our client is a global leader in the FMCG market. It's a very innovative and challenging company.

Job description

Demand Planning:

  • Responsible for both base and promotional planning (0-18 months)

  • Responsible for promotional predictive model with input of promotional parameters from sales.

  • Responsible for KPI's as Forecast Accuracy, Forecast Bias, Dispatch Rate, exceptions and outliers

  • Integrate top-down forecast in bottom-up

  • Manage volume exception driven by sales input in overall volume forecast

  • Translate the innovation and relaunches forecast for the full horizon (0-18 months) in Unilever's planning tools.

  • Manage Assumptions, Risks and Opportunities & translate to volume impact

Forecast Process Improvement - Predictive model roll out

  • Define predictive model roll out roadmap for Belgium, both for technical implementation and change management of the impacted teams.

  • Evaluate predictive model performance

Business partnering:

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with Performance Manager, Supply chain Specialist, Sales, Trade Category Management, Brand Building, and Business Partners for forecast optimization purposes and perfect execution of product launches.


  • Affinity with next generation planning principle, interested in upcoming new technology and adaptation, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning

  • Experience in working with data, databases, BI and analytic tools, and programming (such as R, Matlab, Eviews, VBA, Power BI, SQL, Python, PHP, Tableau, GIT, LateX, Linux)

  • Operational experience in either Supply Chain or Sales a pre

  • Experience in the area of FMCG is preferred

  • Languages: fluent in English and Dutch a pre

  • Work experience: 2-5 years

  • Preferred educational background: Master degree, Technical Profile, Data Analytics


Very good salary package, challenging and learning function

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    • Function type: Planning, stock & inventory
    • Sector: Distribution and Retail
    • Brussels
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    • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
    • Dutch


    • Interim
    • Full-time

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    • 10 March

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