Demand Planner – Seeds & Crop Protection

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KSM Management Consultants
  • Post Date: February 27, 2020
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Job Overview



  • To manage the Country demand in CP and Seeds scheduling in order to achieve the target Customer Service Levels at the appropriate cost.
  • To provide a single coordination point of contact for Supply Chain Planning
  • To support the local supply chain team in its daily activities.


  • Data management using planning tools and to ensure all changes in product range are correctly reflected to allow for efficient demand planning.
  • Ensure that forecast is visible as early as possible. Monitor Phase-out products and ensure forecast is reflected correctly. Maintain Life Cycle Codes.
  • Works closely with regional and global supply chain stakeholders to ensure stocks are ordered within agreed working capital levels and Best Practise is followed at all times.
  • Work closely with Order Management and Tolling & Logistics Planner and to ensure OTIF deliveries and no stock outs of key products.
  • To use market information to negotiate better supply dates and to minimise stock outsoar or arrival delays
  • Balance Country Forecast with Demand and Supply ; communicate supply constraints and improvements impacting the business via Supply Operations Manager and Head of Zambia Supply
  • Review Country EDF events on a monthly basis and advise the Commercial Team on Supply Chain progression.



Critical Knowledge:

  • Relevant Logistics qualification or a relevant degree.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Supply Chain processes..

Critical Skills:

  • Planning and project management. (good analytical skills)
  • Effective liaison with other business functions and staff on a regional and global level.
  • Key supply chain systems and tools, IBP/iSCALA and any other system that will be impelemented.
  • Shows intiative, is proactive and be willing team player
  • IT skills expecially of Microsoft MS Office Programs.
  • Can work well under pressure in a multi-cultural environment

Critical Experience:

  • Extensive interaction with general management across the business.

       Experience in Agro industry a bonus

To apply for this job please visit syngenta.taleo.net.

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