Job title: Emerging Asia Demand Planning & S&OP Senior Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: FMCG Fast moving Consumer Goods
Expertise: Supply Chain Management
Skills: demand planning singapore mandarin s&op
Salary type: Annual
Salary: SGD $150,000.00
Location: Singapore
Job published: 2021-05-20
Job ID: 32131
Contact name: Rushit Shah
Contact email: [email protected]

Job Description

Title: Emerging Asia demand planning & S&OP senior Manager

Location: Singapore

Report to: Senior Director S&OP Asia

Department: S&OP

Team: 2


Role Dimension:  

•Emerging Asia

•Global alignment as appropriate


•Position will be part of the S&OP team reporting to Senior Director S&OP Asia

•Leads the design, implementation and continuous improvement of the EA S&OP process in alignment with the global S&OP team to optimize the value chain  and provide transparency to the organization on constraints and opportunities…with interfaces between OU, Markets, Commercial, Finance and Senior Mgmt to ensure decisions are taken at the right level and communication is effective throughout the Organization

•Establish strong internal relationships with Sales, Marketing & operations to ensure transparency through the value chain for optimal business results

•Leads the transition to more advanced Integrated Business Planning



Lead the S&OP process & continuous improvement:

•Ensure the right infrastructure and effectiveness of overall S&OP process across the organization

•Leads the maturity development of  local S&OP processes to ensure consistency, transparency and right organizational focus.

•Prepare monthly S&OP deck leveraging on cross functional input

•Leads the design, implementation and continuous improvement of S&OP across the business unit

•Engage with the other Regions to maximise consistency of S&OP process on global basis.

•Subject matter expertise to facilitate capability development of local S&OP Champions.

•Best-practice sharing across Markets and Plants  (e.g best in class decks)

•Maintain a single S&OP calendar that links local processes with regional and global business review and strat-plan processes

•Drives Finance to develop and implement formal Volume to Value translation to support the process


Build business transparency & decisions

•Ensures that tactical and strategic decisions are taken at the right level through a proper elevation process

•Builds appropriate decision making on allocated products, innovations, value added packs, etc… into the overall S&OP process

•Ensure an effective communication process across the business unit to maintain conformance to the designed process

•Research business issues to define Risks & opportunities


Enhance systems & reporting capabilities

•Work with IT to design reports and processes that lead to simplification and enhanced business planning 

•Ensure that the business has appropriate S&OP reporting to run the process including the development of SAP or other tools to meet process requirements

•Develop dashboards to provide transparency and single source of truth across functional areas to ensure alignment and optimal results



Strong Managerial skills

•Able to manage tension between Sales and Operations through strong influencing ability

•Able to influence and be respected by senior management in this cross-functional role (a leader, not a clerk)

•Strong commercial acumen

•Ability to build and use a good business network

•Good awareness of Business trade offs

•Good understanding of financial concepts





•Excellent verbal and written communication skills


•S&OP or Supply Chain background (5-year minimum work experience)

•Good understanding of Business Process Improvement

•Good understanding International Supply Chains

•Detailed ERP & reporting tool knowledge a benefit


Up to 50% international travel

Key Organisational Interfaces:

•Emerging Asia Leadership team

•All Operating Units

•House of Brands

•Global functions (finance, fulfillment…)

•Senior decision Makers

•S&OP Directors



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