Brands Africa Zambia
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3 months ago

Demand Planner

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Experience and Qualifications

  • Grade 12
  • Degree in CIPS or CILT
  • Diploma in clearing and forwarding is an added advantage.
  • Good Microsoft excel skills.
  • More than 3 years working experience in a similar role.


  • Extracts and analyze sales data from the ERP system in country.
  • Liaises with the commercial heads with any changes with regards to historical trends and Reviews forecast sales accordingly.
  • Prepares orders based on forecasted sales within set budget limits and stock cover and ensures that orders are placed on time, as per respective deadlines.
  • Submits PFI Requests to Suppliers when approved by the respective country heads.
  • Checks pro-forma invoices against order as well as expiry dates, etc as per SOP and Generate Purchase orders for Suppliers and Submits Purchase Orders with relevant Supplier’s order templates/conversions as supporting documentation.
  • Captures monthly data on the forecast sheet. And ensures all the data retrieved is accurate
  • Submits reports to Principals and internal management.
  • Obtains licenses, COMESA/SADC/specific product permits as required, procedures are complying and Ensures awareness of new requirements and compliance therewith.
  • Maintains licenses/Permits up to date and maintains an active data base of import permits, licenses, and other regulatory documentation, Creates, and monitors a schedule of expiry dates for timeous renewals.
  • Monitors local customs regulation for any changes to tariff, duties, surtaxes and communicates internally, should any changes affect the landed pricing of products.

Personal attributes / Capabilities

  • Good communication skills and able to read.
  • Team player and mature
  • Flexibility and able to follow instructions.
  • Physically fit and energetic
  • Work quickly and accurately under pressure.
  • Honest
Application deadline
28 Feb 15:00