Job Opportunities

Coordinating the demand planning process between the Commercial and Operational teams for both processed foods and fresh produce. This involves linking the sales demand, plantation fruit estimate, finished goods inventories and external outsourcing to produce monthly & weekly production schedules. Driving improvement in forecasting through effective communication with all departments and set up extensive demand planning tools to deliver customer demand and optimum inventory levels down to item level.

 JOB PURPOSE:

Main accountabilities of the Demand Planner will include: –

  • Consolidating monthly sales volume requirements from all markets to produce a 12 month revolving forecast. Analyzing changing market trends and communicate effectively with commercial team to predict future requirements.
  • Evaluating raw material tonnages and fruit size distributions for canning and fresh operations by field and month to calculate solid recoveries and fresh size availability for a 12 month revolving forecast.
  • Coordinating and leading meetings to analyze and reconcile significant deviations.
  • Developing & maintaining a credible tool to combine sales demand, raw material supply and finished goods inventories to produce a 12 monthly revolving production forecast by line item.
  • Managing finished product inventory targets by month to ensure sufficient buffer to satisfy demand but without exceeding warehouse space constraints. Communicate with commercial team if needed to move inventories to available overseas warehouses.
  • Linking demand planning model to material requirement forecast in order to procure items such as sugar, tin plate, ends, copper wire, drums and other raw materials & packaging.
  • Co-ordinating cross-functional meetings to facilitate short term & long term strategic planning addressing raw material supply, production capabilities and sales demand.
  • Working closely with Estimate and Fresh Logistics to adjust the weekly volumes based on the forecast.
  • Compiling to set company policies and be flexible to take up roles and duties as assigned by the supervisor.

REQUIREMENTS: –

The ideal candidate should meet the following requirements: –

  • Degree or Diploma in Logistics / Marketing / Finance /industrial Engineering or Demand Planning from a recognized institution.
  • Excellent communication skills, team player, very accurate with attention to detail, ability to work under pressure, highly skilled in advanced excel spreadsheets and forecasting methods.
  • Five years plus experience in manufacturing / FMCG organization.
  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of the supply chain process
  • Results oriented, hardworking, persuasive individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Able to think strategically and effectively present data in an organized manner.

Apply Via https://career.nftconsult.com/job_description_page.php?jaction=NzAxYTY1ZWI3ZmNhNDU3MjlkZTMwMzY0MTA5OTRiYzc=&utm

05 Jul, 2021

Senior Business Analyst – Deadline: Not Specified

What you will do

We’re looking for a Senior Business Analyst who will live in a world where data-driven processes and system interconnects a team of 300+ people working to bring better living to millions. You will be working every day to optimize our data-driven processes to give our teams laser-sharp information that will drive decision-making. You will do this by supporting our various teams to fish out the relevant data they need to focus on, driving concrete analysis to drive decision making, and setting up systems that will help them monitor this continuously. You will play an integral role in the most strategically important processes in our value chain, which starts with the procurement of raw materials and goes on to include manufacturing, inventory management, facilities management, and delivery.

Key projects coming up include ERP Implementation, Integrated Quarterly Reforecasting of anticipated business performance, installation of a new manufacturing line, and associated launch of product lines (which will require the Business Operations team to develop new data capture and reporting metrics and tools).

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Design and maintain data systems and databases; this includes fixing formulas and/or coding errors, and other data-related problems.
  • Perform descriptive and diagnostic analytics using advanced mathematical techniques and/or statistical models
  • Understand key business processes within and across teams and envision how we can better measure their performance and streamline their execution
  • Collaboratively build tools with the teams who will use them
  • Build dashboards that instantly show teams and leaders how they are performing and what needs their attention
  • Analyze data with our management team to inform strategic decision making and determine where we should focus efforts for maximum impact on the company’s performance
  • Understand client business issues, operating business rules, data, and standard operating procedures
  • Incorporate process changes in response to developing business needs
  • Understand, analyze, and provide descriptive answers to client queries resulting from deliverables or business questions
  • Leverage analytic techniques to use data to provide insights and recommendations to client queries resulting from deliverables or business questions.
  • Support and drive continuous automation of business processes (using appropriate tools, etc.) to steer quality improvement and value addition.
  • Apply data quality assurance best practices

Career growth

Moko invests in building the capacity and skills within our team. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship from the management team.  Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This results in fast career growth for those who are ready to take up the challenge.

Are you a dream candidate?

  • You have 4+ years of experience in data analysis and project management
  • You are an advanced Excel/Google Sheets expert. Working knowledge of Java and SQL will be an added advantage.
  • You are a highly analytical problem-solver, with a proven track record of creating new systems and solving complex problems.
  • You are a structured & experienced project manager, adept at leading cross-functional teams, taking initiatives from concept to implementation.
  • You excel in data analysis and enjoy digging into data to find actionable insights
  • You love tackling tough problems and having fun in the process.

Apply Via https://moko.co.ke/careers/senior-business-analyst/?utm

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