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Demand Planner  

Leo Pharma (company)


Posted on : 19 May 2017

Project Description

Demand Planner

Can you lead and drive our global forecast and demand planning process?

If you bring experience within demand planning, process development and forecast KPI measurement, you now have the opportunity to embark on a seriously exciting career. We have recently completed our global implementation of APO DP, and now we are ready to take it to the next level in close collaboration with our regional offices, Sales, Marketing and Finance – and you will be an important part of this. 

Today, hundreds of millions of people around the globe are suffering from an untreated skin disease. Helping these people to get a better life is what LEO Pharma is all about. By understanding their needs and wishes we will improve existing treatments and break new land to uncover the solutions of tomorrow. And this is where you enter the scene. By joining LEO Pharma you will get the opportunity to create results, develop yourself among highly skilled colleagues while taking on our common quest to become the preferred dermatology care partner improving people’s lives around the world. 

Create high quality forecast figures

Your focus is to ensure that the global forecast and demand planning process generates high quality forecast figures for supply, inventory and financial planning. In overview your primary tasks will be to: 

  • drive the global forecast and demand planning process (24 months horizon) – with focus on one of our regions
  • support markets and regional forecast responsible in securing best possible demand plan and high forecast quality
  • drive regional sign off meetings where volume changes, sales vs forecast comparisons must be analyzed and discussed
  • support new product introduction and delisting process
  • continuously develop the global forecast process and tools according to industry best practices
  • responsible for demand planning process and optimization
  • support to sites on global demand overview for a specific patient solution and increase the awareness regarding the market demand changes and impacts to yearly volume. 

A vital part of your job is also to establish a close and fruitful relationship to a wide range of stakeholders including Regional Sales Offices and Markets, Sites and Finance. 

+3 years experience within demand planning

You hold a supply chain related degree at minimum B.Sc. level, and this is backed by at least three years of experience within demand planning, forecast process development and forecast KPI measurement. Your career has provided you with hands-on experience within SAP APO demand planning and SAP business objects. 

Your holistic business understanding enables you to think strategically and visualise the future while focusing on delivering targets. You have the necessary analytical skills and energy to continuously improve and enhance processes. To succeed you must also thrive in an outgoing role and have the communication and stakeholder management skills to communicate effectively at all levels in the organisation. You are open-minded and positive approach makes it easy for you to inspire and motivate others via constructive cooperation. Working in a global setup you must have solid English skills, written and spoken. 

As you will be part of a new and strategically highly prioritised forecasting project, you must thrive on working in an environment where we do not have all answers up front. You will contribute to creating the answers via your proactive, pragmatic and solution oriented personality.                                                                                          

About Sales & Operations Planning

You will be a part of 16 dedicated colleagues in our Sales & Operations Planning team based at our Head Office in Ballerup, Denmark. We focus on delivering top-of-the-class supply chain and planning solutions and services across the global organisation. We are a part of the Global Patient Supply function.  

We look forward to receiving your application.