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FMCG Planning Manager in Gauteng


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Country South Africa
City Gauteng
Suburb Gauteng
Remuneration Negotiable
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Job Description JOB PURPOSE
•The PM is accountable for the creation of a Daily Distribution Plan (DDP) that drives the optimal usage of all operational resources, be it people, MHE or vehicles
•The PM will be expected to be alert to opportunities to reduce cost and increase service levels
•The PM will be responsible to lead and develop the planning team

• Bachelor Degree Logistics/ Warehousing and/ or Transport Management

• More than 6 year's experience in supply chain planning at a managerial level
• Ability to lead and develop people
• Ability to clearly articulate plans
• Detailed understanding of transport planning systems

• OPSI/FLO or knowledge of any other related transport management system
• Data Manipulation Tools
• Relevant computer literacy (Excel, Access, etc.)
• Relevant Legislation
• Organisational management systems, including policies and procedures (Range: Management systems include: financial, administrative, operational & HR systems)

Strategic planning competencies:
• Demonstrating conceptual ability
• Managing change

Management competencies:
• Planning
• Organising resources
• Controlling utilization of resources and operational activities
• Problem solving skills
• Change Management

People Management competencies
• Communication skills
• Managing performance
• Handling conflict

Leadership competencies:
• Motivating employees
• Coaching skills
• Counseling skills
• Valuing diversity

Communication Competencies:
• Preparing and conducting presentations
• Compiling reports
• Conducting interviews
• Chairing meetings

Self Management competencies:
• Pursuing learning opportunities and self-development
• Time-Management

Customer Management competencies
• Building & maintaining relations
• Handling complaints
• Marketing services

Business Competencies:
• Interpreting financial information
• Working with financial systems
• Compiling and managing a budget

• Ethical
• Unbiased
• Accountability
• Social Responsibility
Flexible - will be required to travel

Control Costs
• Ensure cost reduction in transport is achieved by utilizing vehicles to their full capacity at the lowest rates with the best service delivery
• Ensure cost effective planning that is within in the budget parameters
• Ensure compliance to company policies and procedures

Operational Excellence
Transport & Operation Planning
• Review of daily demand and distributable volume for effective planning.
• Ensure daily distribution plan is created and provided to operations
• Proactive analysis of volume trends and timeous notification to Operations to enhance planning and execution
• Integrate with all stakeholders (Foods GM, Ops Mgrs, Transport, Equipment, Finance, Suppliers, Head Office e.g. Development etc.) to influence, agree and deliver integrated plans and ensure operational efficiencies & continuous improvement
• Develop future operating plan, budget and scorecards
• Daily, week, monthly, peak & seasonal planning and forecasting of distributable volumes with service providers (e.g. labour, transport)
• Monitor & advise Ops re capacity issues to ensure cost effective capacity planning
• Ensuring plans will deliver OPS KPIs
• Planning done and implemented for new store openings
• SDA managed on a quarterly basis
• Manage the seasonal change of SDA's
• Integration with systems to ensure alignment between operational plan and routing setup to ensure end to end process compliance
• Formalize and communicate the transport (inbound and outbound), staffing, equipment and space planning to all stakeholders
• Liaise closely with Comm's Centre and Ops mangers to ensure that the business is aware of the operational status at all times
• Manage the performance of service providers

Administration and reporting
• Adhere to strict daily deadlines to drive consistency through to operations
• Ensure that daily plan compliance reports are published
• Attend management meetings
• Provide daily / weekly / monthly / annual reports

Customer Intimacy
Implement and manage marketing strategies
• Quality of service provided to the customer is checked on an ongoing basis by monitoring critical performance areas and taking timeous corrective action if required
• Transportation services are marketed to the customers on an ongoing basis to ensure that customers understand and accept the efforts being put into the contract
• Instances of poor and/or excellent customer relationships is reported to Management on an ongoing basis

Service Level Agreement
• Quality of service provided is audited through personal interaction with the customer on an ongoing basis and timeously corrective action is taken when required

Comply with company code of conduct, policies and procedures
• Company code of conduct, p


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