Pernod Ricard India , Zonal Demand Planner

  • 5-8 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

About the organization :At Pernod Ricard, we offer a unique cocktail of five ingredients, but we're still missing that key sixth ingredient to make the perfect premium blend: You!Globally, Pernod Ricard is the world's co,leader in wines and spirits with consolidated Sales of , 8,682 million in 2015,16. With leading brands in each category, Pernod Ricard holds one of the most dynamic and premium portfolios in the industry led by Indian whiskies such as Royal Stag, Blenders Pride, and Imperial Blue, and a wide range of Scotch whiskies that includes Chivas Regal, Seagram's 100 Pipers, Ballantine's, The Glenlivet, Royal Salute and Jameson Irish whiskey. Some of the eminent brands in the white spirits category include ABSOLUT vodka, Havana Club rum, Jacob's Creek wine and Nine Hill wines, Fuel Vodka, Martell cognac, Beefeater gin, Kahla and Malibu liqueurs, Mumm and Perrier,Jout champagne.PR India is a socially responsible organization with an established track record of CSR. Today, the company embraces three priorities in the area of social responsibility and sustainability: responsible drinking, environmental ethics, and the development of cultural initiatives.OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB :, Work closely with Central Demand Planner to own demand forecasting process; Manages demand forecasting, starting from getting forecast,tool output, collaborating with the regional sales team (with the help of Regional MIS), Improves forecasting process efficacy (primary forecast accuracy, fidelity, and bias)KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :, Statistical modeling, identifying right algorithms :a. Review (and define) algorithm for each of the rate area,SKUsb. Identify and refine (on an ongoing basis) parameter values for finalized algorithmc. Regular cleansing of historical data, Identifying weekly exceptions and developing an action plan :a. Manage statistical forecast exceptions on a weekly basis, by collaborating with cross,functional teamsb. Prepare a plan of action to manage the exception, Challenging bottom,up forecast, causals :a. Challenge received forecast, make required adjustments in bottom,up forecast via discussion with Region Head, Zonal Headb. Review and challenge causals' informationCoordinating with Central Demand Planner :a. Driving consensus forecast by a collaborative process with Sales, Marketing functionsb. Driving initiatives to improve forecast accuracyc. Working with cross,functional teams and managing statistical forecast exceptions on a weekly basis, Driving regional engagement in market intelligence and integrating into strategies for long term and short,term demand plans, Supporting management with risk assessments and mitigation activities