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United Kingdom, Hemel Hempstead, Laundry & Home Care

Demand Planning Manager


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Lead and contribute to the preparation of the S&OP meetings with heads of the different functions
  • To lead and provide development to the team
  • Maintain and adjust forecast, baseline and events, and promotional forecast in APO on a weekly basis
  • Create a launch plan, monthly sales forecast, for approved launch quantity for the full marketing year based on business case.
  • Lead collaboration projects with strategic customers e.g. KPI sharing, joint planning and logistics, and deploying international collaboration projects into the UK and Ireland
  • Develop strong working relationships with your Supply Planner colleagues based in Dusseldorf
  • Steer replacement of old products by creating a phase-in-out timing model and inform Supply Chain and Sales accordingly
  • Anticipate and recognize out of stock situations, developing alternatives with Supply Chain
  • Coordinate customer priorities with sales, and inform the Customer Service team about priorities
  • Measure and manage KPI's and control processes to meet business targets
  • Work alongside key business partners to manage through the supply of large customer demands in the most effective way


  • Previous Demand Planning experience
  • People management experience
  • Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Package (especially Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of SAP and APO-DP
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and within a team

JOB ID: 1900034M