JOB DESCRIPTION :
We are looking for a Senior Demand Manager Nordics and Benelux to join our team in Norway
The Senior Demand Manager for ADC Nordics and Benelux is expected to work independently to drive excellence in Demand Planning throughout the Abbott Diabetes Care within the Nordics and Benelux.
The role is office based in Fornebu.
Abbott Diabetes Care wants to make our breakthrough technology FreeStyle Libre approachable, affordable and accessible for the millions of people with diabetes around the world.
Today FreeStyle Libre is used by more than 400,000 people across 41 countries with nearly 100,000 of these within Nordics & Benelux.
Primary objective of the position
Provide timely and accurate reporting and analysis to Nordics and Benelux Finance Controller.
Play a key role managing the Nordics and Benelux Sales and Operations Planning process, ensuring high standards of forecast accuracy and alignment with the financial planning process.
Responsible for Demand Planning and stock management.
Undertake planning activities during IBP & 6Q LBE submission process.
Liaise and collaborate with in country Business Excellence Manager and other key in country stakeholders to deliver accurate reporting, robust analytics for business decision making and support planning activities.
Co-ordinate the monthly consensus forecasting process, interacting closely with numerous departments including Sales, Marketing, Finance and ADC Area Demand Management.
Understanding of new product introductions and a thorough knowledge of current supply issues which might prevent the business from meeting its stated demand objectives.
Submission of forecasts in a timely and effective manner.
Develop and maintain logility statistical forecast by item and by customer.
Identify and highlight exceptions to the forecasts on an ongoing basis, providing root cause explanations for key drivers of forecast variance.
Communicate / intervene in a speedy and constructive way to minimize business risks.
Ensure that all key participants in the Sales and Operations Planning process understand the implications of gaps in the demand / supply chain.
Facilitate and create presentations for the area Sales and Operation Planning reviews, IBP reviews, financial 6Q LBE; ensuring all relevant information is succinctly consolidated and ensuring the outputs are appropriately actioned.
KPI variance analysis and commentary updates to be provided to Area Demand Manager.
Utilize information provided by the broader supply chain to enable better decision-making.
Manage the stock to ensure market demand is fulfilled at all times.
Be competent in the use of the Logility, Symphony and FORE.
Assist the N&B Controller in carrying out planning and reporting activities throughout 6Q LBE / IBP process.
Educational background and Work Experience
Higher Professional Education degree or University degree in Business Administration / Finance or Accounting.
Minimum of 3 years of work experience within an analytical role (preferably in international finance).
Prior experience of delivering complex data sets within given deadlines, while having strong informal influence skills.
towards the commercial partners who need to provide the input.
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to network across a number of different countries and departments both within the division and more broadly across Abbott.
Comfortable making recommendations to Senior Managers based on analysis of data and information.
Able to produce high quality reports with minimal errors.
Fluent (spoken and written) in English. Candidates
Highly analytical with a demonstrable track record of achieving successful results utilizing varied and complex information sources.
Ability to work to deadlines and prioritize workload.
Strong commitment and willing to take ownership of problems.
Dynamic, motivated team player with result oriented attitude.
Excellent system skills, aptitude and experience, especially Excel and preferably Powerpoint and IBM Cognos.
What can we offer you?
Abbott provides a varied, challenging and international position in a dynamic and pleasant working environment. In our organization, you can count on excellent primary and secondary benefits, a positive working atmosphere, a personal growth plan, extensive training opportunities and good career perspective.
We are in the business of advancement, both in health solutions and in the lives and careers of our employees. Our work across the world and in many areas of healthcare provides a rich environment for our employees to explore career paths, interests and opportunities.
How to apply?
If you are appealed by Abbott, looking for a job with meaning and recognize yourself in the outlined profile, please make your interest known.
You can apply via our website () with your resume and letter of application. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments referring this job profile to Meltem Cakir,
JOB FAMILY :
Financial Planning and Analysis
DIVISION : ADC Diabetes Care
LOCATION : Norway >
ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS : WORK SHIFT :
WORK SHIFT : Standard
TRAVEL : Yes, 5 % of the Time
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE : SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES :
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES :
Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)