Sales Forecasting Manager

Perm, £DOE + bonus
Outskirts of Gloucester
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Would you like to work for a thriving, international manufacturing and marketing business? Do you have sales forecasting / planning experience and advanced Excel skills? Have you got a passion for leading and developing teams?
If so, Hooray could have just the role for you!
Our client, based on the outskirts of Gloucester, is an established manufacturing business with an impressive brand portfolio with millions and millions of customers worldwide! Family owned with innovative and high performing teams throughout the business, due to substantial investment in new systems / teams and some restructuring, they have a Sales Forecasting Manager role and are looking for someone to join them ASAP on a permanent basis.
Day to day, your role as Sales Forecasting Manager will see you working very closely with Sales, Finance, Operations and Supply Chain as well as supervising / leading / developing / coaching the Demand Planning team. You will be owning and managing the demand planning process from start to finish and be consistently driving efficiencies throughout a number of business units. Monitoring and managing KPI’s, you will develop and enhance current forecast accuracy reporting whilst always striving for customer service excellence.
We are looking for a strong business partner with proven demand / forecasting sales experience with a strong competency level in Excel. Working every day on Excel spreadsheets, you will need to understand Macros and be able to use various tools to analyse data and produce relevant formulas. Ideally, you will have some experience of working on demand / forecasting software in a previous role/s and SAP exposure would definitely be advantageous. To be successful in this exciting role, you will need to be confident, enthusiastic and extremely results-driven with a strong analytical mind.
A great starting base salary (DOE) plus performance bonus is on offer along with free parking and excellent career advancement opportunities. You will be working in a dynamic, hugely successful business which is super passionate about it’s people and products.
If you have the skills and experience required, we would love to hear from you! Please apply with your most recent WORD copy of your CV and we promise to come back to you.
*Hooray is acting as an agency on behalf of the client for this position.
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