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Demand Planning Specialist

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  08-Apr-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Demand Planning Specialist

Location:   The Speechmark London (Full-time remote working during COVID-19)
Salary: Competitive 
Hours:   37.5 hours (Monday-Friday)

Safety Notice: To ensure candidate and employee safety, we are continuing with our virtual hiring and onboarding processes until further notice.  

What will you be doing?


Building, maintaining and owning a robust sales forecast for devices across a Vendor/Channel.  Ensuring all business data/analytics is utilised.  Aligning with key stakeholders to ensure consensus sign-off at quarter/month basis includes all relevant inputs and lines up to year budget.


  • Deliver Robust sales forecast - using sales/despatch history, segments DB, analysis, inbound plans and forecasts to optimise the stock in line with SC KPIs and business targets
  • Liaise & support cross functional teams in relation to demand signal / highlighting risks and opportunities. 
  • Drive NPS through all working practices
  • Support and deputise for Demand Planning Manager 
  • Support wider supply chain and terminals management as subject matter expert.
  • Liaise with other areas of the business internal and external i.e. Segment, Distribution, Senior management
  • Cross functional working within Terminals Team – alignment/close liaison with peers.



Who are we looking for?


  • Good influencing skills, and a proven track record in driving business results where your personal/business impact can be seen
  • Tenacity, drive and the ability to present complex problems in a simple way 
  • Analytical and expansive thinking with a strong desire to deliver and develop
  • A strong communicator who is comfortable communication at all levels
  • Previous experience in a  Demand Planning/Forecasting role
  • Strong experience with using excel/planning tools




What’s in it for you?

An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.




Together we can



Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

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