Integrated Business Planning Assistant Manager Jobs in Dubai – UAE at Kellogg

Title: Integrated Business Planning Assistant Manager

Company: Kellogg

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Management, Supply Chain/Logistics


Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Assistant Manager At Kellogg’s we are immersed in a performance culture that drives business growth, where you are given the opportunity to thrive and are empowered to do more than you imagined. We are a global powerhouse in cereals and snacks and we make some of the world’s favourite foods! Our iconic brands include Corn Flakes, Frosties, Coco Pops, Special K and Pringles.

We continue to innovate and stay close to our customers to remain on top of the game! Grow with us in the role of Integrated Planning Lead based in Dubai. As Integrated Planning Lead, you will lead the end to end planning of the entire Kellogg’s portfolio for a select number of markets from a demand, supply, initiative and S&OP perspective.

You willalso be responsible to provide the commercial and finance teams with the right visibility of forecasts, opportunities and risks so that the business can make informed decisions. WHAT WILL I BE DOING? Demand Planning and S&OP Owns the Demand planning (S&OP) process, ensuring that it happens on a timely basis and all parties are compliant with the process. Partner with the commercial teams to understand and drive key requirements along with timely visibility of opportunities and risks enabling timely decisions.

Lead the end-to-end planning of the entire Kellogg’s portfolio across a select number of markets. Manage the day to day relationship with the distributors from a planning point of view. Responsible for delivering orders on time, forecast accuracy, OTIF and KSOP KPIs. Improve IBP processes and practise as per the regional guidelines & standards. Supply & Initiative Planning Owns the Supply cycle, coordinating with different sourcing sites ensuring best in class service to all customers.

Make priority calls in case of capacity limitations at sourcing sites. Ensuring no distributor is OOS or carrying high inventory to avoid shelf life liquidation and/or expiries. Responsible for delivery of all initiatives for the select number of markets from a supply chain point of view via close coordination with commercial teams. Support Initiative Management process with validation on forecast & coordinate the product launch while working closely with multi-functional teams.

Work closely with regulatory manager and logistics on all legal pre-requisites (registration & inspections). WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE? Required At least 6-8 years’ experience and knowledge in demand planning, supply planning and S&OP. At least 2 years in functional leadership roles with frequent exposure to top leadership. Skilled communicator with experience in flexing style to influence and communicate effectively both internally and externally, while taking into account different cultures and languages.

In-depth understanding of the main regions of the business, customer needs and competitive landscape.

Ability toassimilate multiple sources of data and deliver insight and recommendations. Fluent in English. Preferred Food industry experience is preferred People Management experience Preferred


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