Sales and Operational Planning Manager

We are currently working with a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Sales and Operational Planning Manager to join their established team.

The Sales and Operational Planning Manager will be responsible for the following:

– Owning the sales and operational planning process across the rolling 2 week planning horizon
– Delivering against key planning and business KPI’s, monitor and report forecast bias & accuracy results to Demand Planning Manager and Supply Planning Manager contacts to assist in future planning
– Collaborating with Commercial to incorporate exceptional commercial adjustments into the sales & operational plan, liaising with key stakeholders to ensure no adverse impact to plans and ensuring forecast is accurate
– Assisting in the delivery of industry leading customer service levels and minimising product waste through proactive customer and supplier engagement.
– Enhancing forecasting capabilities and accuracy, building relationships with key internal customers
– Lead the Commercial Planners enabling strong relationships to be formed
– Mitigate stock outs, or failures to supply, by planning across the network, – — -liaising with all departments appropriately.
– Owning and developing the Sales & Operational Planning process in the short-term (weeks 1-2) across the business reporting to Head of Planning.
– Lead the team to ensure Growers are actively involved in the sales & operational planning process.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

– Previous experience working in a Demand/Supply Planning role.
– Experience within the FMCG sector is preferable.
– Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal relations skills.
– Highly developed influencing and collaboration and facilitation skills.
– Excellent analytical skills and confidence to work with numbers.
– Knowledge of ERP and forecasting systems.
– Management experience preferred

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business that can offer a competitive remuneration package along with ongoing training and development. They also offer an excellent benefits package including 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), Travel Insurance, Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Private Medical Insurance, Pension Scheme and an annual bonus of 10%.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Supply Planner – FMCG

We are currently working with a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Supply Planner to join their established team.

The Supply Planner will be responsible for the following:

Owning the supply planning process for a category across multiple planning horizons.
Translating the demand plan across all time horizons into an actionable supply plan.
Tracking the performance of suppliers across the agreed supply plan and driving continued accuracy and improvements.
Highlighting risks and opportunities to the Demand Planning Team.
Reporting and monitoring on stock position across UK and Import supply chains.
Monitoring and reporting the integrity of supply information and adjusting forecasts as necessary.
Providing a clear view of what potential shortage and surplus positions there may be.
Managing supply reviews.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Previous experience working in a Supply Planning role.
Experience within the FMCG sector is preferable.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal relations skills.
Highly developed influencing and collaboration and facilitation skills.
Excellent analytical skills and confidence to work with numbers.
Knowledge of ERP and forecasting systems.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business that can offer a competitive remuneration package along with ongoing training and development. They also offer an excellent benefits package including 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), Travel Insurance, Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Private Medical Insurance, Pension Scheme and an annual bonus of 10%.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Process/Business Analyst (FMCG Sector)

Process/Business Analyst (FMCG Sector)

If you have a wealth of analytical skills and would like to work for a company who are leaders in their industry, please do get in touch.

Based in a scenic area of Maidstone an established business of over 40 years are seeking a professional to join their team.

As well as working for a reputable business and gaining a competitive salary, you will also have an array of benefits including company pension, excellent holiday allowance, life insurance, medical and dental cover.

Role responsibilities
*Monitoring the systems and processes that are in place for the planning activities
*Highlighting risks and opportunities to the business for new ways of working, cost savings and efficiency adjustments.
*Working with cross-functional teams to design, develop and implement flexible solutions to aid business efficiency, drive process improvements and support continuous improvement
*Produce operational information, reports and metrics to share with other departments within the business as and when required
*Maintaining accurate and relevant master static data for reporting, metrics and analytical datasets
*Research external software, systems and controls which would benefit the business.
*Work in collaboration with IT and other external parties to develop systems and software to improve efficiency and/or accuracy
*Establish/create reports to enable tracking the performance

Requirements
*Prior experience working in an FMCG business would be preferred
*Have good knowledge of analytical tools
*Knowledge of business/continuous improvement methodologies
*Knowledge of forecasting and planning systems is essential
*Must have excellent communication skills both oral and written
*Relationship building skills, as well as having the ability to influence decisions
*Ability to work alone and unaided as well as part of a team
*Due to location a driver would be required

Please send your CV

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Practice Accountant (ACCA Qualified)

Practice Accountant (ACCA Qualified)
Maidstone
9.00am – 5.30pm

An exciting opportunity has become available for an ACCA fully qualified Accountant to join an Accountancy Practice, with the potential to step up to a Partner.

Would you like to work for a forward thinking and innovative accountancy practice in Maidstone?

Role Benefits:
£Neg (depending on experience)
20 days + Bank holidays rising to 25 days plus bank holidays after 5 years and 30 days after 10 years
Social events including an annual event in July
Pension
Paid Parking

This is a general practice with an interesting and varied client base from large organisations and groups of companies through to SME clients and offers a real chance to build on the experience gained so far and work with a genuinely committed and forward-looking team as they move the business into its next phase.

* A fantastic opportunity to join a small but innovative practice at a time of exciting change and expected growth.
* The ideal candidate will be an ACCA qualified with at least 3-year PQE and will be either a practising certificate holder or in the process of obtaining one.
* In addition to working with clients directly, and reviewing prepared accounts as a small practice.
* here would be a requirement to also personally prepare accounts and support more routine accounting tasks in conjunction with the bookkeeping and less qualified staff.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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