Demand Planner

Posting Date: 20 May 2020

Location: Faslane, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, GB, G84 8HL

Company: Babcock

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Demand Planner – Integrated Business Planning
HMNB Clyde – nr Faslane
Competitive Salary & Package

About the role
Here at Babcock Marine Clyde we currently have an opportunity for a Demand Planner to join us at HMNB Clyde to support effective delivery of contracted services to our Customer, and ensuring a robust process is in place to manage demand.
Establish and manage the demand planning process utilising associated planning tools including consistent demand profile modelling which will result in the roll out of an Integrated Business Plan and fully resourced Master Schedule for the Site.
Manage the receipt, interpretation and distribution (as appropriate) of sensitive boat programme information and subsequent returns to develop a load following model for facilities, support functions and resources to inform Clyde strategic planning.
Produce and maintain configuration of the consolidated Clyde Integrated Business Plan and Master Schedule with agreed scenarios, ensuring capture of all underlying assumptions, caveats and demand resource profiles.
Key Responsibilities:

•    Developing demand forecast models at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a structured integrated demand planning process
•    Ensuring data integrity of the demand forecast data within the demand forecasting system Primavera
•    Collecting, processing and incorporating demand forecast information from a variety of sources
•    Having full ownership of the baseline Clyde Master Schedule, underlying assumptions (including resource models) and scenario analysis, through collaboration with Planning Managers across the business
•    Critical to the above will be effective communication across the various stakeholders to ensure the smooth delivery of the demand forecast
•    Developing monthly KPI packages and drives improvements related to demand management
•    Follows up with required stakeholders to resolve forecast issues and improve their accuracy
•    Provide facilitation and support for monthly Demand meetings across the business working closely with key stakeholders around capacity and capability planning (Strategic Workforce Planning) to better develop the understanding and execution of demand planning
What do I need to do to do the role? 
•    Business Planning experience
•    Project Management methodology & software (P6 / MS Project) – competent knowledge scheduling toolsets and methodologies
•    MS office (Word, Excel, Visio)
•    Share-point familiarity
•    Analytical skills
•    Organisation skills
•    Presentation skills
•    Excellent communicator
•    Integrated Business Planning methodology framework awareness
•    Marine Engineering / Project Planning experience / awareness
•    Proficient knowledge / application of ERP toolsets deemed applicable for role (IFS/SAP/Success Factors)

What else do I need to know?
This role is based at HM Naval Base Clyde, located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, with easy access for car and public transport.

You will also need to be eligible for UK SC level Security Clearance as a requirement of this role
About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.
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