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Demand Planning Manager

Montreal, QC

We’re looking for great people. Specifically, we’re looking for you to reimagine cannabis with us. We love where we work, we believe in each other, and we learn new things every day. We’ve been doing it since 2016 and have now become Québec’s most innovative cannabis company by leading our industry, developing game-changing products and enhancing how cannabis grows. And we’re just getting started. Sound like a good fit?

Role Summary:

The Demand Planning Manager will be responsible for managing the overall demand process.

How you can contribute:
  • Develop the risk-balanced monthly demand plan that supports the commercial objectives, reflecting the demand outlook for monthly shipments, consumer sales, and retail closing stock.
  • Provide the short-term monthly forecast, while influencing the long-term forecasts to deliver a full year Sales, Shipments, and Inventory plan for our partners.
  • Provide in-depth analysis of current Sales, Shipment and Retail Inventory performance and ensure that the short-term demand plan outlook is incorporated into long-term plans.
  • Own the weekly submission of an accurate short-term demand plan that supports the topline and item-level plans.
  • Consolidate week over week demand plan changes from Customer Planners and identify demand plan gaps versus the customer’s sales forecast.
  • Develop in-depth understanding of the market dynamics to better understand performance, improve forecast accuracy, justify any forecast changes, and identify opportunities.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with our partner to anticipate possible risks and identify opportunities to support their commercial plan.
  • Act as the customers main point of contact for all supply and demand related communication.
You’re really good at:
  • Identifying and assessing issues and opportunities and presenting solutions.
  • Paying attention to details while handling fluctuating workloads simultaneously.
  • Influencing and motivating both internal teams and external stakeholders.
  • High proficiency with Excel and/or demand planning systems.
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Organizational and time-management skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
Things we hope you have:
  • University Degree in business-related field with proven experience in business analytics
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in CPG or similar industry with clear experience in demand planning roles
  • Demonstrated experience in relationship management /
  • In-depth knowledge of market analysis and metrics
  • Fluency in French and English.
  • Hands on experience in creating reporting
  • Strong financial literacy and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (excel, PowerPoint)
  • Cannabis industry experience a strong asset
  • Power BI knowledge an asset
What you should know about the job:
  • You will be reporting to the Account Director
  • Your role will be based in Montréal, QC
What you should know about ROSE:
  • We cherish Québec’s culture and values.
  • We believe cannabis can help Quebecers and Canadians live better lives.
  • We take pride in family, friends and living full, balanced lives.
  • Safety and security is critical to the success our business.
  • We currently work from two locations in Québec: A 55,000 square-foot cutting-edge facility in Huntingdon and new offices in Montréal’s Villeray neighbourhood.
  • Our executives have world-leading experience in government regulated industries.

We look forward to hearing from you. Please reach out (with relevant information and background materials) and let us know why ROSE is a perfect fit for you.

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