Job Title
Forecast Manager
Employment Type
Full Time
5 to 8 years
Job Published
01 August 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Main Function:

A leading global company consisting of top branded coffee machines and small domestic appliances are looking for a Forecast Manager for three core brands for the South Africa region.

Must have:

  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Problem-solving skills and project management ability
  • Good IT skills, including knowledge of a range of software packages
  • Works well under pressure
  • Ability to liaise well with others and delegate tasks
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing workloads

Qualifications and experience

  • Previously worked in an FMCG/Retail environment
  • Relevant work experience within a similar role (minimum 5 years).
  • Strong analytical background.
  • Strong IT skills in MS Office (especially Excel – advanced level)- non negotiable
  • Fluent in English
  • A thorough understanding of the importance of the supply chain function and good commercial awareness.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively at senior management level
  • Must be able to travel to regions – not extensive
  • Hybrid working model


  • Degree or Professional Qualification in a relevant field 
  • Experience of working with SAP, APO and BW.
  • Experience of working with a statistical forecasting tool.