Portfolio Planning Manager - NPD

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Logistics/Procurement

Your Impact


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Portfolio Planning Manager to join our Southbank Office. Reporting into the Senior Manager Project & Portfolio Planning you will lead and collaborate with end-to-end Supply Chain (Procurement, Planning, Manufacturing and Logistics), Product and Packaging and Masterdata to determine all the key steps required to complete the NPD project.


Key Responsibilities


  • Work with Commercial team to deliver the supply chain components of New Product development and/or changes, SKU rationalisation or Value Optimistation projects
  • Determining run-in/run-out strategies including identifying both Raw Material and Finished Good obsolescence
  • Managing each of the supply chain steps in the gate papers and ensuring cross-functional alignment
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal / external suppliers
  • Prioritise developing team capability – aligned to strategic priorities and development of future-ready leaders
  • Liaise with broader team to drive an optimal distribution network and supply, and to deliver benefits through improvement projects
  • Improve organisation effectiveness through the development and deployment of solutions to improve productivity and drive a performance culture


About You


  • Ideally similar experience within FMCG or similar fast paced manufacturing industry
  • Highly experienced in the planning and management of complex supply chain networks
  • Experienced in national supply chain networks within planning and inventory management
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Commerce, Information Systems or Engineering
  • Sound leadership and people management experience
  • Sound stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • Strong business and financial acumen 
  • Strong Analytical / excel capabilities


Why Asahi Beverages?


Asahi Beverages is one of the leading beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand with a rich and varied history. Comprising some of Australia and New Zealand’s most loved brands, the company’s Regional Hub is based in Melbourne with three Business Divisions - Asahi Lifestyle Beverages (formerly Schweppes Australia), Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) in Australia; and Asahi Beverages NZ and The Better Drinks Co. in New Zealand.  There’s always a great deal going on and opportunities abound for those ready to take them!

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