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Arla Foods Job Vacancy For Commercial Planning Manager


Arla Foods is a future-oriented dairy cooperative owned by about 12,000 farmers from Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Arla products are sold under well-known brand names such as Arla®, Lurpak® and Castello® in more than 100 countries around the world. Arla has production plants in twelve countries and sales subsidiaries in 30 countries.

Job Title: Commercial Planning Manager

We are looking for a Commercial Planning Manager for TG Arla in Nigeria.

Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor Degree (preferably in statistics)

Years of experience: 3-5 years of experience in the FMCG industry

Lead, develop and manage the commercial planning processes and structure within TG Arla
Plans activities that will provide new business opportunities and result in increase in market share, Sales Contribution, Profit, high volume and efficiency for the organization
Conducts external research on market competitiveness.
Consolidates macros and industry statistics for business-making decisions and market growth projection.
Drive the price / pack plan for TG Arla in all relevant channels
Lead the follow up and benchmarking on all commercial activities.
Generate weekly and monthly sales forecasts in close cooperation with MCPL and the Supply chain manager of TG Arla
Develop, implement and monitories the “Great Execution Daily” system and keep it updated at all time ( Market execution evaluation toll )
Collect and analyse data from TG Arla, MCPL and the Regional offices of Arla
Analyse data and provide gap/insights/trends that can generate new business opportunities and result in increase in market share, high volume/ market execution and efficiency for the organisation
Keep price, activity, distribution, market share and competitor database updated at all time
Provides analysis reports to management team and the Regional Arla team.
Manages the MIS system/Management Dashboard and database to ensure efficient and accurate data processing.
Ensures the development of business systems, which provide relevant information to the business and sales forecasts.


Deliver input to TG Arla’s Month end reports / Board material and Business plans
Deliver input to NPD business cases
In close cooperation with the Commercial Director/ Marketing Manager for TG Arla and the regional marketing team develop and implement new statistic material / reports that can improve TG Arla’s business in Nigeria and export markets

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