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Title:  Allocation Planning Specialist

Job ID:  84506
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig
Professional area:  Supply Chain
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig, 00, PH, 0000



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This position exist for effective management of inventory allocation planning ensuring integration of business processes between various stakeholders. The objective of this role is to ensure synchronization of supply in a rapidly changing business environment. 


The role also requires leading the inventory allocation process along with other key functions (Sales, Marketing, Finance) with the main goal of understanding the supply requirements including but not limited to optimal finished goods inventory level according to company targets, minimizing operational losses by ensuring proper allocation to the warehouses.



  • Lead cross-functional alignments to refine the allocation model considering the latest sales and marketing assumptions. Anticipate stock demands based on current and future business functions. Incorporate key assumption changes in the allocation model by analyzing local trends, potential write-offs and production variability. Maximize sales potential by ensuring undisrupted supply to the warehouses and branches.

  • Develop near-expiry inventory models for each of the branches and ensure inventory levels are stable and optimized. Monitors and corrects inventory levels at warehouses to ensure the right stock levels are implemented and to maximize working capital. Minimize transportation costs by implementing inventory models and allocating stocks to the right locations.

  • Together with the Demand Planning Team, establish inventory targets and constantly refine them in order to minimize OOS and FG spoilage. Utilize a collaborative and consensus forecast approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts.

  • Suggest changes to inventory warehousing to meet increased or reduced demand.

  • Ensure marketing requests, moveout programs and plans are cascaded properly to the Branch Warehouse Supervisors (BWS).

  • Improve, monitor and discuss key metrics to be shown in the Demand Review Meetings including but not limited to Inventory Ageing Report, Transportation costs, FG Spoilage.

  • Monitor key metrics to be shown in the Demand Review Meetings including but not limited to Inventory Ageing Report, Transportation costs, FG Spoilage.

  • To perform any other tasks given by direct manager.



  • Possess a Degree in Business Admininistration preferably under Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Finance or equivalent.

  • Minimum 2 years experience in supply planning / inventory management in a sales and distribution environment of a FMCG industry.

  • Able to speak and write English well and must be computer literate.  

  • SAP knowledge would be advantageous.    

  • To work cohesively with various functions namely Sales, Marketing, Finance, Manufacturing and Logistics to achieve the overall objectives. 

  • Must have an advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel.



  • Be covered with medical insurance and HMO upon hiring, with HMO dependent coverage and medicine allowance

  • Receive bonuses and cash allowances such as meal and transport allowance

  • Have access to over 200 company training

  • Well-being programs for employees

  • Opportunities for your career growth

  • Recreational facilities in the office - Videoke, billiard and table tennis

  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 employees in 130 countries.

  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company

  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend.

  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves.



  • Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply.

  • We will make sure every candidate will receive a reply within 2 weeks after the application deadline.


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