Syngenta Head of Planning in Russia


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• Manages the planning of CP,DFC products into Russia to meet RU demand requirements at the national level. • Manages effective planning scheme to ensure product availability at the plant level including proper segregation between entry points. • Manages robust and cost efficient secondary distribution with regards to set service and inventory level: controls distribution planning, transportation scheduling and execution to meet forecast demand and inventory target (at regional level in country). • Manages stock transfer & transportation record keeping, timely reporting, SAP operations control. • Drives distribution network optimization. Forms distribution strategy aligned with the overall SC Operations strategy, leads and controls implementation. • Analyzes the financial impact of proposed changes in planning and distribution areas. • Defines set of KPI’s to monitor planning and distribution performance. • Manages optimum communication with EAME planning community (including NPI, unplanned demand management). • Works out policies or procedures for planning activities. • Customer focus: implements differentiated planning strategies in order to satisfy customer requirements. • Supports SAP key users and master data management process. • Ensures implementation of compliance policies, procedures and guidelines in the area of responsibility.


• Proactively contribute in Commercial Unit S&OP process: promotes mutually beneficial and compliant working relationships/communication between registration department, sales, customer service, crop marketing and supply chain. • Ensures cost efficient inbound and local distribution of Syngenta products. • Controls availability of products, inbound and local planning to meet forecasted product demand. • Informs Sales organization about supply constraints, works out and provides possible solutions. • Continued cost optimization development. • Proper control over inventory targets together with Head of Supply operations and Warehouse logistics Manager. • Constant people coaching and supervision of their development. • Manage and lead group to the achieving of the goals and their personal development • Supporting backup roles within the group

Critical knowledge * Bachelor Degree / technical attitude of mind * Knowledge of supply planning in Supply Chains * Knowledge of supply chain processes * Principles of product distribution. * Methods and principles of inventory management * Basics of sociology, psychology, personnel management and labor motivation. * Fluent English * IS in planning functions * Business ethics Experience required * Experience of work in planning in large international companies from 3 to 5 years. * Experience of management of a team at least of 5 people. * Experience of cross-functional cooperation. Critical technical skills * The ability to simplify and analyze complex information and data * Fluent English. * Advanced PC user. * Advanced MS office applications user. * Presentation skills. * Ability to work under pressure. * Stress resistance. * Team player. * Conflict management skills. Critical leadership capabilities * Looks beyond the day to day work, seeks and shares best practice and support change initiatives * Thinks through potential impact of actions on others * Evidence of continuous improvement and development * Able to set individual stretch goals and align individual and team objectives * Achieves targeted performance /If you are a Russian Citizen and are interested in this position to express your interest in working with Syngenta, please contact the Syngenta Talent Acquisition (STA) Team via e-mail (please put the position name in the subject). Sending your CV and other personal data for purposes related to the potential hiring of the applicant, you confirm that you hereby give your consent to Syngenta, Limited Liability Company to use your personal data for any action (operation) or a set of actions (operations) committed with the use of automation equipment or without the use of such tools, including the collection, recording, systematization, accumulation, storage, clarification (update, modification), extraction, use, transfer (distribution, provision of access), blocking, deletion and transfer (including cross-border transfer to the territory of the European Union) to third parties, to whom Syngenta, Limited Liability Company may entrust the processing of personal data on the basis of agreements concluded with them, subject to the compliance with the requirements of the Russian legislation on the provision by such third parties of personal data confidentiality and personal data security during their processing.

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Job: *Supply Planning

Title: Head of Planning

Location: RUS

Requisition ID: 1704274