NSQF-Demand Planning Manager - Life Sciences.pdf

Demand Planning Manager - Life Sciences

  • Job DescriptionDemand Planning Manager analyses the drivers of demand in order to generate a forecast for a particular product. The role holder is responsible for managing an efficient supply chain, minimizing costs and reducing excess inventory.
  • CodeLFS/Q0606
  • SectorLife Sciences
  • NSQF LevelLevel 6
  • Notional Hours280
  • Accrediting BodiesLife Sciences Sector Skills Council
  • Certifying BodiesLife Sciences Sector Skills Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    Demand Planning Manager- Life Sciences falls under Supply Chain Occupation. The individual is responsible for analysing the drivers of demand in order to generate a forecast for a particular product. The role holder is responsible for managing an efficient supply chain. minimizing costs and reducing excess inventory. The job requires individual to use the knowledge of supply chain function in life sciences industry. knowledge and understanding of supply chain and basic statistical concepts and application (e.g.. just in time. material requirement planning). use of IT in supply chain like Ms. Office. SAP etc. organizational SoPs. The individual applies skills like Communication skills. Problem solving. analytical thinking. and plan and organize and decision making. The job role holder has responsibility of own work and learning and full responsibility for other's work and learning

  • International Comparability

    While preparing the NOSs, a detailed secondary desk research was conducted.The European, South African and Australian NOSs were referred to. The relevant International NOSs for the job role are listed below for reference: UK NOS • COGLS7 Plan and run projects for life science related work activities • COGLS322 Plan, conduct and manage projects, operations or investigations in life sciences and related industries • COGLS324 Managing budgets in life sciences and related industries • SFHPHARM23 check documentation and materials • COGLS2 Maintain effective and efficient working relationships Switzerland NOS • Refer page no. 110, Unit Group 1324, page no. 210 Unit Group 3323;International Standard Classification of Occupations ILO Geneva, ISCO–08 Volume I (http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---dgreports/---dcomm/---publ/do...) Australia NOS • Apply Just in Time (JIT) procedures • Apply integrated logistics support processes and procedures • Direct ICT in a supply chain • Use inventory systems to organise stock control • Assess and monitor optimum stock levels • Perform stock control procedures • Participate effectively in a workplace environment South Africa NOS • Act in accordance with ethical and legal codes of pharmaceutical representation and the laws of the country • Apply ethical and legally compliant behaviour in pharmaceutical and health environments

  • Progression Pathway

    Upward progression:  Planning Country Head Lateral/ Horizontal progression:   Supply Planning Manager .  Supply Chain Manager .  Coordination Manager

  • Qualification File NSQF-Demand Planning Manager - Life Sciences.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    LFS/N0610 To develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) Mandatory 90 Level 6
    LFS/N0611 To translate demand signals into an executable demand plan by business Mandatory 40 Level 6
    LFS/N0612 To manage coordinate and interact with people to carry out effective demand planning Mandatory 50 Level 6
    LFS/N0609 To ensure compliance and exchange of information Mandatory 40 Level 6
    LFS/N0613 To provide analytical support for supply chain management Mandatory 60 Level 6