Associate Forecasting Business Operations Manager

  • Location
    Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
  • Job type
  • Category
    Business Operations and Management - Consultant

Adecco is assisting a local manufacturing client's search for Associate Forecasting Business Operations Consultant.

This is a part-time opportunity with some remote work!!

POSITION: Associate Forecasting Business Operations Consultant
LOCATION: Englewood Cliffs NJ
HOURS: 24-30 hours per week Days flexible but need to cover 3 days minimum - Flexibility to work remote at times DURATION: 6 months W2 contract
PAY RATE: depends upon experience


Associate Forecasting Business Operations Manager (AFBOM) is responsible for delivering an unbiased Category topline forecast for the Foods category. The AFBOM is the business partner to the Category Leadership team, as well as, a proactive contributor to the cross functional S&OP category teams. The AFBOM analyzes information received from cross functional business partners, along with trends and business drivers he/she has identified to deliver the monthly forecast. The AFBOMs require strong communication skills as they will be sharing information in detail and at summarized level for Leadership teams. Customer Development, or CD, is what the client call their Sales organization. Customer Development works closely with our customers to pioneer new products, build categories and deploy best-in-class retail and shopper capabilities.


The Associate Forecasting Business Operations Manager(AFBOM) owns the category volume call, in addition to ensuring there is a balanced risk and opportunities profile. The BOM team is well regarded and asked to meet with regularly to discuss the state of the business, concerns on the forecast and/or ways to improve the S&OP processes. Highly visible role as team has full responsibility to the topline forecast.

Seek fresh opportunities, insisting on innovation and never settling for “good enough.” Take pride in delivering work to the highest standards. AFBOMs need to be strong in their position, understand the facts/trends they are seeing and influence across the business to ensure 50/50 call is provided. Changemaker: You know there is always a way we can improve results and you are committed to helping others see those possibilities.

Strategy guru: You love to think outside the box and imagine new possibilities for the business. You are a visionary, creating strategies to drive business growth and inspiring others along the way. Story teller: Use data to drive actionable insights to illustrate problem-solving and land compelling messages. Craft meaningful stories that resonate with a broad and diverse audience. Strong communication skills are imperative to the success of an AFBOM. The AFBOM must be able to translate the details into a business story when discussing with Senior Leaders, but they also need to be able to work through the details in cross functional team meetings to ensure all parties are understanding impacts of trends.

Take the lead in the marketplace versus following. You have a positive attitude about the company's future and a passion for winning. To be successful, the AFBOM needs to build strong working relationships with the cross functional team – this will require dedication/integrity at work but also should include team building activities to generate strong support across the team.

Requiremnts to Succeed:

Proven ability to lead and influence (up, down and across) through a matrix structure

CPG Forecasting experience preferred

Good business partner across all functional areas

Highly numerate and analytical

Energetic and resilient

Capable of building objective, well-structured rationales to underpin forecast assumption

Bachelor degree required along with 3-5 years’ relevant work experience

Knowledge of syndicated data tools (Nielsen/IRI) a plus

Highly proficient with MS Excel.

**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / no corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only and not require relocation assistance.

***Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.

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