IBP Process Coordinator & Masterdata Specialist

Date: 2 Jul 2024

Location: Mount Maunganui, NZ

Company: Zespri Group Limited

Kō wai mātou? Who are we?


Zespri is more than just the world’s single-largest marketer of kiwifruit. We like to think of ourselves as fruit on a mission: to help people, communities and the environment around the world thrive through the goodness of kiwifruit. We are proudly the world’s largest marketer of kiwifruit and 100 percent grower-owned, selling our premium, healthy, delicious Zespri Kiwifruit in more than 50 countries. We work with around 2,800 New Zealand and 1,500 international growers and post-harvest companies to source the best-quality Zespri Kiwifruit which we supply through our distribution partners to wholesale and retail customers. We are one of New Zealand’s best-known international brands, dedicated to creating sustainable long-term value for growers.  


He aha te mahi? What's the role?


Reporting directly to the Head of IBP Capability, this newly created role is critical in enhancing our Integrated Business Planning (IBP) operations. You will oversee two key functions: IBP master data administration and the coordination of global process cadence and system workflows. Your work will ensure the accuracy and efficiency of our planning inputs, directly contributing to the success of our market planning teams.


Your key responsibilities will include:


  • Communicate monthly process timelines and organise and schedule IBP meetings for the next six months.
  • Manage the Global IBP calendar, incorporating financial forecast plans and coordinating various functions.
  • Work with the Global Allocations Lead to coordinate pre-season meetings, including scheduling and preparation.
  • Oversee monthly planning round workflows within SAP IBP.
  • Track and report on process adherence, ensuring all tasks are completed on time.
  • Manage master data within SAP IBP.
  • Handle the CMIR (customer material information records) process, support users with queries, and manage change requests.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for SAP IBP process orchestration and provide training for new users and updates for existing users.
  • Coordinate and track project progress, assigning tasks, monitoring deadlines, and facilitating team communication.
  • Manage the IBP service desk, triaging incidents and user queries.
  • Report monthly IBP support statistics and support the IBP Centers of Excellence team with administrative tasks.


Ko wai koe? Who are you?


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:


  • Experience in supply or demand planning.
  • Proficiency in managing processes using workflow management tools.
  • Familiarity with planning systems, specifically SAP IBP, is advantageous.
  • Experience in master data administration.
  • General knowledge of IBP/S&OP processes.
  • Flexibility in working hours.


He aha e tika ai a Zespri? Why Zespri?


Our people are what makes our culture so irresistible and uniquely Zespri. We are a passionate and mighty team of 900+ employees in 23 different locations globally. Working at Zespri is an opportunity to join a fast-paced, culture-driven environment unlike any other. We want people who share our values of being personally connected, results-driven and committed to guardianship. Join us in shaping our future and be part of a truly unique organisation.  


  • Competitive overall remuneration package, including a short-term incentive scheme opportunity
  • FlexWELL flexible work ethos: WFH and the office
  • Additional paid annual leave day each year (Zespri Day)
  • Additional paid day to volunteer in your community 
  • Global life and permanent disability insurance
  • Group medical insurance benefits
  • Convenient Mt Maunganui office location 
  • Your daily dose of Vitamin C with free kiwifruit!


Tono mai inaianei! Apply now! Applications close Monday 15th July 2024.


At Zespri, we understand the importance of diverse perspectives and experiences, and a fair hiring process is the first step to getting there. We want to attract a diverse range of people and encourage everyone from all backgrounds and walks of life to apply. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments to take part in the recruitment and selection process by reaching out to our Talent Acquisition team by email at careers@zespri.com.