Student Assistant: Forecasting & Performance within Commercial Supply Chain


Humlebæk, DK

Job Family:  Supply & Logistics
Country/Region:  Denmark

Do you want to kick-start your career in Supply Chain in a role that involves global collaboration and commercial insights? 


Join our Forecasting and Performance team!
At our headquarters in Humlebæk, you will join Commercial Supply Chain - a high performing team of 15 international colleagues split into three areas, Forecasting & Performance, Supply Chain Analytics and our team of Senior Supply Chain Business Managers. As part of the Forecasting & Performance team, you and 6 dedicated colleagues work with our global volume forecasting processes and follow up on forecasting performance. 


Together, we ensure a high-quality volume forecast used for planning the production of our products for people with intimate health care needs. In this role you will collaborate closely with the other members of the forecasting & performance team, but also with stakeholders across our global organization in sales regions, subsidiaries, Marketing, and Commercial Finance.  


The position as Student Assistant is part time with 15-20 hours weekly and will refer to Head of Forecasting & Performance. 


Real responsibilities from day one – and the chance to make a difference in our forecasting processes
The forecasting team is a central function within our Global Supply Chain where we work on the foundation for a well-functioning Supply Chain in Coloplast. To succeed in the role, it is important you have interest and flair for working with big datasets and complex systems and can transform data into valuable insights.
“One of the things that I’ve really enjoyed as a student assistant is that I have both been asked and helped to take on important responsibilities. The work I am doing is being recognized and appreciated, and I get the chance to contribute to meaningful work that makes a difference. I am always encouraged to chip in with my thoughts and ideas. I feel like an important contributor in the team and I’ve really enjoyed working with this great group of colleagues”. says Emma, our current student assistant.


Your key tasks will include:

  • Work with volume forecast across all business areas and sales regions
  • Validate and upload forecast of new launches and market expansions into our end-to-end planning system OMP+
  • Develop reporting in PowerBI and Excel to support the forecasting process and validation of the forecast
  • Support the team with various tasks, for example by creating/updating management presentations


A collaborative individual with drive, eagerness to learn and a strong analytical mindset 

We believe the right candidate is a team player who enjoys being part of and contributing to a team. The key to success is your eagerness to learn, your open-minded personality, customer centric mindset and solid analytical and solid problem-solving skills. As a person, you not only recognize yourself in, but also get inspired by our company mission and values.


Finally, we see that you

  • Are about to start your Master’s degree within supply chain management, engineering, or finance and have at least 2 years of studies left.
  • Willingness to learn how our global end-to-end planning system (OMP+) works, with focus on sales volume forecasting
  • Speak and write English at a high level, to enable communication worldwide (Danish is not a requirement)
  • Display drive and have strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills 
  • Have strong Excel skills, and if you do not already have experience with Power BI, your flair for new systems and tools ensures that you can easily get to know the data visualization tool


The student assistant role could be a way into a future career in Coloplast’s Global Supply Chain for the right candidate. 


If you would like to know more about the position, please contact Sofia Kjelgaard, Head of Forecasting & Performance, at We will take candidates into the recruitment process continuously, so do not hesitate to apply. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 14.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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