Every so often, a dialogue will start about the traits that make a good S&OP leader. Some folks will offer specific educational requirements, while others will discuss job experience. Still others will define softer skills such as persuasion and likability, or even effective communication skills. I am not sure there is a specific skill set required, although there are many traits that S&OP leaders have in common.

From Issue: Four Steps to Achieving Enterprise S&OP That Businesses Will Love
(Summer 2017)