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Demand Planning Manager

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

The Opportunity

My client is looking for a Demand Planning Manager to play an integral role within their supply chain team managing a crucial function for the wider business. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure and wide-ranging experience in a fast-paced and global supply chain team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain sales forecasts across their brand portfolio
  • Generate the best possible demand forecast for all brands in collaboration with the Business Ops, Finance and Supply chain teams
  • Build and own a KPI dashboard for demand planning to track and report against
  • Ensure that sales forecasts and stock ordering remain truly reflective of demand
  • Monitor sales against forecast, identifying trends, changes in demand and working with stakeholders to plan promotional activity and seasonality into demand plan
  • Track actual orders against demand forecast, investigating variances to understand the impact on sales and margin
  • Business partner with the wider Supply Chain function to ensure optimum level of ordering and holding is achieved
  • Maximise product lead times and MOQ's for full commercial efficiency
  • Check and evaluate data to highlight issues which may impact our inventory holding availability

Job Requirements:

  • Amazon Marketplace experience is essential
  • Previous e-commerce experience would be highly desirable
  • Experience of working at volume, > 500 sku's
  • Strong Demand Planning and/or merchandising experience
  • Commercial Mindset with previous accountability for tracking and reporting to stakeholders
  • Advanced Excel skills

Perks

  • 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexi-Friday's with early finishes monthly
  • Private medical insurance
  • Private pension
  • Competitive bonus scheme
  • Opportunity for international and domestic travel for tradeshows and industry events
  • Flexible working environment, with option to work in the office or from home
  • Work from abroad up to one month of the year