Demand Planner

Recruiter
Vertical Advantage Limited
Location
London
Salary
£35000 - £40000/annum bonus and benefits
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Key Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

* Responsible for ensuring accurate, timely forecasts are created and delivered for assigned portfolio, new products being launched and promotional products.
* Working collaboratively and cross-functionally to understand and deliver customer requirements.
* Providing historical and forward reporting and analysis on the specific section of business by sku, brand and customer.
* Analysing and providing monthly forecast accuracy and inventory reports.
* Flagging supply chain issues that could affect the business.
* Communicating and collaborating closely with the Global teams/manufacturing sites to ensure the requirements of the UK market is met, and to ensure smooth, timely supply of given portfolio including new products being launched
* Championing continuous improvement and best practice.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

* Previous experience in a similar forecasting/demand planning/supply chain role essential.
* Experience working in SAP advantageous
* Strong Excel skills (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, SUM, IF)
* High degree of numeracy and analysis
* Able to self-manage, organise and deliver forecasts and reports in timely manner
* Has a process improvement mentality who proactively seeks improvement
* Thrives on challenges and able to deal and work in pressurised situations
* Customer centric