Assistant Planning Manager

Reed Procurement & Supply Chain - London
London Borough of Barnet
09 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have experience in planning management and are looking for a new and exciting challenge within a forward-thinking organisation? If so, keep reading, as we might have the perfect opportunity.

The Company

A multinational consumer FMCG company, which prides itself on launching innovative designs and leading technologies to both consumer and B2B markets.

Behind each innovative product are our core values of "creativity and contribution" which we apply to everything we do.

The Role

We are looking for a strong analytically minded and Japanese speaking Assistant Planning Manager to ensure smooth and precise business planning through the collation, analysis and reporting of accurate and timely stock and sales information. Joining our London office, your main responsibilities as our Assistant Planning Manager include:

- Excellent planning for products and accessories
- Efficient direct support to Deputy Managing Director, Planning Manager or Division
- Manager in all planning matters relating to products, including preparation of stock reports, sales reports and documents for review meetings
- Efficient support of sales and marketing teams
- Appropriate liaison with head-office on all matters relating to specified products, including preparing and sending revised plans, sales status or new models information

Please note that this role requires an individual who is fluent in Japanese. This role is a 1 year Fixed Term Contract

Our ideal Assistant Planning Manager will have the following skills and experience:

- Fluent in Japanese/ UK based
- Eligible to work in the UK without any restriction
- Demonstrable experience of Purchasing/Supply Chain/ Product Planning
- Great leadership and a team player
- Excellent organisational and time management skills
- Knowledge in planning and organising
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Good Analytical skills
- Advanced Excel skills
- Able to make effective decisions as required

You will receive:

In return for your hard work as our Assistant Planning Manager, you will receive a salary of £25,000 - £30,000 per annum + OTE Bonus as well as a range of benefits including:

- Excellent contributions to pension scheme
- Permanent Health Insurance
- BUPA medical Insurance
- Good training and development Opportunities
- New and modern offices with subsidised restaurant

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