(IB93) Demand/Supply Planner

£30,000.00 - 35,000.00 Per Annum

Job Title: Demand/Supply Planner

Location: Marylebone

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

My client, a beauty brand based in central London, are seeking a Demand/Supply Planner to join their busy office. You will be responsible for providing accurate and timely product forecasts to optimise sales and profitability.

This is a varied and dynamic role, where no two days are the same! The business is planning to grow at a rapid rate, so you will be directly involved with that growth.

Previous experience/ interest in the beauty, FMCG or retail sector would be beneficial.

Role:
Managing demand forecasts
Managing inventory levels
Input target setting
Reviewing sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare and analyse forecast data
Lead the supply planning process for existing items, new products and product phase outs
Provide reporting to the business on KPI’s
Identify opportunities and risks within partners and make recommendations
Analysing SKU performance
Providing the business with Root Cause Analysis for deviations

About you:
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel skills and a wide variety of systems experience.
Experience in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts.
Experience of working in the FMCG or retail industry with a proven demand planning and customer collaboration.
Advanced Excel (VLOOKUPS, Pivot Tables and creating formula).
A thick-skinned nature, you will be able to push back, and challenge respectively and confidently explain why stock may not be where it needs to be when it needs to be.
The ability and interest in reviewing current processes and systems and suggesting tweaks and new ideas where applicable.
Excellent organisational skills