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Demand Planner (Retail Supply Chain)

Job Title: Demand Planner (Retail Supply Chain)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Market Rates
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months
REF: jd/c/DP_1496843955
Contact Name: Joe Drahota
Contact Email: joe.drahota@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Demand Planner (Technology Retail)

The Demand Planner is part of the Channel Operations Team within the Consumer Function of a leading technology retail brand's Head Offices in Berkshire.

This role will be the key Supply Chain interface into the Trading process, working collaboratively with key internal and external partners to gain insight and create an accurate Demand Plan to support the company's Trading Plan.
As an integral member of the Supply Chain team you will be responsible for working across multiple departments and channels to understand all activity that impacts sales performance and use it to define our inbound Supply Plan

In a nutshell:

The Demand Planner owns the 16 week demand plan for all technology hardware and accessories, across all channels. So they will interface heavily with Trading to ascertain what is coming up, to make sure there is enough stock ordered, and liaise with Supply Chain to ensure it is scheduled for when the demand is there e.g. a new product launch, or seasonal promotion etc…

What we're looking for:

  • We need a highly analytical Demand Planner from a fast-paced Retail/FMCG/Telco/Fashion/Tech background (high value, fast-moving).
  • Supply and Demand background - forecasting, trading etc.
  • You'll be an Excel wizard
  • Oracle Retail or LIP (Life-cycle Inventory Planning) would be a bonus but not essential

What you can expect:

You'll be joining a household brand name with an excellent reputation for employee engagement and development, in a fast-paced but supportive team environment. You'll have exposure to numerous key business areas, and will be the go-to person for demand planning on the most exciting technology releases on the market. All in all, a great place to work!

If this sounds like you, please apply here... happy to consider both permanent or contract applications.

Demand Planner (Technology Retail)

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