Demand Planner

Posted 04 May 2023
Salary £30000 - £40000 per annum
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameLauren Chapman

Job description

Demand Planner l Manchester l Up to £40k l Beauty| Hybrid Working Model

Job Overview:

Axon Moore are delighted to be working  with an established fast-growing Hair eCommerce company with plans for continued accelerated growth within the UK and into international markets. The SME beauty brand are looking to expand their team as they continue on their journey to joining the big leagues. This role will be pivotal within the business and they’re looking for someone with a genuine passion for the sector to join their growing team. The right person will work towards taking ownership of the sales and stock planning activities for our product portfolio sold globally through our e-commerce platform and Wholesale channels.  In addition you’ll be working with key stakeholders across the business and lead on implementing best in class processes and systems to drive and optimise profitability.

Salary: Up to £40k

Location: Manchester

Main Duties:
  • Lead the sales forecast process working across all departments building consensus between commercial/ customer forecasts, channel plans and sales history inclusive of challenging and monitoring promotional calendar
  • Manage and co-ordinate stock management accuracy and reporting on all stock led tasks to achieve KPIs and ensure sound stock cover across product portfolio
  • Present sales and stock forecasts to Head of Finance for monthly sign off highlighting risks and opportunities versus financial commitments for YTG
  • Analyse and develop sales and stock trends and identify the key drivers of sales of key products and product ranges
  • Implement and develop Standard Operating Procedures for sales and stock management processes - ensure that all documentation is up-to-date and complies with company standards.
  • Develop statistical forecast models for sales, gross profit and stock
  • Monitor the sales performance of new products and develop a history that can be used as a guide in future launches
  • Develop repository of information that can be used to support future forecasting and risk analysis
  • Arrange all freight with non-landed suppliers and deliveries of landed stock, working closely alongside the Head of Ops to manage intake at the different warehouses

Person Specification:
  • Minimum 2-3 years industry knowledge and experience in a similar or complimentary role (such as Finance or Operations)
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency with statistical and forecasting fundamentals
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to demonstrate resilience when working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Advanced proficiency with software systems – including ERP systems
  • Must be proactive with a flexible approach but be able to meet tight deadlines with high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Positive attitude and desire to grow personally

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