Accessories Demand Planner

Location
Dublin, Dublin City Centre
Salary
EUR35 - EUR40 per annum
Posted
07 Mar 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Ref
GSDP
Contact
Graham Shiels
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Accessories Demand Planner


Accountabilities

Define DOS sales forecasts for existing products, collecting, checking and analyzing all necessary information in order to increase forecasting accuracy and improve service level.

Implement a Collaborative Planning with the top clients, in collaboration with Sales Department, to forecasts the seasonal buying and improving the service level on new collection.

Manage phase-in and phase-out implications on forecast and cannibalization of novelties on existing products.

Share validated results with Supply Chain Planning teams in order to define both production and distribution plans, priority strategy.

Support in the monthly and quarterly demand reviews and proactively prepare the monthly forecast meeting.

Provide weekly sales reports and general analysis, in order to support management decisions and react in time with forecast adjustments.

Define and monitor KPI's related to demand planning and actual sales (forecast accuracy).

Implement gap analysis between forecasts and sales, identify causes and propose solutions for improvement.

Review and update forecasting models according to distribution channels and business needs.

Define in detail the sales forecast plan by area and channel.

Proactively maintain and improve the Forecasting tool.

PROFILE

Qualifications / Professional Capabilities

University degree in Economics, Engineering, Statistics or equivalent education

At least 3-5 years' experience gained in a similar role within a fashion/luxury brand

Knowledge of main operational flows, dynamics and procedures of a fashion company

High attitude for sales data and market trend analysis (passion for business)

Knowledge of planning techniques and models, simulation and scenario analysis/handling

Ability to work flexibly among quickly-changing priorities and consistently deliver to tight deadlines

Quantitative and qualitative data analysis

MS office and SAP BW user

Fluent in English, second language an advantage

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