Head of Planning

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London | Ref: BBBH20256

£60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum

Head of Planning
Central London
£60,000 - £70,000 + Benefits

Role Profile
Our client, a growing retail / wholesale business based in central London, are currently looking to add a highly experienced Demand Forecaster whom an extensive background within S&OP Planning to gain with their growth plans. In addition to the S&OP process, the successful candidate will be responsible for end to end supply chain planning, inventory management and ownership of supplier relations.
Key responsibilities

  • Implementing S&OP process
  • Ownership of Demand Forecasting
  • Inventory management across numerous warehouses and stores
  • Supplier management
  • Management of weekly sales
  • Reporting on Actual v Forecast sales
  • Lead, manage and develop team
  • Execution of Demand and Supply plans
  • Review product availability grading
  • Work closely with retail stores to support new launches

Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience within Demand / Forecasting experience
  • Experienced implementing systems
  • Working knowledge of S&OP processes
  • Background within FMCG or other fast moving sector
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Proven background leading projects - preferably cost saving / supply improvements
  • Strategic background
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Experienced within ERP systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong influencer
  • Proven Track record
  • Strong MS office skills
  • Strong presentation and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to motivate, influence and manage others
  • Ability to maintain an objective approach when faced with competing priorities
  • Proactive, 'can do' attitude

Client information
Our client is a Retail / Wholesale business.

£60,000 - £70,000 + Benefits

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