Demand & Distribution Planner

  • Company: Fendi
  • Country/Region: Italy
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Supply Chain
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: FEND01309
  • Date of publication: 2019.10.16


The position is based in our HQ in Rome & part of Central Supply Chain organization. The Demand Planning and Distribution team is looking for an experienced Planner to manage downstream Supply Chain activities.


Main Responsibilities

  • Manage worldwide inventory, optimizing product availability and Sell through
  • Ensure steady availability on permanent & cross seasonal products (demand planning, reorder planning, defining the model stock, market replenishment, monitor distribution up to stores)
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results
  • Optimize Sell through with Rebalancing proposals
  • Close teamwork with Merchandising and Product teams to set up coordinated actions on sales forecasts, inventory level and reorders to support the business
  • Act as the key contact for all regional teams, supporting retail needs with ad hoc reporting or concrete actions on inventory planning
  • Ensure a smooth collaboration with Logistic teams in central warehouse to coordinate spot actions to speed up / prioritize flows of priority merchandise
  • Be able to challenge and propose improvements on the existing processes.



  • Masters Degree in Engineering
  • 3-4 years of experience in a similar position, preferably within the luxury/fashion industry
  • Excellent command of Excel; knowledge of Anaplan is a plus
  • Proven Supply Chain and Demand planning experience
  • Strong analytical skills, precision and proactive approach
  • Continuous improvement attitude, flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Team working skills with the ability to interact with cross-functional and local teams
  • Fluency in English and Italian; French is a plus.

Fashion & Leather Goods

Houses with a unique heritage and young emerging brands make up this exceptional division. Each of their creations becomes an object of desire, imbued with timelessness.

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