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.: FEND01557
  • Date of publication: 2020.10.12


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.
  • Close teamwork with Merchandising and Product teams to set up coordinated actions on sales forecasts, inventory level and reorders to support the business.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Optimize Sell through with Rebalancing proposals.
  • Being able to challenge and propose improvements on the existing process.

KPIs to follow:

  • Availability rate
  • Stock Coverage
  • Set up fulfillment
  • Target stock level


Required skills

  • Master Degree in Engineering.
  • Experienced (4-5 years in similar positions).
  • Experience in luxury/fashion business a plus.
  • Good knowledge of Supply Chain.
  • Strong analytical skills, master on Excel.
  • Anaplan knowledges is a plus.
  • Flexible and able to deal with ambiguity.
  • Enthusiastic about teamwork.
  • Fluent in English or Italian, ideally both; French 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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