Demand Planner

  • Company: Bulgari Ireland
  • Country/Region: Ireland
  • Business group: Watches & Jewelry
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Supply Chain
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: BULG04353
  • Date of publication: 2020.01.27

Position

Accountabilities

  • Define sales forecasts for existing products, collecting, checking and analysing all necessary information in order to increase forecasting accuracy and improve service level
  • Collaborate with Marketing Department on new products forecasting and act as pivot in order to integrate it in the global forecast, improving novelties forecasting methods.
  • 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
  • Support the manager 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

  • Engineering degree, or degree in statistics or equivalent education would be an advantage
  • At least 2 years of experience in Demand Planning
  • Knowledge of main operational/logistics flows and procedures
  • Knowledge of planning techniques and models
  • Quantitative data analysis
  • Simulation and scenario analysis/handling
  • Statistics techniques
  • MS office
  • Fluent in English, French or Italian is a plus

 

Personal Competencies

  • Analysis
  • Innovation
  • Projects ownership
  • Planning & Organization
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Operational Effectiveness
  • Initiative & Flexibility

Additional information

You must be legally entitled to work in Ireland

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