Supply & Sales Planning Manager

  • Company: Fendi
  • Country/Region: Italy
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Supply Chain
  • Experience required: Minimum 10 years
  • Reference No.: FEND01357
  • Date of publication: 2020.01.17


The position is based in Rome. Reporting directly to the WW Supply Chain & Logistic Director, the Supply & Sales Planning Manager will monitor overall performance of Supply Chain, suggesting improvements to reach better performances. He/She will coordinate different Departments to match & execute seasonal Launch plan, sharing the vision of Supply Chain and Company needs to Production.


Main Responsibilities

  • Manage the Best Estimate by Zone and Category and guide the OTB process
  • Be able to create common agreement among different departments: Zones, Finance, Product & Merchandise teams
  • Develop and maintain tools to calculate and review Best Estimate at different levels
  • Monitor Buyings vs OTB during buying session and during seasons for reorders
  • Propose action plans for special capsule
  • Define the Launch strategies before buying session with Central Merchandising and Sales & Marketing teams
  • Coordinate the creation of launch packages right before the buying session
  • Drive production plan preparation after buying session
  • Coordinate workload of Central Logistic center for each new launch
  • Contribute to Master plan construction and take actions in case of unbalanced Master plan (orders vs capacity)
  • Monitor global Production Leadtimes & identify areas for improvements


  • 10+ years of experience in Production, Supply Chain, Logistic
  • University degree (Master of Science in Engineering/Industrial Management field)
  • Experience in luxury/fashion business
  • Excellent knowledge of Supply Chain processes
  • Fluent in English and Italian; French is a plus
  • Pro-activity and excellent organization skills
  • Sense of urgency and ability to reprioritize efficiently
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Business oriented

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