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Demand Planning Manager

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Woking

First 4 Personnel (& Temp) Ltd

Permanent

£35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits

  • Do you have previous experience in product delivery of an online business?
  • Looking for an exciting expanding organisation who value their staff and their ideas?
  • Have strong man management experience, analytical skills and XML connectivity?
  • Do you enjoy leading a team from the front and drive the commercial performance forward with analysis and a robust methodology to get the job done.

Then we'd love to hear from you!

Duties of the Demand Planning Manager:

  • Manage the Inventory and Demand team (some remotely):
    • Provide training and development opportunity for staff.
    • Ensure team SLA's are being adhered to, KPI's are being met.
    • Be the subject matter expert in all matters relating to product.
  • Implement, manage, and improve processes to ensure seamless product delivery.
  • Cost analysis to identify areas to improve and reduce rate.
  • Gap analysis to identify opportunity to strengthen portfolio.
  • Provide business intelligence on upcoming and lost opportunity in both product and ROI terms.
  • Regular reporting of business performance.
  • Contract detail verification, rate loading and post implementation checks on product.
    • Contract Signage
    • Insurance Documentation
    • Marketing Contribution
    • Partner Incentives from/to
    • Payment Terms
  • Work with Purchasing to ensure deliverable product is as per signed agreements across direct, point-to-point, and third-party contracts.
  • Provide first line support to affiliates and partners, from on-boarding to queries.
  • Launch product, working with eCommerce and IT to deliver product first time and at scale.
  • Review systems and technology to enhance capabilities

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working in a similar role and managing staff, ideally remotely.
  • Familiarity of working in a matrix organization.
  • Proven experience managing product, inventory, and driving change.
  • Analytical skills to identify trends and product opportunities.
  • Competent in SQL query writing.
  • Ability to identify and develop true, long term partnerships with supply chain.
  • Detailed knowledge of API/XML integration and third-party distribution is essential.
  • Ideally degree educated, but not essential.
  • Some Travel maybe required occasionally