Retail Demand Planner - Sporting Goods

London Permanent
  • See a passion for sports and sportswear realised
  • Endless progression opportunities in a business with great employee retention

About Our Client

Over 2000 stores across the world
One of the World's largest sporting retailers with a London based Head Office

Job Description

- Drive availability by analysing the performance of your forecast.

- Work closely with all stakeholders across the business to ensure that new products are created in the forecasting and demand tool so that launch dates can be met.

- Co-build a profitable range structure according to the strategy for the UK

- Ensure solid stock availability rate, accurate forecasting, and pricing.

- Monitor stock levels and stock lifetime in our warehouse and stores to guarantee
healthy and profitable stock.

- Work closely with the whole supply team to deliver supply and demand KPI's.

- Provide weekly/monthly/yearly reports in coordination with the commercial team
to help boost sales.

- Analyse inventory at risk. Develop plans working closely with sales and marketing
to minimise inventory loss.

The Successful Applicant

- Minimum 2-3 years of supply chain background within retail.
- Be highly numerate with advanced Excel including pivot tables, lookups, data analysis functions, macros, graphs, etc.
- Good grasp of statistics/data analysis and forecasting control techniques with knowledge of MRP.
- You are proficient and have previous experience with SAP.

- Capacity to argue your convictions, combining rigour and flexibility to obtain results.
- You demonstrate team spirit and you love to work in collaboration with other teammates.
- You are a business entrepreneur.
- You feel comfortable to work with numbers thanks to a good level of analytical skills.
- You have good communication skills to liaise with several stakeholders.
- You are open-minded, collaborative and can think outside the box for solutions to complex challenges.
- You are passionate about sports and you practice regularly.

What's on Offer

- Free access to sports facilities - state of the art facilities in the UK Head Office including; Gym, Table Tennis, Dance Studio and Golf Simulators
- Profit sharing scheme
- Play sport together and have regular team socials
- Cycle to work scheme - 25% discount on a bike of your choice.
- 30% staff discount on products.

Kerry May
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+44 207 269 2193

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Kerry May
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2193
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