• Demand Planning Analyst

    Location UK-London, Finchley (Global Headquarters)
    Job ID
    2018-3224
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Category/Function
    Demand Planning
    Brand
    Pentland Brands
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    Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation


     


    Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.


     


    We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.


     


    We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.


     


    We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.


     


    For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.

     

    As Demand Planning Analyst you will:



    • Support the Senior Demand Planner on the creation and management of a demand forecast for a defined customer, channel or region withing the Footwear Division

    • Support the building & management of a , Build & manage a phased demand forecast based on multiple internal and external inputs, supporting the wider demand planning team nputs, for a defined customer, channel or region

    • Working with the wider business process; linking supply forecasts lign with financial targets and goals, and provide a sales forecast in order for supply to plan capacity & stock 


    Responsibilities:



    • Running demand reviews
      Working with & supporting account managers and the wider demand planning team to build current orderbook + building of future forecasts, including identification of sales opportunities or stock risk

    • Working closely with the supply chain teams for short, medium & longer range forecasts for logistics, stock and capacity planning longer term capacity planning + shorter term logistics management

    • Work closely with the Customer Operations Team in order to manage the order book, cancelling, moving and phasing orders as necessary vs demand.

    • A analysing customer sell-out data

    • Ownership of customer sell-out/EPOS uploading, reporting and analysis to wider business, and external customers, taking data from multiple sources and business units

    • Create weekly detailed sell-out files for each individual customer, working with relevant teams; sales, demand planning, customer service & customer to fill in any history or data gaps

    • Coordinate with IT teams to load into the reporting system (SAP BW)

    • Provide best practice and training support to the brand on the sell-out report

    • Maintain close relationships with supply, sales and planning & customer operations teams, ensuring that communication is maintained on all aspects of deliveries and supply issues. 

     

     










                             What you need to have



    • Knowledge of buying processes and forecasting is useful

    • Strong skills in Excel spread sheets, and how to manipulate data to produce analysis

    • Experience of analysing data and presenting in a format tailored to specific audiences

    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

    • Strong attention to detail



                        What we need to see in you 



    • Highly planned, organised & methodical 

    • Positive and have a confident approach to getting things done within a very demanding environment

    • Articulate presenter of options and recommendations (verbal and written)

    • Organised and able to prioritise to meet deadlines

    • Strong team player with the ability to work, create and maintain relationships  cross functionally



     


     


     This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.


     


     www.pentland.com                                     https://careers-pentland.icims.com/                                    


     

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