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Supply & Demand Planner (Jewelry)

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Supply & Demand Planner (Jewelry)

Job Description



  

  

MAIN PURPOSE

The Jewelry Supply & Demand planner is responsible for the definition and implementation of the supply strategy to ensure optimum stock level in all distribution channel (Retail/ Wholesale/ Online).

His/her analysis skills help to understand requirement and to make him a strong contributor to business growth.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Key responsibility 1: Demand Planning

  • On range items: build, monitor and challenge forecast accuracy  in collaboration with Product team
  • On novelties: Sales follow up post launch, feedback loops with all stakeholders. Initial strategy fine-tuning based on actual performance
  • Maintain the system accordingly


Key responsibility 2: Assortment

  • Size and engineer assortment for our doors (Retail, Wholesale, Ecommerce) when needed
  • Ensure the consistency at model and metric level
  • Monitor assortment fulfilment, anticipate potential shortages, communicate appropriately to concerned parties, and discuss prioritization or extra allocations with HQ.
  • Maintain and adjust the MDS in system to ensure the accuracy and proper order generation and stock replenishment.


Key responsibility 3: Supply Planning

  • Analyse the current stock situation and alert for the risk of shortage
  • Evaluate DRP orders vs. stock & sales forecast quarterly.  Rectify any discrepancies to ensure replenishment plan accuracy.
  • Define the stock policy by considering the sales trend, logistics leadtime and replenishment constraint
  • Define monthly stock allocation plan Retail, E-commerce and Wholesale. Manage the reallocation between according to stock situation and sales performance.
  • Plan and reserve the stock for new openings and manage the stock from closures.
  • Track novelty launch delivery and evaluate the performance for necessary actions.
  • Monitor firm order delivery and prioritize the allocation to serve the request.
  • Monitor delivery from HQ and stock reception at DC in collaboration with Logistics to ensure smooth sales replenishment.
  • Monitor “Set for You” orders to reach boutiques within the due date and system administrative management. Track inbound shipments in close relationship with Logistics and adjust the lead-time for China specific holidays (National day & CNY) to reflect the proper order due date in system. 


Key responsibility 4: Novelties management

  • Size the sales potential and define the strategy (network/VM display/event support) in collaboration with Product Team
  • Elaborate a launch plan with defined launch quantities and assortment according to the sales, display needs and Maison’s strategy
  • Monitor the delivery and stock reception of novelties to ensure a proper launch on time
  • Follow up the stock replenishment and sales trend after launch, take proper actions with HQ to maintain healthy stock level and maximize the sales


Key responsibility 5: Reporting & Projects

  • Ensure the control of our processes though various analyses and reporting (Sales, Stock, market trends, etc.)
  • Propose and coordinate Supply Project and trouble solutions related to this scope


QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master degree in Supply Chain related field
    • At least 2 year of experience in Supply Chain related functions with handling of a wide SKU base and network in retail industry, luxury field is a plus.
    • Self-motivated, quick learner, positive attitude, ability to plan and prioritize and able to work under pressure
    • Agile and able to work at a fast pace in a changing environment
    • Strong category planning and forecasting experience
    • High level of curiosity and ability to think out of the box
    • Good communication and collaboration with cross-functions
    • Good command of both written and spoken English and Mandarin
    • Essential analytical & numerical skills with commercial awareness
    • Computer literacy and excellent in Excel.
    • SAP knowledge a plus


DIMENSION:

  • Headcount supervised    0
  • Internal contacts:
    • Strong functional line of reporting with Supply Chain Manager.
    • Work closely with Supply Chain team members, Head Quarter, Commercial, Product Marketing/Communication team, PR and Logistics


Details

Job type
Full-time
Location
Shanghai, China
Department
Marketing, Sales
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration
Indefinite