Demand Planner- Faces Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at Chalhoub Group

Title: Demand Planner- Faces

Company: Chalhoub Group

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: IT/Tech, Supply Chain/Logistics

We are Chalhoub Group, a leading family business in the world of beauty, fashion and gifts. We have blended our Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury to offer service excellence to all our partners and a unique experience to all our customers for over years.

As we continue to grow, it’s our vision to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of customers everywhere.

Job Summary:

Our Demand Planner will ensure our company’s operations are timely, efficient, and cost-effective. You will assist in all demand planning duties including estimating future product demand, analyzing inventory flow, and developing forecast models.

To succeed in this role, you should be professional, highly-analytical, and possess excellent communication skills. The successful candidate should also have an in-depth knowledge of advanced mathematical and forecasting practices.

Key Responsibilities:

Demand Planning and Analysis:

Apply planning and forecasting techniques regarding demand and capacity and interpret and communicate results to relevant team members

Seek new approaches to generate greater forecast accuracy and improved analysis of sales forecasts inputs

Review sales inputs and ensure an appropriate Sales Forecast is developed and consistently renewed

Apply planning and modelling techniques to investigate and evaluate demand scenarios and the impact of relevant constraints in order to ensure an appropriate basis is selected for the Demand Plan

Seek opportunities to deploy improved tools and techniques to enable achievement of better plans and business decisions

Assist in the development of the Demand Plan; determine what is required in the demand, supply and inventory plans to support business needs

Setup and run the S&OP process within my business

Anticipate and mitigate specific factors (demand drivers, supply constraints) relevant in my category which must be carefully managed in the S&OP process

Devise action plans which include targeted pricing adjustments in order to achieve required outcomes such as increased sales or reduction of excess stock while managing margin and profits within acceptable levels

Seek required support and approval for implementation of any action plans involving price adjustments and lead the implementation of those plans

Inventory Management & Fulfilment Support

Provide input on theoptimum stock model to support agreed Demand and business plans

Ensure that Supply Planning KPIs align with multiple stakeholders’ objectives for inventory optimization

Identify gaps in current supply or Demand plans and propose remedial action

Monitor supply planning adherence to demand plan

Identify constraints and options on available space and alert the business to impending issues

Cost Management & Analysis:

Assess sources of supply and costs using multitiered supply chain costing approaches  them throughout the life of a supply agreement

Identify and implement, where required, opportunities to reduce cost and/or supply risk

Monitor currency fluctuations and understand the impact of forex rates on business costs

Supply Chain Operational Excellence:

Support the role of audit and financial compliance in all operational activities

Develop and implement plans to ensure compliance

Monitor and administer adherence to the main requirements and terms and conditions of any contract agreements engaged in

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