Demand Planner – Fashion Jobs in Dubai – UAE at Chalhoub Group
Title: Demand Planner – Fashion
Company: Chalhoub Group
Location: Dubai – UAE
Type: Full Time
Category: Supply Chain/Logistics
Who we areWeare aleading partner for luxury across the Middle East.
Withmore than 600 stores, 300 brands and over 65 years of experience in the region,we have become amajor player in the beauty, fashion and gift sectors,by offering service excellence toourpartners anddelightingallour customers.
Wearemoving fast from a traditional distributor and retailer for luxury in the Middle East,to a hybrid retailer bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips ofcustomers everywhere. Tofuel the next stage ofourgrowth we are looking to build a world class team. From physical retail through to supply chain and customer loyalty, we aim to use technology and data to continuously improve every aspect of our operations.
We are looking for top talent to join uson thisjourneyofexploring new horizons together. What you’ll be doing
At Chalhoub we move fast and make things happen!
As aDemand Planner you willensure our company’s operations are timely, efficient, and cost-effective.
You willassist in all demand planning duties including estimating future product demand, analysing inventory flow, and developing forecast models.
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 thebusiness 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 the optimum stock model to support agreed Demand and business plans Ensure that Supply Planning KPIs align with multiple stakeholders’ objectives for inventory optimisation 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 Whatyou’ll need to succeed
At Chalhoub you’re in the driver’s seat!
To succeed in this role, you will beprofessional, highly-analytical, and possess excellent communication skills. You should also have in-depth knowledge of advanced mathematical and forecasting practices.
Able tolead top-to-top risk mitigation discussions with key supply partners Good understanding of major project management methodology
Able tolead cross-functional/organizational project teams Familiar with the DMAIC (Define-Measure-Ana…